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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 Panama’s 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 Panama’s 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 Monteza’s well-worn laminated map don’t look far apart...

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Fishery management plan approved for Panama’s Coiba National Park

Fishery management plan approved for Panama’s Coiba National Park

March 17, 2014

The most comprehensive plan of its kind in Panama, it also regulates sport fishing and will serve as an example for other marine protected areas in the region...

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STRI’S Annual teacher training off to strong start

STRI’S Annual teacher training off to strong start

March 17, 2014

Dozens of Panamanian teachers return to classes this month with new ways to make science more engaging for their students...

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Why not be queen?

Why not be queen?

March 17, 2014

Unlike honeybees or bumblebees, some female sweat bees may choose their rank in life: queen, solitary mother or worker in a queen’s nest...

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Liana diversity explained by clones, disturbances

Liana diversity explained by clones, disturbances

March 10, 2014

When a tree falls in a tropical forest, vines are among the first to notice...

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How do trees prevent dehydration?

How do trees prevent dehydration?

March 10, 2014

At first glance, some of the potted saplings in Brett Wolfe’s shade house look dead. They’re not—at least for the moment...

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Save the Frogs: Give that fruit fly some Spirulina!

Save the Frogs: Give that fruit fly some Spirulina!

March 03, 2014

Amphibians are undergoing the most severe declines in biodiversity of any vertebrate group as a result of a fungal disease, habitat loss and other factors...

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Are "smart" frugivores more efficient foragers?

March 03, 2014

According to some primatologists, monkeys evolved so closely alongside flowering plants that they have developed cognitive adaptations that make them better foragers than other fruiteating mammals...

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