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Galapagos Conservation Trust

Galapagos Conservation Trust is the only UK non-profit organisation focussing solely on the protection and conservation of the Galapagos Islands. GCT raises awareness of the Islands and funds to support existing and future conservation efforts as well as strengthening education and sustainability projects in Galapagos.

galapagosconservation.org.uk Fundraise for us


Registered charity no. 1043470

Member since August 2016

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Plastic found in Galapagos seawater, beaches and animals

Plastic found in Galapagos seawater, beaches and animals

Plastic pollution is one of the most pressing issues facing marine wildlife around the world and sadly the Galapagos Islands, despite being one of the most pristine ecosystems in the world, are not exempt from the issue.

A recent study – by the University of Exeter, Galapagos Conservation Trust (GCT) and the Galapagos Science Center – found plastic in all marine habitats on the island of San Cristobal including in the seawater, in sediments, on beaches and inside marine animals.

You can read the full story on our blog here: galapagosconservation.org.uk/plastic-found-in-galapagos-seawater-beaches-and-animals