Charles Darwin Foundation

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The Charles Darwin Foundation was founded in 1959, under the auspices of UNESCO and the World Conservation Union.[citation needed] The Charles Darwin Research Station serves as headquarters for The Foundation, and is used to conduct scientific research and promote environmental education. The Station has a team of over one hundred scientists, educators, volunteers, research students, and support staff.[1]

Lonesome George at the Charles Darwin Research Station, estimated to be over 100 years old at his death in 2012 [1].

The Charles Darwin Foundation is based in Puerto Ayora, Galápagos, Ecuador.[2]


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