The expedition explored for the first time, three steep underwater mountains, called seamounts, near the north of the archipelago.
Barge carrying 600 gallons of diesel sinks off Galapagos Islands; Ecuador concerned over recovery, places barriers to prevent spread of possible leaks
Ecuador’s environment minister, Raul Ledesma, said on Monday that a situation involving a sunken barge in the Galapagos Islands which was carrying 600 gallons of diesel is under control
The only other living member of the tortoise species was seen in 1906, according to conservationists.
The findings are based on a study of a "strange" bird that arrived on a remote island in the Galapagos archipelago 36 years ago.
United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday became the godparent of a newborn giant tortoise in the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador
The death toll from Ecuador's earthquake soared to at least 246 on Sunday as rescuers hunted desperately for survivors in shattered coastal towns
Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos was airlifted from a cruise ship by the Ecuadorean Navy after suffering a kidney stone attack...