The Galapagos Islands are a National Park and World Biosphere Reserve, of global scientific importance. Yet they are under growing pressure from increasing population, tourism, fishing and invasive species. To counter the threat are dozens of conservation organizations some include the Galapagos in a portfolio of important conservation efforts, others are devoted solely to the Galapagos cause. Here are links to conservation-and natural history-related websites about the Galapagos. Websites are listed alphabetically. Title dates indicate when the link was added to this website. Please contact us if you find a broken link.
• GALAPAGOS CONSERVATION TRUST (SEP '04)
Largest and most important Galapagos conservation organization: "UK registered charity (registered number 1043470) set up to raise funds for, and awareness of, the conservation needs of the Galapagos Islands."
• NATURAL HISTORY OF THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS (SEP '04)
Galapagos plants, animals, geology and history from Dr. Robert H. Rothman, Rochester Institute of Technology.