Tag: Galapagos

August 25, 2021

Project uses locals to catalog Galapagos DNA

When researchers wanted to sample the genetic diversity of the Galapagos, they turned to locals who knew the islands well. Ordinary people gathered, prepared and processed tiny DNA samples of...

February 8, 2019

Drones drop toxicants to combat invasive rats

On two islands in Ecuador’s Galapagos archipelago, a conservation group is using drones to drop toxicants meant to eliminate invasive rats that are causing problems for native animals and plants....