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Teacher training at Galeta

Teacher training at Galeta

October 31, 2014

30 teachers from hard-to-reach communities along the Caribbean coast east and west of Colon convened at Galeta Point Marine Laboratory to participate in a workshop, “Teaching through hands-on involvement and classification of organisms”...

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May the best morph win

May the best morph win

October 31, 2014

Allison Killius pounces on a blue poison dart frog, trapping the nickel-sized amphibian under a clear plastic dome. Jill Del Sol adds a red frog she wrangled nearby to the mini-coliseum...

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Superheated Tropical Ants At Risk To Climate Change

Superheated Tropical Ants At Risk To Climate Change

October 27, 2014

The highest maximum temperature tolerated by any of the 88 ant species tested was 56 C. This Ectatomma ant may encounter exceptionally high temperatures on sun-exposed branches...

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STRI’S ROUBIK RELEASES NEW POLLINATOR SAFETY BOOK

STRI’S ROUBIK RELEASES NEW POLLINATOR SAFETY BOOK

October 27, 2014

As the worldwide decline in pollinating insects due to pesticide use joins a lengthening list of global environmental crises, David Roubik’s latest publication, Pollinator Safety in Agriculture, could not be more relevant...

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GO-TO GUY IN BOCAS

GO-TO GUY IN BOCAS

October 27, 2014

One of the first people scientific visitors meet at STRI’s Bocas Del Toro Research Station on Isla Colón in Panama’s western Caribbean is the ever-smiling laboratory manager Plinio Góndola...

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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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ˇCHISPA! RECEIVES THREE-YEAR GRANT FROM U.S. GOVERNMENT

ˇCHISPA! 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 ˇCHISPAˇ 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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