Galapagos Marine Research and Exploration Program, GMaRE
GMaRE is a joint research group integrated by members of the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos CDF, an international not-for-profit scientific organization, and Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral ESPOL , a top ranked University in Ecuador.
The focus of the joint research group is the understanding of the Galapagos marine ecosystems to support its conservation.
Aims to conduct research of excellence to allow appropriate, knowledge based, decision making that ensures long term conservation.
It has a strong focus on the formation of young scientist and professionals to ensure the future preservation of Galapagos and the further development of ocean sciences.
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