environmental protection

A curious Galápagos sea lion swam circles around the lumbering snorkelers invading their waters. (Deepti Bansal Gage)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
The Galápagos Islands are famous for being the inspiration of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. These days, legal mechanisms protecting the ecosystems surrounding the islands themselves are also evolving.
A tall forest of trees are silhouetted and surrounded by mist, while blue sky peeks through the tops of the trees

(Mike Petrucci/Unsplash)

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
Today we look at a topic that spans almost every day of the conference: Indigenous peoples’ knowledge, experiences, and solutions to climate change.
The George Washington University
Next in our series from the Galápagos is a short documentary from Guy Ginsberg, which examines the culture, cooperation, and change happening in the Galápagos marine reserve.
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Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
Even when most microplastics are consumed by smaller marine species, no animal—including humans—is immune to its risks as it rises through the food chain.