Learning more about Galapagos’s whale sharks

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In spite of being the world’s largest extant fish species and occurring in all warm, temperate seas (apart from the Mediterranean), we know relatively little about this gentle giant. Currently listed as ‘endangered’ on the IUCN Red List, the primary … Continued

Conservation Optimism – A Galapagos focus

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For anyone involved in nature conservation it is all too easy to focus on negative stories. Endangered species are facing an increasing number and intensity of threats, and funds for conservation work are becoming increasingly scarce. The public is now … Continued

Galapagos whale shark project continues

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The Galapagos Islands are a stronghold for whale sharks. Jenny Vidler from Galapagos Conservation (GCT) Trust, gives us an insight into the trust’s Galapagos Whale Shark Project.     There are other locations on the planet where regular aggregations of whale sharks are … Continued