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Tortoise breeding on Santa Cruz; 28.11.02
 
In order to preserve the populations of eleven tortoise species of the archipelago, the Charles Darwin Station runs an extensive breeding programme…

The animal world on the Galápagos islands; 24.11.02
 
Playful sea lions, phlegmatic tortoises, lizards reminding us of archaic times, sea birds with spectacular fishing methods and much more...

Visit of Nature and Culture International; 18.11.02
 
NCI operates a research station at the edge of the national park. Their results have been applied in various projects. The biologist Felix Matt explains the role of the bat to the pupils...

Consequences of Oil Extraction in the Orient; 28.10.02
 
There are 339 toxic oil basins in the Orient. They store the waste of the refineries. The population has filed actions against Texaco and has been suffering from the consequences for decades...

Pipeline Construction in the Mindo-Nambillo Protected Forest; 24.10.02
 
The tropical Mindo-Nambillo mountain forest is endangered by the construction of the OCP pipeline. The tiny Mindo village has been protesting...

Organic Shrimp Farming on the Río Chone; 13.10.02
 
One of the worldwide three eco-certified shrimp farms is located on the Río Chone. Whereas the industrial breeding ponds appear bleak and deserted it is very busy at the eco-farm both over and under the water...

Mangroves on the Isla Corazon; 12.10.02
 
By canoe to the Isla Corazon mangrove island. Frigate birds, pelicans and herons resort to the mangroves at the Río Chone estuary to reproduce and search for food...

 
Ölbecken
toxische Ölbecken
Industrial breeding ponds
 
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