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October 13th, 2015

WiLDspeak: Pete Oxford

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Marine Iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus)
Fernandina Island
South America
Join Pete Oxford at WILDspeak, where he and numerous other presenters will explore how photography and video are impacting conservation efforts around the globe, November 16, 2015, in Washington D.C. British biologist Pete Oxford has lived in Ecuador for 30 years and works in partnership with his wife Reneé Bish as a tour-leading team specializing …
March 9th, 2015

Galápagos Islands

Posted By Ian Plant
(© Ian Plant) The Galápagos Islands are famous for their incredible diversity of species found no where else. These volcanic islands six hundred miles off the coast of Ecuador host abundant animal and plant life. In 1835, Charles Darwin spent over a month in the Galápagos during the 5-year voyage of the HMS Beagle, and his observations and …
November 27th, 2012

The Archipelago of Hope

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Sally Lightfoot Crabs (Grapsus grapsus) In surf, Galapagos Island
I first visited the Galapagos Islands nearly thirty years ago. It was a revelation. Instead of fleeing in terror at the sight of me (like most wildlife around the world) the animals of the Galapagos did something extraordinary: they ignored me. For a wildlife photographer like myself, being invisible is the greatest gift of all, …