Galapagos islands

See pics: Spectacular view of Moonset and Galapagos Islands of Ecuador from space!

See pics: Spectacular view of Moonset and Galapagos Islands of Ecuador from space!

NASA astronaut Tim Kopra has shared the spectacular view of Moonset and Galapagos Islands of Ecuador from space!

Apr 23, 2016, 06:20 AM IST
See it to believe it: Real Godzilla filmed near Galpagos Islands! Watch

See it to believe it: Real Godzilla filmed near Galpagos Islands! Watch

A video of 'Godzilla' has been going viral on social media. Well, it is not the Godzilla that we all have seen in the movies but its look alike - the Marine Iguana.

Apr 13, 2016, 16:19 PM IST

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.

May 27, 2015, 01:02 AM IST
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.

May 26, 2015, 09:24 AM IST

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.

May 26, 2015, 02:35 AM IST
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.

Apr 06, 2015, 15:14 PM IST

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.

Aug 23, 2014, 08:01 AM IST

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.

Sep 13, 2013, 16:12 PM IST

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.

Jun 04, 2013, 10:43 AM IST

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.

May 24, 2013, 21:16 PM IST

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.

Apr 19, 2012, 15:52 PM IST

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.

Jan 10, 2012, 17:43 PM IST

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.

Jan 30, 2010, 08:59 AM IST

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.

Aug 12, 2009, 10:27 AM IST