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Dunes Reveal Biodiversity Secrets

Dunes Reveal Biodiversity Secrets

October 20, 2014

Ancient, acidic and nutrient-depleted dunes in Western Australia are not an obvious place to answer a question that has vexed tropical biologists for decades...

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¡CHISPA! RECEIVES THREE-YEAR GRANT FROM U.S. GOVERNMENT

¡CHISPA! RECEIVES THREE-YEAR GRANT FROM U.S. GOVERNMENT

October 20, 2014

STRI’s highly successful after-school science mentoring program for at-risk youth in Panama received a huge boost from the U.S. Department of State, which awarded a grant on Oct. 7 to fund ¡CHISPA¡ for three years...

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PANAMA’S TENTH OCEANS MONTH CELEBRATIONS WRAPS UP AT STRI

PANAMA’S TENTH OCEANS MONTH CELEBRATIONS WRAPS UP AT STRI

October 20, 2014

With a series of presentations focused on sustainable management of marine resources, STRI hosted the closing forum of Panama’s tenth Ocean Month at the end of September...

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SEEING IN THE DARK

SEEING IN THE DARK

October 20, 2014

It’s 4 a.m. and Julia Schuckel deftly drives a 4x4 to a favorite spot on a muddy and pool-filled Pipeline Road in Panama’s Soberania National Park...

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New Major Review from Forest Research Network

New Major Review from Forest Research Network

October 13, 2014

Permafrost thaw drives forest loss in Canada, while drought has killed trees in Panama, southern India and Borneo...

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Heckadon honored by Panama City leaders

Heckadon honored by Panama City leaders

October 13, 2014

At the 35th anniversary of Panama City’s Ancón district, STRI staff scientist Stanley Heckadon was named distinguished citizen, and received the key to the city from Mayor José Blandón...

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What triggers liana growth spurts?

What triggers liana growth spurts?

October 13, 2014

Eric Manzané’s interest in biology began when his father showed him a 700-plus-page textbook first published in 1973...

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Panama’s BioMuseo Opens

Panama’s BioMuseo Opens

October 06, 2014

Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela spoke at the inauguration of the country’s BioMuseo on Sept. 30 beneath scarlet, blue and yellow cantilevered roofs like wings of a scarlet macaw...

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Where do mother whales go?

Where do mother whales go?

October 06, 2014

Héctor Guzmán, holding a custom-made air rifle, scans the swells of Panama’s Las Perlas Archipelago...

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Scientists Discover New Poison Dart Frog Species in Donoso, Panama

Scientists Discover New Poison Dart Frog Species in Donoso, Panama

September 29, 2014

A bright orange poison dart frog with a unique call was discovered in Donoso, Panama, by researchers from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and the Universidad Autónoma de Chiriquí...

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