Urbanisation on the Galápagos Islands

To celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month the Museum is sharing the stories of 27 inspirational women, alongside the animals they work with the most. Dr Kiyoko Gotanda Department of Zoology “My research centres on how animals are adapting to human influences such as urbanisation. Permanent human populations now live on four of the Galápagos Islands. For animals, urbanisation drastically changes the environment … Continue reading Urbanisation on the Galápagos Islands

Smooth-billed ani eating chick. Credit J. Lynton-Jenkins

Smooth-billed anis in the Galápagos

To celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month the Museum is sharing the stories of 27 inspirational women, alongside the animals they work with the most. Sophia Cooke Department of Zoology “Alongside my PhD (looking at the impacts of roads on British birds), for the last few years I have been running a project I set up in the Galápagos, studying the impact of … Continue reading Smooth-billed anis in the Galápagos