Archipiélago de Colón: Galápagos Islands, World Heritage Site (Ecuador) The Editor Sat, 07/27/2019 - 18:26
The Archipiélago de Colón (Galápagos Islands) are volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean, roughly 600 miles west of continental Ecuador. The archipelago is known for its large number of endemic species and was studied by Charles Darwin during the second voyage of HMS Beagle.
Bosques de Paz Transboundary Biosphere Reserve (Ecuador, Peru) The Editor Thu, 11/22/2018 - 15:34
The Bosques de Paz Transboundary Biosphere Reserve was formed by joining two existing biosphere reserves in Ecuador and Peru. The reserve includes seasonally dry forests that form the heart of the Endemic Region of Tumbes, one of the world's biodiversity hotspots.