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One of the greatest threats to the delicate ecosystem of the Galapagos Islands is invasive species. The unique plant and wildlife that have developed over centuries on the islands did so in extreme …
Published August 22, 2008 Last month brought news that 13 eggs where found in Lonesome George's pen. The last of the Galapagos' Pinta Island species of giant tortoise, scientists at the …
Galapagos Tortoise close up
The Directory of the Galapagos National Park is currently remodeling the giant tortoise breeding center, Fausto Llerena.  This center is popular among visitors to the Charles Darwin Research …
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Nothing is more important than the safety of our travelers. Therefore, we have been keeping up with the news regarding the Cotopaxi volcano eruption in Ecuador.  There has been a lot of reports …
Summer has arrived. School is out and the sun is in. Vacation plans are on everyone's mind. If you are looking to travel to Peru, a visit to the Inca Trail is likely on your list of activities. This …
A raffle is being held for artist Diane Dandeneau's painting "Machu Picchu 1," which she donated from her show "In Search of the Sacred." Inspiration for Dandeneau's show came from her travels to the …
Adventure Life is carrying out its mission of providing sustainable tourism through memberships in organizations like the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association (IGTOA). Members of IGTOA …
Democracy was fully re-established to Brazil in 1988, ushering in the current Federal Constitution. The Brazilian Federation is composed of four autonomous entities with no power hierarchy: States, …
GALAPAGOS TRAVEL DISOUNT! I know you just heard from me a couple of weeks ago, but I couldn't help myself -- I had to pass on this Galapagos cruise discount. Give us a call today and take advantage …
The U.S.-based Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will donate $8 million to help Costa Rica's financially strained national park system combat poaching and illegal logging on the Osa Peninsula, in …
Summer has arrived. School is out and the sun is in. Vacation plans are on everyone's mind. If you are looking to travel to Peru, a visit to the Inca Trail is likely on your list of activities. This …
Thousands of Inca mummies-many with hair, skin, and eyes intact-have been rescued from beneath the streets of a sprawling settlement on the outskirts of Lima, Peru. The 500-year-old bodies of more …
Last year I added our first Costa Rica tour packages, two unique trips to Selva Bananito, Pacuare Turtle Reserve and Manzanillo Wildlife Reserve. These trips have been a great success, with travelers …
January 30, 2003 Press Release Delay of Pipeline Construction Pits Citigroup Against Pristine Forest Environmental Requirements Stand in the Way of Financial Giant's Loan Guarantees SAN …
Photo: Sol de Mayo, Rick Ridgeway.© 2001 The Patagonia Land Trust The Argentine Patagonia's three distinct bioregions need protection. The PLT is concentrating its initial preservation efforts …
Press release from January 23, 2003 regarding the rerouting of a road that was to threaten the Valdivian rainforest of southern Chile. January 23, 2003 Good news for the temperate Valdivian …
The Rain Forest Aerial Tram is a unique ecotourism and research facility which opened in October of 1994. This a truly an original Costa Rica adventure: the only place in the world where you …
How You Can Help The Patagonia Land Trust has already made possible the preservation of more than a quarter million acres in the coastal and steppe biomes of Patagonia. PLT is working with the …
Courtesy of the Charles Darwin Foundation The Galapagos National Park opened a new Interpretation Center in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristobal Island in March 1998. The opening of the center …
Hosted by Women's Adventure Magazine I know that many of our travelers not only have a passion for adventure, but also for sharing their adventures with anyone who will listen (yours-truly …
Travel entails an invaluable relationship between visitors and hosts. We’ve done our best to try and give back to the places and people that have inspired our company from the very start. Their …
Each season, Adventure Life has an annual contest that invites our past travelers to share their travel experiences and enter for a chance to win fantastic trips! Here are some past …
Galapagos 2011-12 This coming 2012 is officially bringing some of the most significant changes to Galapagos tourism that the islands have encountered in decades. Earlier this year, the …