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Matt Larsen Outlines STRI Priorities

Matt Larsen Outlines STRI Priorities

July 28, 2014

Matt Larsen, STRI’s new director, spoke to scientists and students after Tuesday’s Tupper Seminar, outlining several of his goals as he officially assumes his role in Panama...

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Russ Greenberg: father of the Bambi

Russ Greenberg: father of the Bambi

July 28, 2014

For decades, STRI’s Barro Colorado Island has held weekly seminars known as “Bambis.” The origin of the name has been lost in the mists of time, and is the subject of much speculation on the part of island residents...

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What are canopy ants up to?

What are canopy ants up to?

July 28, 2014

Max Adams delighted in climbing trees and playing with bugs when he was a toddler in Louisiana. Two decades later not a lot has changed...

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Slow-moving shallows put the heat on Bocas Coral

Slow-moving shallows put the heat on Bocas Coral

July 21, 2014

Snorkel-perfect coral reefs in the calm, mangrove-fringed waters of the Bocas Del Toro Archipelago are expected to be among the hardest hit by warmer temperatures that lead to coral bleaching and mortality, a new study finds...

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The fascinating world of Flatworms

The fascinating world of Flatworms

July 21, 2014

Polyclad flatworms were among the first creatures to evolve a brain. Some produce toxins that could have pharmacological potential...

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How do larvae swim in a hot-tub world?

How do larvae swim in a hot-tub world?

July 21, 2014

Karen Chan carefully fills custom-made Plexiglas chambers with warm seawater, flips on the spotlights, hits the record button and drapes a dark curtain over her makeshift movie set...

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Central America Protects whale sharks

Central America Protects whale sharks

July 11, 2014

Representatives from Panama, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic signed a binding agreement protecting whale sharks in Eastern Pacific and Caribbean waters that took effect on July 1...

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STRI science showcased at Panama Canal Forum

STRI science showcased at Panama Canal Forum

July 11, 2014

As part of a year of centennial celebrations, the Panama Canal Authority invited experts for a two-day forum on environment, water and energy: 100 Years Of Innovation for a Sustainable Canal...

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Why fear Bats?

Why fear Bats?

July 11, 2014

As manager of Rachel Page’s bat lab, May Dixon juggles a dozen things at once. She briefs new arrivals on tropical diseases, trains them how to safely capture bats and coordinates field activities...

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Colon expansion encroaches on Galeta buffer zone:

Colon expansion encroaches on Galeta buffer zone:

July 07, 2014

The view from STRI’s Galeta Point Marine Laboratory hasn’t changed much in the last few decades. Waves from the choppy blue Atlantic break on coral reefs and seagrass-covered shallows...

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