Underwater Nursery Saves Rare Coral Species

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Picture show one of the devices used in the project to help corals grow, in Santa Cruz, Galapagos, Ecuador, undated. An experimental project was implemented to test different methods that favour the reproduction and growth of corals in a "nursery" in 2020. (Parque Nacional Galapagos/Newsflash)

Divers and conservationists show how they are creating an underwater ‘nursery’ to restore fragile marine life off the Galapagos islands. https://youtu.be/JbDUMgQBnOs Parque Nacional Galapagos/Newsflash The experimental project, which was designed…

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Joy As Rare Vermilion Flycatcher Chicks Hatch In Wild

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Picture shows two Little Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus nanus) chicks, on the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, undated. (Charles Darwin Foundation/Newsflash)

The birth of seven adorable little vermillion flycatcher chicks classified as vulnerable by the IUCN has delighted conservationists on the Galapagos Islands. The cute chicks hatched due a combined effort…

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Four New Viruses Discovered In Rare Giant Tortoises In The Galapagos Islands After COVID-Style Tests

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Illustrative image: Scientists discover novel viruses in Galapagos giant tortoises. (Juan Manuel García, CDF/Newsflash)

Four new viruses have been discovered in giant tortoises is in the Galapagos Islands after 454 of the animals underwent COVID-style testing. The research showed that the infected animals live…

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Scientists Discover 900 Mile Long Underground Volcanic Gas Duct Connecting Galapagos Islands To Panama

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A small pool of water sourced from a deep spring in Panama. A collaborative team, including WHOI researchers, discovered abnormal geochemical compounds beneath this region, revealing details about Earth as a dynamic system. (Peter Barry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution/Newsflash)

Scientists have discovered a giant, 900-mile-long underground volcanic gas duct that connects the Galapagos Islands to Panama in Central America. The interdisciplinary team was led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic…

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