Galapagos Islands

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    W2O Director Peter Neill recently spent time in the Galapagos Islands and is back to share his observations from a long-anticipated trip to the UNESCO World Heritage site. In this episode he praises the management of the island which works to protect it from the crush of modern day, and he heralds the work of the under-funded Darwin Center, enlisting the help of the World Ocean Radio broadcast audience in support of the Center’s objectives and plan to ensure the Galapagos remains as natural as possible.

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< Galapagos Islands: a UNESCO World Heritage site
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Image Credit: Rod Mast | Marine Photobank