Islands


Thirty Meter Telescope to be Built in Canary Islands Instead of Hawaii

Thirty Meter Telescope to be Built in Canary Islands Instead of Hawaii

Apparently, the largest of telescopes may change its venue from Hawaii to Spain....

Nov 2 2016, 6:14am CDT

World's Largest Community of Sharks Found in the Northern Galapagos Islands

World's Largest Community of Sharks Found in the Northern Galapagos Islands

A study shows that the biggest community of sharks is extant in the northern region of the Galapagos Islands....

May 11 2016, 9:29am CDT

Five Solomon Islands Disappeared Due to Rising Sea Levels

Five Solomon Islands Disappeared Due to Rising Sea Levels

This is the first study to accurately estimate the adverse affects of climate change on the Solomon Islands located in the Paci...

May 10 2016, 3:01am CDT

Climate Change is Drying up Small Islands, Study Finds

Climate Change is Drying up Small Islands, Says Study

A new study predicts that 73% of islands will become substantially more arid by mid century, up from an estimate of 50 percent....

Apr 11 2016, 9:38pm CDT

Scientists Discover Chelonoidis Donfaustoi, New Species of Tortoise In Galapagos Islands

Scientists Discover Chelonoidis Donfaustoi, New Species of Tortoise In Galapagos Islands

An international team of researchers from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Yale University, Galapagos Nation...

Oct 22 2015, 8:28am CDT

Volcano on Galapagos Islands Erupts after 33 Year Silence

Volcano on Galapagos Islands Erupts after 33 Year Silence

Breaking News: Footage of the Wolf Volcano on Galapagos Islands shows a spectacular eruption. The volcano has not been active i...

May 26 2015, 4:28am CDT