Conserving the Galapagos Islands (podcast)

wellsaidspotlightThe massive increase of tourists visiting Ecuador’s Galapagos Island is bringing a new set of challenges for the islands’ ecosystem.

In the Nov. 23 episode of UNC’s “Well Said” podcast, Steve Walsh, the Lyle V. Jones Distinguished Professor of Geography in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Carolina’s Center for Galapagos Studies, discusses the impact that the increase in tourism is having on the islands and what it means for the future of their renowned wildlife.