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DEAD ZONES LIKELY TO EXPAND AS COASTAL WATERS WARM<br/>Majority of World’s Dead Zones Expected to Heat Up Under Climate Change

DEAD ZONES LIKELY TO EXPAND AS COASTAL WATERS WARM
Majority of World’s Dead Zones Expected to Heat Up Under Climate Change

November 17, 2014

A full 94 percent of the world’s dead zones lie in regions expected to warm at least two degrees Celsius by the century’s end, according to a new report from the STRI and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center published Nov. 10...

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STRI’S AMAZON FRAGMENTATION EXPERIMENT

STRI’S AMAZON FRAGMENTATION EXPERIMENT

November 17, 2014

STRI scientists interested in a unique tropical forest research opportunity may want to consider Brazil’s Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (BDFFP)...

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STAMPS CELEBRATE DEEP REEF FISH

STAMPS CELEBRATE DEEP REEF FISH

November 17, 2014

To commemorate deep reef fish species discovered and named by Smithsonian’s Ross Robertson and Carole Baldwin around Curaçao, the Caribbean island nation released a set of ten stamps featuring these colorful species...

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WHEN ARE ALGAE AT EQUILIBRIUM?

WHEN ARE ALGAE AT EQUILIBRIUM?

November 17, 2014

Anyone who has snorkeled the reefs of Panama’s Bocas Del Toro Archipelago has probably seen large fields of brownish, fan-like algae undulating in the currents where coral once thrived...

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Panama shatters raptor migration record

Panama shatters raptor migration record

November 11, 2014

More than two million migrating raptors passed over Panama City on Sunday, Nov. 2, doubling the previous record of almost 900,000 tallied in a single day last year...

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SENACYT HOSTS DISCUSSION ON WOMEN IN SCIENCE

SENACYT HOSTS DISCUSSION ON WOMEN IN SCIENCE

November 11, 2014

At early career stages women in Panama are well represented in technology and the sciences. But as careers advance the proportion of women gradually decreases...

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WHAT DO SPICULES SAY ABOUT THE PAST?

WHAT DO SPICULES SAY ABOUT THE PAST?

November 11, 2014

Anyone who has ever stepped barefoot on a sandy beach and felt the painful prick of a nearly invisible spike has encountered Magdalena Lukowiak’s study subject...

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Bayano Event Brings three cultures closer

Bayano Event Brings three cultures closer

October 31, 2014

Before the Pan-American Highway dead-ends in the rainforests of eastern Panama, travelers cross the Bayano River...

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Teacher training at Galeta

Teacher training at Galeta

October 31, 2014

30 teachers from hard-to-reach communities along the Caribbean coast east and west of Colon convened at Galeta Point Marine Laboratory to participate in a workshop, “Teaching through hands-on involvement and classification of organisms”...

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May the best morph win

May the best morph win

October 31, 2014

Allison Killius pounces on a blue poison dart frog, trapping the nickel-sized amphibian under a clear plastic dome. Jill Del Sol adds a red frog she wrangled nearby to the mini-coliseum...

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