University Gazette highlights CPC Fellow Steve Walsh's research in the Galapagos

Oct 26, 2006

Invasive plants and animals once foreign to the famous archipelago are eroding fragile landscapes and threatening species that have been aiding scientific discovery since Charles Darwin's first voyage in 1835. The Ecuadorian government knows this, as do other local organizations and the United Nations, which is considering listing the archipelago as a World Heritage Site at risk. That's why Ecuador's ministry of the environment asked Steve Walsh, geographer and fellow at the Carolina Population Center, to help map the problem and form a team to find solutions.

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