QUITO (Reuters) - It is one of the most biodiverse nations on earth, boasting the Amazon rainforest, Andean mountains and the Galapagos Islands, where Charles Darwin formulated his theory of evolution.
Residents of the Galapagos Islands are protesting a law passed earlier this month that gives the Ecuadorian government greater control over land use and wages on the popular tourist destination. Locals say this new law paves the wayShow More Summary
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The evolution of birds on the Galapagos Islands, the cradle of Darwin's theory of evolution, is a two-speed process. Most bird species are still diversifying, while the famous Darwin's finches have already reached an equilibrium, in which new species can only appear when an existing one becomes extinct. Show More Summary
The Galapagos Islands are one of the natural wonders of our planet. Isolated for millions of years, they are so populated by such a vast number of unique, endemic species that their name has become synonymous with places where evolution has progressed in geographic solitude. Indeed, it...
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Eight to 16 million years ago, highly explosive volcanism occurred in the area of today's Galapagos Islands. This is shown for the first time by analyses of core samples obtained by the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program in the eastern Pacific Ocean.
An eruption this week on the Galapagos islands threatened the region's iconic wildlife – but it now seems to be in the clearincluding the world's only population of pink iguana
The beach at North Seymour Island in the Galapagos | Image: David Adam Kess There is a spellbinding story that is part of the history of the Galapagos Islands. The settlers who braved the mostly uninhabited islands during the 1930s were a colorful mix of flamboyant, private and eccentric personalities. Show More Summary
The highest volcano in the Galapagos Islands erupted early Monday for the first time in nearly 33 years, the archipelago's national park service reported. Isabela Island's Wolf Volcano sent smoke more than six miles high and glowed orange...Show More Summary
Wolf Volcano on The Galapagos Islands has erupted causing concerns over the islands' precious eco-system. Fortunately, many rare species seem to be safe for the time being, though scientists and conservationists are monitoring the situation. ABC News reports: The volcano,...
For the first time in 33 years, the Wolf volcano in the Galapagos Islands erupted, stoking fears that the event might have threatened the lives of many of the unique animals that call the area home. One particular species stands out:...Show More Summary
Wolf volcano, located in Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands, erupted in the early hours of Monday morning, spewing forth smoke and lava and potentially threatening an exceedingly rare species of pink iguanas. The volcano is located on Isabela Island, and stands roughly 1.7-kilometers (1.1-miles) high, according to Yahoo News. Show More Summary
Wolf Volcano on the Galapagos Islands rumbled to life yesterday for the first time in 33 years, sending smoke billowing into the air and lava spewing down onto Isabela Island. As the nearest inhabitants live about 70 miles away from the volcano, there is no risk to humans, reports AFP...
QUITO (Reuters) - A volcano perched atop one of Ecuador's Galapagos Islands erupted in the early hours of Monday, the local authorities said, potentially threatening a unique species of pink iguanas.
Wolf volcano, home to the only population of pink iguanas in the world, sends plume of fire and ash into the sky.
A volcano atop one of the Galapagos Islands has erupted for the first time in 33 years, threatening a fragile ecosystem that inspired Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.
Wolf volcano erupts for first time in 33 years; could threaten park made famous by Charles Darwin
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