Galapagos: Way Beyond Darwin

Funded by the generosity of The Pfizer Foundation.

Explore the land and underwater worlds of the truly unique Galapagos islands with marine biologist Dr. Carole Baldwin as she provides viewers a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the making of the popular 3-D IMAX film about the Galapagos Islands.

Stunning video and slides depict the remarkable species found on and around the islands, including iguanas that swim, cormorants that don't fly, and the identification of 15 new underwater species during this expedition. Hear engaging stories from the expedition, from the use of technology in the team's deep sea exploration, to the unusual reaction the animals have to humans.

 


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Dr. Carole Baldwin

Dr. Carole Baldwin is a Curator, Division of Fishes, at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History.

As a systematic ichthyologist (someone who studies the diversity of and relationships among fishes) Dr. Baldwin's research interests are focused on tropical-marine and deep-sea fishes.

She has published over three dozen scientific papers, including descriptions of new fish species from Belize, Tobago, Cook Islands, and Australia, and has been featured in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and on the ABC television special Planet Earth 2000.


Travel with Dr. Baldwin to the Galapagos!

Dr. Baldwin will be the study leader on the January, 2005 Smithsonian study tour, The Galapagos Islands, featuring an exclusive charter cruise aboard the Isabela II.

 

Learn More!

Smithsonian Galapagos Expedition
http://www.mnh.si.edu/expeditions/galapagos/

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
http://www.mnh.si.edu


Department of Systematic Biology: Vertebrate Zoology
http://www.nmnh.si.edu/vert/

Department of Systematic Biology: Vertebrate Zoology: Fishes
http://www.nmnh.si.edu/vert/fish.html

Department of Systematic Biology: Invertebrate Zoology
http://www.nmnh.si.edu/iz/

Charles Darwin Foundation
http://www.darwinfoundation.org/

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