Biodiversity

Here’s why the Galápagos’ ecosystem is one-of-a-kind

The Galapagos islands home an abundance of creatures found now where else on Earth . Image: Unsplash/Andrés Medina

Alex Forryan

Research Fellow, National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton

Alberto Naveira Garabato

Professor, National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton

Alex Hearn

Professor, School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador)

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