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Google to add Galapagos Islands to Street View

Few have explored the remote volcanic islands of the Galapagos archipelago, an otherworldly landscape inhabited by the world's largest tortoises and other fantastical creatures that inspired Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.Full story

Flush baby boomers funding big family trips

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Barbara Grover and her husband received an inheritance they were not expecting five years ago, they planned a luxurious family trip. Full story

Galapagos says GSK starting trials of its new drug

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian biotech company Galapagos said on Tuesday that its partner GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) planned to start Phase II studies into a drug candidate to treat two auto-immune disorders. Full story

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  Eradicating rats from the Galapagos Island

Tons of rat poison are being dropped on the Galapagos Islands off Ecuador to combat a rat invasion that is destroying the area's unique wildlife.'s Dara Brown reports.

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In this Nov. 11, 2012 photo released by Galapagos National Park, a helicopter tests carrying a container that will hold poisonous bait to kill rats on the Galapagos Islands, over Baltra Island. To preserve the unique birds, reptiles and native plants that make the Galapagos Islands such an ecologica