The Galapagos Islands are one of the few places in the world that remain relatively untouched by human exploitation. The preservation of the environment is everybody’s responsibility. You can help, by following some simple rules which will help to maintain the archipelago’s fragile ecosystem intact. The future depends on you.
Ecuador and The Galapagos Islands
Ecuador is a country known for its kind and generous people. It has a great variety of landscapes each with a changing climate. We have the highlands, the beach, the Amazon and of course, some enchanted islands. The archipelago is located approximately 621 miles from the northeast coast of the Pacific Ocean in South America. It is formed by 13 main islands that have a surface of approximately 3.10 square miles, 6 islets of approximately 1 square mile and more than 40 rocks that stand out from the ocean’s surface.