Galapagos volcano calms, pink iguanas out of danger

A volcano in the Galapagos Islands whose fiery eruption raised fears for the world's only population of pink iguanas has calmed, sparing the unique critters from danger, officials said today.

Volcano erupts on Galapagos island with world's only pink iguanas
Volcano erupts on Galapagos island with world's only pink iguanas

The Wolf volcano is erupting on Isabela Island in the Galapagos Islands, home to the world's only population of pink land iguanas, the management of Galapagos National Park said.

Fears for pink iguanas as Galapagos volcano erupts

A volcano in the Galapagos Islands erupted for the first time in more than 30 years Monday, spilling streams of bright orange lava and raising fears for the world`s only colony of pink iguanas.

How continents formed on Earth 2.5 billion-year-ago revealed
How continents formed on Earth 2.5 billion-year-ago revealed

 A new study has provided a deeper insight into how continents were formed on Earth 2.5 billion-years-ago.

Famed Galapagos tortoise `Pepe the Missionary` dies at 60

Quito: "Pepe the Missionary," a giant tortoise who rose to fame as one of the most photographed animals on Ecuador`s Galapagos Islands, has died at age 60, officials have said.

Now, explore Ecuador`s Galapagos islands on Google Street View

Google Street View fans can now get the chance to explore some of the most amazing landscapes and wildlife of Ecuador`s Galapagos islands.

Scientists gather in Galapagos Islands to discuss evolution

Scientists from the Americas and Europe gathered in Ecuador`s Galapagos Islands to discuss evolution in the place that inspired Charles Darwin to develop his theory of the evolution of species.

Google to add Galapagos Islands to Street View

Google has gathered images of the beauty and biological diversity of the Galapagos Islands for use on its Street View.

Brangelina and brood jet off to Galapagos Islands to celebrate engagement

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and their brood are said to be enjoying a break in the exotic location of Galapagos Islands to celebrate the couple’s engagement.

Darwin`s `extinct` tortoise might be alive?

The tortoise which has been feared extinct for 150 years may still
be alive in the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean.

Scientists unveil Galapagos Islands` conservation plan

Scientists have warned of a difficult task ahead in the conservation of Ecuador`s fragile Galapagos Islands ecosystem, home to species nowhere else found in the world.

Stowaway mosquitoes threaten Galapagos wildlife

The unique wildlife of the Galapagos Islands is under threat from disease-carrying mosquitoes arriving on board growing numbers of aircraft and tourist boats, researchers said on Wednesday.