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Paola Díaz Freire works as the Communications Manager for the Charles Darwin Research Station in Galapagos. She is from Ecuador and a permanent Galapagos resident. She has worked in Communications since 1999 in Galapagos and in Community Engagement since 2006 in Australia and the Middle East. She has an Environmental Science degree and a Master’s in Communications and Public Relations from the University of Westminster in the United Kingdom.

Unique Encounters at the Charles Darwin Research Station in Galapagos

A visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station on the Island of Santa Cruz in the Galapagos is a lifetime dream for our visitors, according to Dennis Ballesteros, a Senior Guide with Metropolitan Touring, an organization that brings thousands of tourists to the islands every year. “The expectation of meeting real people who work on the ground, and to learn about their work in conservation, is a highlight for many people who come to these magical islands,” he says.