Nearly half of Chinese vessels fishing near the Galapagos cut off communications, Ecuador says

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Some ships from a predominantly Chinese fishing fleet operating near the Galapagos Islands have been turning off their tracking systems to avoid monitoring, Ecuadorean officials said on August 18, 2020. Ecuador went on alert in July when the Chinese fleet showed up near the ecologically sensitive … Read more Nearly half of Chinese vessels fishing near the Galapagos cut off communications, Ecuador says

30 New Species Discovered in the Deep Waters of the Galapagos Islands

A multidisciplinary team from several organisations discovered 30 new species of invertebrates in the deep waters of the Galapagos Islands, the National Park of that archipelago reported on August 17. Citing an article that appeared in the journal Scientific Reports, after a study carried out for ten days in 2015, it highlighted that “four species … Read more 30 New Species Discovered in the Deep Waters of the Galapagos Islands

Why have southern Yemen separatists seized Socotra? | Inside Story

The latest flashpoint in Yemen’s five year civil war is a remote island in the Arabian sea. Socotra is sometimes compared to the famous Galapagos islands in the Pacific. The plants and animals on the World Heritage Site are found nowhere else on earth. Now they are in a war zone. The Southern Transitional Council … Read more Why have southern Yemen separatists seized Socotra? | Inside Story

Cruising the Galapagos Islands Aboard the M/Y Grace

Since there are at least 60 other first-class ships cruising the Galapagos, selecting the right ship can be a daunting task. You can spend endless hour researching them all only to end up just crossing your fingers and hoping that you made the right pick. But having recently returned from what was truly was “the … Read more Cruising the Galapagos Islands Aboard the M/Y Grace