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Encyclopedia > Charles Darwin Foundation

The Charles Darwin Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to promoting conservation, education, and scientific research in and on behalf of the Galapagos Islands. CDF, Inc. is the headquarters for an international membership of more than 10,000 and raises funds from individuals and institutions to support projects in Galapagos. The CDF, Inc. also conducts seminars, briefings, and other public education and advocacy efforts to inform the general public about conservation issues and the work being undertaken in Galapagos by the Charles Darwin Research Station and the Galapagos National Park Service.


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Charles Darwin was born on Feb. 12, 1809, The Mount, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Eng.
Darwin was an English naturalist renowned for his documentation of evolution and for his theory of its operation, known as Darwinism
Charles Darwin was the first to make a scientific study of the islands in 1835.
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