Wild. Fearless. Free. Pure existence. Galapagos. The enchanted islands. Unchained natural forces. Eruption on all levels. New land. New life. New world. Evolution instead of creation. Selection instead of one divine act. Modern apes instead of God’s children. Is our world a product of coincidence? Did life lose its magic at the place of enchantement? How probable are you, man?
Position. South America, 1000 km west of the Ecuadorian coastline. About 25.00 inhabitants
Name. After the giant turtoises who live there. Also named the Enchanted Islands
Characteristics. Vulcanic islands. Numerous endemic animal and plant species
Threats. Introduction of non-native species. Fishery, paricularly sea cucumbers and shark fins. Tourism. Population pressure. El Niño phenomenons.
No introduction of foreign species
No shark fin soup
No sea cucumbers (Trapang soup, Konowata)
Strict observance of the rules of conduct when visiting the islands
Reduce population pressure
Create protected corridors for sharks and other marine animals
Sustainable tourism structures
Combating illegal fishing
Establish a protected marine park Galapagos - Cocos - Malpelo
Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions to mitigate El Niño events
Global Marine Police
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