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Galápagos Conservation Trust Photo Contest Winners

Galápagos Conservation Trust logo

The Galápagos Conservation Trust named a Canadian photographer, Susannah Oreskovic, overall winner of its 2014 photo competition.  Her winning entry was a breathtaking shot of the tidepools on Santiago Island. “Wow, what a stunning image!,” said Pete Oxford, professional wildlife photographer and one of the competition judges, “Not often that a landscape image wins the overall place in a photo competition – especially in a place like Galapagos!” We’ve provided a link to view all the winning photos. Continue Reading →

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Galápagos at Your Fingertips

Daniel Orellana of the Charles Darwin Foundation with one of the Google cameras.

Armchair adventurers have a new way to explore the Galápagos Islands, thanks to Google Maps. A ground-level and underwater view of some of the archipelago’s most treasured spots is now live on the site, enabling users to do a “virtual tour” via computers, tablets and smartphones. FOR THE COMPLETE STORY, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE ABOVE. Continue Reading →

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Tale of the Lobster (part 3): Celebrity Xpedition Returns June 30

Cruise ship Celebrity Xpedition

Celebrity Cruises tells the Miami Herald that the cruise ship will be back in business on June 30th. The cruise line previously told passengers on the June 23rd sailing that their cruise has been canceled. This followed the cancellation of trips on June 2, 9 and 16… Continue Reading →

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