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Julio Ignacio Rodríguez Stimson

of Charles Darwin Research Station

Julio Ignacio Rodríguez Stimson is a tri-national citizen of Ecuador, Spain and the USA who holds a B.A. in History and an MSc. in Social and Cultural Anthropology. Over the last few years he has made films for organizations in India and Greece, interned at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and worked as a video chronicler aboard the National Geographic Islander in Galapagos. He is very passionate about environmental conservation and particularly the role of indigenous peoples in forest conservation, after having lived with the Cofán people of the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest. Currently, he is working as an Environmental Communicator for the Charles Darwin Foundation.

Science for Conservation at the Edge of an Erupting Volcano

What strange things might happen when you embark on a trip to film and photograph penguin and cormorant conservation efforts?