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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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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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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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Slow-moving shallows put the heat on Bocas Coral

Slow-moving shallows put the heat on Bocas Coral

July 21, 2014

Snorkel-perfect coral reefs in the calm, mangrove-fringed waters of the Bocas Del Toro Archipelago are expected to be among the hardest hit by warmer temperatures that lead to coral bleaching and mortality, a new study finds...

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The fascinating world of Flatworms

The fascinating world of Flatworms

July 21, 2014

Polyclad flatworms were among the first creatures to evolve a brain. Some produce toxins that could have pharmacological potential...

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Central America Protects whale sharks

Central America Protects whale sharks

July 11, 2014

Representatives from Panama, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic signed a binding agreement protecting whale sharks in Eastern Pacific and Caribbean waters that took effect on July 1...

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STRI science showcased at Panama Canal Forum

STRI science showcased at Panama Canal Forum

July 11, 2014

As part of a year of centennial celebrations, the Panama Canal Authority invited experts for a two-day forum on environment, water and energy: 100 Years Of Innovation for a Sustainable Canal...

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