Sunday, January 14, 2007

Tourism and the Galápagos



"Not since Hamelin has the discovery of a rat provoked so much alarm. It was only a single creature, but it had no business being on the island of Santa Fe in the isolated Galápagos archipelago, where conservationists now strive to keep foreign wildlife at bay as effectively as hundreds of miles of open ocean did for millions of years."

Link: Full Article from the Guardian

Tortoise image © 2007 Mike McDowell

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