Wild Kingdom Pavilion Auditoriumm (Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium)
Dr. Arturo Izurieta
Executive Director of the Charles Darwin Foundation
The Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands is an international NGO dedicated to scientific research. Since 1959 the foundation has ensured conservation success with collaborations and partnerships including governments and agencies and individual researchers.
These partnerships allow for joint research projects, knowledge transfer, data management, volunteer support and training, facilitation of research and advancement of conservation programming including ecosystem protection, recovery plans, prevention of invasive species impacts and sustainable food production.
The mission of the Charles Darwin Foundation and its Research Station is to provide knowledge and assistance through scientific research and complementary action to ensure the conservation of the environment and biodiversity in the Galapagos.