15 species have disappeared in Galapagos

According to the Direction of the Galapagos National Park (DPNG), three plants, four species of turtles and eight mammal become extinct. Tourism is one of the causes. In the 1970s, a wave of tourism began to grow in the archipelago. Only last year there were 204 395 visits, 13%...
35 new species were found in the Andes and Amazon of Ecuador

35 new species were found in the Andes and Amazon of Ecuador

35 new species were found in the Amazon and in the Ecuadorian Andes. Fungi, reptiles, birds, amphibians, mammals with different DNA part of the biodiversity of the country and now such investigations are published in 40 journals internationally. Studies were made from 2008 until...