More than a century and a half after Charles Darwin’s famous journey to the Galapagos, Liz Bonnin and a team of scientists boarded the Alucia for their own Galapagos expedition. Our production partner, Atlantic Productions, led this amazing media effort to document this important mission.

In Mission Galapagos, Liz and her team explore volcanically active islands, search for the elusive pink iguana, and spend time with giant tortoises. Using the Alucia’s submersible vessel, the Triton, Liz dared a one-kilometer descent, the deepest ever undertaken in the Galapagos.

Combining the latest scientific technology and the newest filming techniques, Mission Galapagos explores how native species adapt to their surroundings. Discoveries related to evolution made the Galapagos famous, but this new scientific research is vital to understanding how the planet is adapting to survive rapid climate change.

LOCATION: Galapagos
SCIENCE PARTNER: Placeholder - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute