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UPDATED: New Snags in Salvage of Grounded Freighter Floreana in San Cristóbal

A barge attempts to pump polluted water off the grounded freighter Floreana

New problems were reported Wednesday as salvage crews try to deal with the freighter Floreana six weeks after it ran aground in Shipwreck Bay on San Cristóbal Island. Efforts to pump contaminated water to a barge on Wednesday March 11 failed. Continue Reading →

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Sea Lions Under Threat in Inhabited Galápagos Islands

Sea Lions on the Playa Man beach in San Cristóbal--2013

Sea Lions are among the first creatures to greet human visitors to the Galápagos Islands. But now, scientists have found that sea lions living on uninhabited islands are healthier than their counterparts in inhabited places like San Cristóbal. (TO READ MORE, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE ABOVE.) Continue Reading →

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