17 hrs ago
Jewish World Review
The President has led our country toward a diminished role in the world the last few years and public sentiment has followed.
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This program visits one of the few inhabited islands in the Galapagos. Host David Yetman and ecologist Yar Petryszyn explore the people and culture of the island of Santa Cruz with a stroll through the market at Puerto Ayora.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Toledo Zoo welcomes worlds largest tortoise
The largest land turtle, or tortoise, in the world is the Galapagos Islands tortoise.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Device opens DNA testing to masses
When Sebastian Kraves was growing up in Argentina, his grandmother gave him something transformative: "The Voyage of the Beagle," Charles Darwin's account of his voyage to the Galapagos Islands, where he made observations that led to his theory of evolution.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Galapagos Islands: The captain can croon
You see many strange and wonderful sights in the Galapagos. T-shirts with Darwin's mug on them; giant manta rays "flying" gracefully underneath while you're snorkelling; the tiny but utterly unafraid bird that takes a liking to your shoelaces; a dozen or more frigate birds hitching a ride on the ship's rigging because they can't take off from ... (more)
Thu Aug 28, 2014
KFMB-TV San Diego
Tortoise arrives at Toledo Zoo from San Diego
A tortoise that lived at the San Diego Zoo since the early 1980s and could be about 100 years old was sent to a similar facility in Toledo this week, zoo officials announced Thursday.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Toledo Zoo welcomes a Galapagos tortoise
Toledo's newest exotic resident weighs 440 pounds, is old enough to be considered a living antique, and hails from a volcanic Pacific archipelago near the equator revered for its unique and diverse ecosystems.
Evolution of a festival
When Jonathan Weiner and Deborah Heiligman first started dating, they were at odds on the iissue of religion.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Avianca Holdings And Its Subsidiaries Carried More Than 2.3 Million Passengers In July 2014
Capacity, measured in ASKs , increased by 4.8%, while passenger traffic, measured in RPKs , increased 2.5%.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Memorial set for Sacramento Zoo director Mary Healy
A public memorial is planned next month for Mary Healy, executive director and chief executive officer of the Sacramento Zoo, who died recently while traveling to the Galapagos Islands.
Sonoma Valley Sun
Revisiting the scandalous 'Galapagos Affair'
When he came across the long-forgotten memoir "Satan Came to Eden," written by a adulterous young German woman who emigrated with her lover to an uninhabited Galapagos island in 1929, Sonoma author and editor Joe Troise knew he was on to something.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Galapagos giant tortoise dies
The giant tortoise known as "Pepe the Missionary", a symbol of Ecuador's Galapagos Islands, has died at an estimated 100 years of age, apparently from being overweight, Galapagos National Park has announced.
Famous giant tortoise 'Pepe the Missionary' who became one of the...
'I've killed a lot. And if I need to, I'll kill a whole bunch more': Ferguson cop suspended for racist, sexist, homophobic speech caught on video after he pushed CNN's Don Lemon live on-air Meet the man who DELIBERATELY sabotaged Starbucks pay-it-forward line that had gone on for 10 hours and 457 customers Florida dad who said he 'absolutely ... (more)
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Cate Blanchett And The Galapagos Affair
What I most love about being a long-time travel journalist is the ever-changing mix of environments I find myself in.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Star Online
'Mission Blue': New docu shows our oceans are dying
From the Oscar-winning makers of The Cove comes a new documentary about oceanographer Sylvia Earle and her quest to save our imperilled oceans.
Buffalo Zoo Sea Lion Passes Away
Preliminary reports indicate no clear cause of death. Tissue samples have been sent to a pathology lab for further analysis.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Taranaki Daily News
Ones to watch
KIWI DOCO: Pulp singer Jarvis Cocker in an onstage moment from Kiwi director Florian Habicht's Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets.
Evolution Theory Facing Crisis
"Bill Nye the Science Guy" wrapped up its twentieth anniversary year recently. Nye has done great work encouraging kids to pursue careers in the natural sciences, but has also in recent years become somewhat of a fundamentalist of secularism, particularly in his promotion of Darwinian evolution.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Winnipeg Free Press
Compass AUG 16
Come and join Laura from Travel CUTS as she recounts her journey in the Galapagos Islands.