The first 3D image constructed of the system below the Sierra Negra volcano — the largest and most active on the Galápagos Islands — could help scientists more accurately anticipate earthquakes and eruptions and, as a result, minimize...Show More Summary
The Galápagos Islands are home to some of the most active volcanoes in the world, with more than 50 eruptions in the last 200 years. Yet until recently, scientists knew far more about the history of finches, tortoises, and iguanas than of the volcanoes on which these unusual fauna had evolved. read more
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Images gathered by University of Oregon scientists using seismic waves penetrating to a depth of 300 kilometers have found an anomaly that likely is the volcanic mantle plume of the Galapagos Islands. It's not where geologists and computer modeling had assumed.
After a major health scare while exploring the Galapagos Islands on a luxury cruise recently, megarich Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos learned an important lesson: cheaping out on a charter yacht can be near-fatal. Instead of having a larger, better equipped &md... via JustLuxe.com
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Most of us have seen pictures and probably YouTube videos of "tame" animals on the Galapagos Islands, the biological paradise that was Charles Darwin's major source of inspiration as he observed nature and gradually...Show More Summary
By Jay M. Taylor: News broke over the weekend that Amazon (AMZN) founder and CEO Jeff Bezos was airlifted from his cruise in the Galapagos Islands to seek medical attention in the United States. Why was the CEO of one of the world's most important companies airlifted by the Ecuadorean Navy? The (official) reason seems to be kidney stones. Show More Summary
A scenic trip to the Galapagos Islands turned into an international health emergency for Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos.
(QUITO, Ecuador) — An official in the Galapagos Islands says that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was flown by helicopter from a cruise ship on Jan. 1 for medical attention after suffering intense pain because of a kidney stone. Capt. Santiago...Show More Summary
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos suffered a kidney-stone attack on a cruise ship in the Galapagos Islands on New Year's Day, an Amazon spokesperson confirmed to Mashable Sunday Bezos was airlifted from the cruise ship by the Ecuadorean Navy for treatment, according to multiple reports. Show More Summary
My roommate sleeps with a smile on her face. We are here, in the Galápagos Islands, for a weeklong retreat.
A recent trip to the Galapagos Islands leads Russ Finley to take a look at energy usage on far flung islands.
Google Street is well-known for whisking people across the world to any location from the comfort of their computer screens — you can visit Venice, the Galapagos Islands and beyond — but it’s added a new practical use: helping you preview international travel. Google Maps now features a range of international transit locations, including 16... Read More
The Galápagos Islands recently landed on our list of Top 10 Islands in Australia and the Pacific, and when you see these pictures of its beautiful marine life, it's pretty clear why.
Who couldn't fall in love with this little face?
“The Bird Who Is a Clown” introduces viewers to the charismatic blue-footed booby, one of the iconic species of the Galapagos Islands (and of late, Los Angeles County). The film uses whimsical music and comedic sound effects to set the birds up as buffoons.
With Google Treks, travel photography may never be the same. Using the familiar Google Street View, this project stitches together web tours of worldwide destinations like the Grand Canyon and Galapagos Islands. The expeditions pairShow More Summary
Google Maps has taken us into the Grand Canyon, to Japan's abandoned Battleship Island, and under the sea, and now it allows us to venture to the Galápagos from the comfort of our desks. Read more...