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Giant tortoise believed extinct for 100 years found in Galapagos

Giant tortoise believed extinct for 100 years found in Galapagos

A giant tortoise believed extinct for over 100 years has been discovered on the Galapagos island of Fernandina, Ecuador's environment minister said late on Tuesday.

Tonnes of garbage cleaned up from Galapagos coast

Tonnes of garbage cleaned up from Galapagos coast

Officials at Ecuador's Galapagos National Park say they have collected 22 tonnes of garbage since January off the coasts of the pristine archipelago, some of it from as far away as Asia.

Endangered Galapagos tortoises saved from suspected traffickers

Endangered Galapagos tortoises saved from suspected traffickers

Nearly three dozen Galapagos tortoises considered vulnerable to extinction will return to Ecuador after being rescued in Peru from alleged traffickers, the Galapagos National Park said Wednesday.

Senator may have to wait eight months to stop being Canadian

Senator may have to wait eight months to stop being Canadian

US Senator Ted Cruz, who says he recently discovered he is likely a Canadian