This beautiful lagoon is known for its icy winds and beautiful scenery.
The species can grow to a height of up to 20 meters. It has a dense, leafy canopy measuring approximately 10 meters. Guayacanes flower once or twice per year.
In a little corner of Ecuador, the Cajas National Park is located in the parishes of Chaucha, Sayausí, San Joaquín and Molleturo, belonging to the Cuenca Canton, Azuay Province.
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Genovesa has not been subject to any historical eruptions. However, the volcano's flanks are home to lava flows that are quite young. This island is located in northeastern portion of the archipelago.
Between 1438 and 1533, the Inca Empire thrived. It was the largest pre-Columbian empire and covered a vast area of South America. The Inca Empire's remnants can still be found in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia as well as Chile, Colombia, and Argentina. The Incas' progressive mentality enabled them to prosper greatly during their expansion.
Ecuador President Guillermo Lasso declared that Ecuador will increase the area of protection for the Galapagos Marine Reserve to 60,000 km. This announcement was made at the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland.
Chinese fishing boats search for squid in Galapagos Islands. The Galapagos Islands were the key to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. These islands are located hundreds of miles away from the Pacific mainland and are listed as a World Heritage Site.
Galapagos Islands (Ecuador), EFE. - Although no one knows how or when the blackberry arrived on the Galapagos Islands it has spread widely and poses a threat the flora as well as fauna, and seems to be here to stay.
Carolina's Galapagos Science Center (GSC), recently opened its doors to a small number of students and researchers returning to its state-of the-art facility on San Cristobal in Galapagos. Greg Lewbart was the first to arrive. He is an adjunct professor at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and a professor of aqua animal medicine at North Carolina State University.
Stefanie Yapma and Erik van Sebille, physicists, are creating an app to tell park rangers in the Galapagos Islands about where they can pick up plastic each day as part of their Galapagos Plass Free project. To create a model for the complex ocean currents around the archipelago, the researchers used drifters (or "floating sensors").
Guayusa is a sacred leaf that was grown in the jungle by the indigenous Kichwa. It is used in ceremonial rituals. This is a clean, healthy alternative to your daily coffee.
A small community in Ecuador's Amazon called Archidona is home to a group of indigenous Kichwa midwives who fight for their traditional medicinal practices and remain faithful to them despite discrimination, misogyny, and a lack of financial support.
Perpetual clouds cover the canopy of a tropical forest that seems pristine on the Quijo Valley in northern Ecuador. The beauty of the cloud forest conceals a tragic, violent past. New sediment analysis of the Valley's Lake Huila has revealed centuries of indigenous agriculture, which was destroyed by fire and warfare in 1588.
A team of Ecuadorian scientists and researchers is working hard to determine the genetic history of the Galapagos Islands. They are comparing the "barcodes of life", which represent the species found in the archipelago, with the global gene bank to find new species.
Jasmine Tookes' marriage was a Victoria's Secret Angels reunion! The supermodel, who is now 30, married Snapchat's Juan David Borrero (31), in Ecuador on September 4th -- Victoria's Secret models Lais Reiro, Shanina Shaik and Kelsey Merritt were also in the bridal party.