Posts tagged with "whale sharks"



Jenny Waack from Galapagos Shark Diving - An Ecoventure Interview
20. March 2022
We talked with the founder of Galapagos Shark Diving, Jenny Waack, about her eco-tourism organisation. They combine tourism and citizen science so their guests can explore AND restore the Galapagos Islands, one of the world's most protected marine parks. Read on to learn more about Jenny's job and how you can get involved...

Extension of the Galapagos Marine Reserve
10. January 2022
This combined data was then presented to the governments of Ecuador and Costa Rica and in October of 2021, the Presidents of the two nations declared the Swimway a Marine Protected Area, effectively creating a conservation area of 120,000km2 (75,000 sq. miles).

Why Is Diving In The Galapagos Islands Both Special And Unique?
20. May 2020
The Galapagos Islands have long been known as destination for scientists, biologists, naturalists and wildlife enthusiasts. Charles Darwin referred to the islands as a living laboratory of evolution and over 40% of the species of flora and fauna are endemic or unique to the Archipelago. They are volcanic in origin and geologically speaking, relatively young. For many divers the Galapagos Islands are know as the shark diving destination including adult whale sharks.