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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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How do Túngara frogs survive a killer fungus?

How do Túngara frogs survive a killer fungus?

August 04, 2014

Ryan and his team readied themselves by swabbing túngara skin for four field seasons before chytrid struck in 2012. So far, the impact seems minimal...

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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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