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Boat noise in Bocas

Boat noise in Bocas "potentially harmful" to dolphins: researchers

April 14, 2014

Panamaís once-sleepy Bocas del Toro Archipelago is an increasingly popular destination for tourists...

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STONE TOOLS AND PARCHED FIELDS: PRINCETON STUDENTS GET NEW PERSPECTIVE ON TROPICS

STONE TOOLS AND PARCHED FIELDS: PRINCETON STUDENTS GET NEW PERSPECTIVE ON TROPICS

April 14, 2014

By April the fields and patchy woods in Panamaís Azuero Peninsula are so parched that a tiny spark can quickly send them up in flames...

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Does predation increase with habitat fragmentation?

Does predation increase with habitat fragmentation?

April 14, 2014

As forests are fragmented by humans, the amount of edge habitat increases...

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NEW DIRECTOR<br/>Matthew Larsen named director of Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

NEW DIRECTOR
Matthew Larsen named director of Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

April 07, 2014

Matthew C. Larsen, associate director for climate and land-use change at the U.S. Geological Survey, has been appointed the Director of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute...

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STRIíS IGERT COURSE APPLAUDED IN NSF EVALUATION

STRIíS IGERT COURSE APPLAUDED IN NSF EVALUATION

April 07, 2014

The U.S. NSF recently changed things up with an exhaustive evaluation of a graduate program coordinated by STRI and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The results were impressive...

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WHAT DO MILLIONS OF TREE MEASUREMENTS SAY ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE?

WHAT DO MILLIONS OF TREE MEASUREMENTS SAY ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE?

April 07, 2014

The number of tree diameter measurements made across the Smithsonianís CTFS- ForestGEO network is over five million...

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Watershed conference draws experts from around the hemisphere

Watershed conference draws experts from around the hemisphere

March 31, 2014

Experts from countries around the Americas shared experiences and research concerning watershed ecosystem services during a three-day conference last week...

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HOW BUSY IS THE CANOPY HIGHWAY?

HOW BUSY IS THE CANOPY HIGHWAY?

March 31, 2014

In the first year of his Ph.D., Kevin McLean hiked through Panamaís Soberania National Park and set camera traps to capture stills of ground-dwelling animals...

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Humans Drive Evolution of Conch Size

Humans Drive Evolution of Conch Size

March 24, 2014

The first humans to pluck a Caribbean fighting conch from the shallow lagoons of Panamaís Bocas del Toro were in for a good meal...

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Tracking down camera traps

Tracking down camera traps

March 24, 2014

The black dots on Claudio Montezaís well-worn laminated map donít look far apart...

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