February 2017 Galapagos Conservancy Voyage a success

February 2017 Galapagos Conservancy Voyage a success

Less than two weeks ago, I returned from another amazing adventure in Galapagos. 2017 will be my ninth and final year of leading tours for Galapagos Conservancy — with the last cruise set for June. It has been a wonderful run — getting out into the Archipelago where each time I become reinvigorated with the beauty of the Islands — so much better than sitting in meetings in Puerto Ayora. The people part has been as enjoyable as the wildlife.

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New Giant Tortoise Species

New Giant Tortoise Species

A stunning discovery by a team of research scientists from Yale University has resulted in identifying a new species of giant tortoise on the island of Santa Cruz. Two populations living on opposite sides of the island had always been thought to be related, however recent genetic testing revealed the two populations to be separate species. 

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