galapagos galapagos  /ɡə ˈlɑ pə ɡoʊz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a group of islands in the Pacific off South America; owned by Ecuador; known for unusual animal life

News

  1. Cate Blanchett, Connie Nielsen Lend Voices to 'Galapagos Affair' Documentary

    By Jeff Sneider LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Directors and producers Dan Geller and Dayna Goldfine have wrapped production on "The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden," a murder mystery documentary that features the voices of international stars such as Cate Blanchett, Diane Kruger, Connie Nielsen, Josh Radnor, Sebastian Koch, Thomas Kretschmann and Gustaf Skarsgard. Described as an unusual tale ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Galapagos presents GLPG0634 at EULAR poster session

    Posters now available online at www.glpg.com Q&A session with Galapagos CSO today at 15.00 CET/9 AM EDT/6 AM PT, call numbers for the teleconference call: US +1-480-629-9645, Toll-free +1-877-941-60; Belgium ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Celebrity Cruises cancels another Galapagos cruise

    Celebrity Cruises has canceled another sailing on the 98-passenger Celebrity Xpedition as it tries to get its license to cruise in Galapagos National Park reinstated sooner rather than later.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

Quotes

  1. Achim Steiner said: "Places such as the Galapagos, Hawaii and the Seychelles are famed for their beauty, which owes itself to the diversity of plants, animals and ecosystems. The Red List tells us that human activities are leading to a swathe of...
    on Nov 17, 2003 By: Achim Steiner Source: BBC News

  2. "TRON is its own discreet universe. It's been a world sitting on its own for the past 20 years . . . like the Galapagos Islands," says Bailey, who can't elaborate too much on plot, since he's eager to keep most of the plot elements under wraps...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Sean Bailey Source: Vancouver Sun

  3. "Nowhere on Earth are the combined impacts of climate change and overfishing more clearly defined than in the Galapagos Islands. Decades of data link recent fishing pressures to disruption of the islands' fine-tuned systems, making them more...
    on Dec 4, 2009 By: Sylvia Earle Source: Softpedia

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