The documentary ‘Creative Economy’ on the German channel DW Español highlights the innovative responses of young Galapagueños to the lack of tourism due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One of these responses was to get involved in citizen science as part of the Barcode Galapagos project at the University of San Francisco de Quito, Exeter University and the Galapagos Science Center.

Watch the different initiatives in the video below and do not miss the note about the project (minute 9:28), in which members of the project team such as Diana Pazmiño, Jhosellyn Aguas and Federico Idrovo talk about their important work.


Carolina Proaño L.

General coordinator of the project. Her focus on resilient cities led to her involvement in the Galapagos Barcode project, in the search for innovative alternatives to tackle the economic impact of COVID-19 on the Islands.