“Galapagos is NOT an ‘aircraft carrier’ for gringo use.”
By Eoin Higgins, staff writer for Common Dreams. Published 6-17-2019
A Galapagos fur seal. he seal will share its environment with the Pentagon per a new plan from the Ecuadorian government that would extend a landing strip at the region’s airport to accommodate U.S. military aircraft. Photo: D. Gordon E. Robertson [CC]
The Galapagos Islands archipelago in Ecuador is one of the most biodiverse regions in the entire world, home to a number of species found nowhere else on the planet, and a UNESCO World Heritage site.
So, naturally, the U.S. military wants to use one of its islands as an airstrip Continue reading