Galápagos Islands

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Vaccine availability is the issue, not hesitancy | Brief letters
Brief letters: Covid vaccines | Nursing Boris Johnson | A sub ‘with flare’ | Pub signs about children | Darwin’s Arch

Letters

19, May, 2021 @4:10 PM

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Galápagos rock formation Darwin’s Arch collapses from erosion
Boat tourists reportedly saw the rocky structure collapse into the Pacific Ocean

Rhi Storer

18, May, 2021 @12:56 PM

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Leonardo DiCaprio leads $43m pledge to restore the Galápagos Islands
Actor partners with conservation groups in aim to rewild archipelago and other Pacific islands in Latin America

Rhi Storer

18, May, 2021 @6:55 AM

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The fight for the Galápagos: race to expand reserve as fishing fleets circle
Ecuador’s president to decide on proposal to expand islands’ marine reserve, seen as vital to protect world heritage site from fishing industry

Dan Collyns in the Galápagos Islands

12, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Chinese fishing armada plundered waters around Galápagos, data shows
Hundreds of vessels caught logging 73,000 hours of fishing in just one month in new analysis

Dan Collyns

17, Sep, 2020 @11:21 AM

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'It's terrifying': can anyone stop China's vast armada of fishing boats?
Ecuador stood up for the Galápagos, but other countries don’t stand a chance against the 17,000-strong distant-water fleet

Dan Collyns

25, Aug, 2020 @5:45 AM

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'They just pull up everything!' Chinese fleet raises fears for Galápagos sea life
A vast fishing armada off Ecuador’s biodiverse Pacific islands has stirred alarm over ‘indiscriminate’ fishing practices

Dan Collyns in Lima

06, Aug, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Alarm over discovery of hundreds of Chinese fishing vessels near Galápagos Islands
The fleet, found just outside a protected zone, raises the prospect of damage to the marine ecosystem

Dan Collyns in Lima

28, Jul, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Weatherwatch: the equable climate of Galápagos Islands
The Humboldt current, bringing cooler waters, is the key to the islands’ generally mild weather

Stephen Moss

01, Jul, 2020 @8:30 PM

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Maths of Marcus Rashford and the education secretary | Brief letters
Brief letters: Positives and negatives | Magpie folklore | Arrivees | Diego the giant tortoise

Letters

18, Jun, 2020 @5:32 PM

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Sex machine: prolific Galápagos tortoise saves his species
Only 15 giant Española tortoises remained in the wild but a breeding program has been wildly successful, with one individual fathering 800 offspring

Jessica Glenza in New York

13, Jan, 2020 @3:11 PM

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Sex superstar: how Diego the horny tortoise saved his species
There were just 14 of his kind surviving in the wild – until Diego arrived, drove the lady tortoises wild and fathered 800 babies

13, Jan, 2020 @1:54 PM

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