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Forest Health Monitoring Extends to Michigan

Forest Health Monitoring Extends to Michigan

August 25, 2014

The 57-acre research plot in the Erwin S. George Reserve near Ann Arbor, Michigan is the size of 43 football fields...

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Gilbert offers his expertise to park managers

Gilbert offers his expertise to park managers

August 25, 2014

The Smithsonian received a warm welcome from the audience at the workshop, “Evaluation of diseased trees using sonic tomography” at Panama’s Metropolitan Nature Park (PNM) on Aug. 12...

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How much energy is needed to farm fungus?

How much energy is needed to farm fungus?

August 25, 2014

Leafcutter ants lead busy lives. Workers cut leaves and race along the superhighways they carve through the leaf litter in tropical forests...

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New funds for Panama Canal Watershed Study

New funds for Panama Canal Watershed Study

August 18, 2014

Some seven years ago, STRI embarked upon the Agua Salud project, a long-term, landscape-level experiment to understand how land use choices in the Panama Canal basin will affect water availability, carbon storage, soil fertility and biodiversity...

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Where are the Sharks?

Where are the Sharks?

August 18, 2014

One thing Erin Dillon notices when she dives on the degraded coral reefs around Bocas Del Toro is that she sees no sharks...

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Smithsonian Hosts Golden Frog Festival

Smithsonian Hosts Golden Frog Festival

August 11, 2014

The Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project and STRI invites you to celebrate the Golden Frog Festival from August 13-17...

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It isn't easy being captive

It isn't easy being captive

August 11, 2014

Scientists like Ibáñez mobilize every resource at their disposal to establish captive breeding programs for frogs susceptible to the chytrid fungus that has wiped out some 200 amphibian species worldwide...

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Golden frog report on panamanian frog conservation workshop released

Golden frog report on panamanian frog conservation workshop released

August 11, 2014

The Conservation Biology Specialist Group (CBSG) released a final report for their conservation and planning workshop...

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Saving frogs for future generations

Saving frogs for future generations

August 11, 2014

Lanky Cheucarama is a skilled artisan by trade and a dedicated conservationist by choice...

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Three Caribbean Seas

Three Caribbean Seas

August 04, 2014

From a fish’s point of view, the Caribbean Sea is really three different regions, according to new results from the Smithsonian published in the journal PLOS ONE...

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