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A Renowned Evolutionist Follows in the Footsteps of Charles Darwin

<< Back to the 2016 Bucket List Brown University biology professor KENNETH MILLER is renowned as an eloquent advocate for the theory of evolution, but he didn’t have an opportunity to visit the Galápagos Islands—where Charles DarwinShow More Summary

Weezer Offering $25,000 "Weezer Experience Bundle"

Photo by Sean Murphy Weezer's Weezer (otherwise known as "The White Album") will be self-released on April 1. The band is offering a "Weezer Experience Bundle" on their website, which promises a trip to the Galapagos Islands to go bird-watching with Rivers Cuomo. Show More Summary

Walk on the wild side on a discounted yacht tour of the Galapagos Islands

Explore the otherworldly landscapes and wildlife of the Galapagos Islands on an 11-day chartered yacht tour with Mountain Travel Sobek. The trip, which usually costs $5,495 per person, is being discounted $1,000 for three spring dates. Highlights include hiking, snorkeling and kayaking. The islands,...

Conservation Pioneers, Celebrity Naturalists Headline International Expeditions’ Master Leader Series Departures in Amazon, Galapagos and Africa

Helena, Ala., January 13, 2015 – Nature enthusiasts can explore the diverse Amazon Basin, wildlife-rich Galapagos Islands, storied Serengeti or jungles of The post Conservation Pioneers, Celebrity Naturalists Headline International Expeditions’ Master Leader Series Departures in Amazon, Galapagos and Africa appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

Top 7 luxury yachts sailing in the Galapagos Islands

It?s easy to see why the Galapagos Islands are on most savvy travelers? ?bucket-lists.? With the archipelago being one of the world?s greatest natural wonders, nothing can prepare you for a visit to this exotic masterpiece of Mother Nature. Show More Summary

Galapagos expedition reveals unknown seamounts, new species

The Galápagos Islands have long offered researchers a natural laboratory in which to study unique volcanic features and a diverse population of native plants and animals.

We've Rediscovered 'Extinct' Giant Tortoises

last monthNews : Huffington Post

The Galápagos Islands, 1,000 kilometers off the coast of South America, are probably most famous as the place that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. They are home to an extraordinary array of wildlife, including giant Galápagos tortoises, the world’s largest land-living cold-blooded animals. Show More Summary

Charles Darwin's Finches Could Soon Be Extinct

Darwin's finches of the Galapagos Islands—perhaps the inspiration for the theory of evolution and renowned by biologists for their ability to quickly adapt—may not be able to evolve quick enough to stave off extinction, according to a study published last week in the Journal of Applied Ecology. Smithsonian...

Send Me Your Screenplays About This Submarine Stuffed With 3 Tons of Cocaine 

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Ecuadorian and Colombian authorities recently captured a narco sub and its three jittery crew members near the Galapagos Islands after a four-day pursuit; the submarine was carrying 3 metric tons of cocaine. That is very “wow”! Read more...

Darwin’s finches face potential extinction

The finches of the Galápagos Islands are probably best known for their role informing Darwin's theory of evolution, but researchers say if drastic measures aren't taken to protect these birds, they could go extinct within next 50 years. Show More Summary

6 of the best hotels in the Galapagos Islands

Somewhere near the top of most people?s bucket list, the legendary Galapagos Islands is one of the most diverse and fantastic natural paradises on the planet. Formed more than five million years ago as a result of volcanic activity, the archipelago is the quintessence of nature in its most primitive and pure state. Show More Summary

Darwin's finches may face extinction

Mathematical simulations show parasitic flies may spell extinction for Darwin's finches in the Galapagos Islands, but that pest-control efforts might save the birds that helped inspire the theory of evolution.

The ‘peculiar’ history behind science’s race to bring extinct tortoises back to life

2 months agoHealth : The Checkup

Few things feel as final in the natural world as a species going extinct. But thanks to an odd set of circumstances off the Galapagos Islands involving rugged geography and whalers with hearty appetites, humanity has a chance to bring back what it once obliterated.Read full article >>

Finches Made Famous By Charles Darwin May Soon Go Extinct

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Well this one's for the birds. A species of parasitic fly may wipe out Charles Darwin's iconic finches on the Galapagos Islands, according to a new study by University of Utah scientists. Without human intervention, the birds could go extinct within 50 years. Show More Summary

5 must-see birds in the Galapagos

Bird watchers who want a luxury vacation should set their sights on the Galápagos Islands. To fully appreciate these islands? remote beauty, arrive on a luxurious cruiser. You can find beautifully appointed tour boats that provide ample...Show More Summary

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