Author(s): Tui De Roy
2009 marks 50 years since the Galapagos National Park and the international Charles Darwin Foundation was created; a bold vision to preserve for future generations the very special international treasure that is the Galapagos Islands. This is a celebration of the islands that since Darwin's time have held the public's interest worldwide and which are for many a flagship of the conservation movement. The fascinating stories from a number of writers and researchers about the Galapagos, its habitats and wildlife are supported by spectacular photographs. Tui de Roy grew up on the Galapagos Islands, and it was there she hones her sklls in observation and photography. She has been based in Golden Bay, New Zealand for over 20 years.
Tui De Roy grew up on the Galapagos Islands, and it was there that she honed her skills in observation and photography. She has been acclaimed time and again for her ability to capture the essence of her subjects, whether they are giant tortoises of the Galapagos, the vicunas of the Andes, majestic albatrosses of the subantarctic islands, or the elusive New Zealand Kiwi. She has been based in Golden Bay, New Zealand for over 20 years.