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GLOBAL PLANTS INITIATIVE RETURNS TO STRI

GLOBAL PLANTS INITIATIVE RETURNS TO STRI

September 22, 2014

The seventh annual meeting of the Global Plants Initiative will be held in Panama Sept. 22-26...

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News from Galeta Point Marine Laboratory

News from Galeta Point Marine Laboratory

September 17, 2014

News from Galeta Point Marine Laboratory...

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Is STRI an Ocean Conservation Organization?

Is STRI an Ocean Conservation Organization?

September 15, 2014

The mission of the Smithsonian in Panama is to understand the past, present and future of tropical biodiversity and its relevance to humankind through basic, scientific research...

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DOLPHINS IN SCHOOL

DOLPHINS IN SCHOOL

September 15, 2014

From the high banks of their schoolyard, pupils at Buena Esperanza elementary in Bocas Del Toro have a privileged view of the mangrove-surrounded quays of the archipelago...

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STRI’S FIRST RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR UNDERGRADUATES, REU, CLOSES WITH BOCAS TRIP, PROJECT PRESENTATIONS

STRI’S FIRST RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR UNDERGRADUATES, REU, CLOSES WITH BOCAS TRIP, PROJECT PRESENTATIONS

September 08, 2014

Sixteen students from U.S. and Latin American universities wrapped up STRI’s first REU in Integrative Tropical Biology with a trip to STRI’s Bocas Del Toro Research Station...

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Agave: Not Just for Tequila

Agave: Not Just for Tequila

September 08, 2014

Our world contains roughly 400 million hectares of abandoned agricultural land, much of it in the tropics and subtropics...

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The Protective Fungus Inside

The Protective Fungus Inside

September 01, 2014

A group of 11 researchers, five of them from STRI, recently discovered how a single fungus living inside cacao plants radically alters processes from photosynthesis to the expression of disease resistance genes...

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MARY JANE WEST-EBERHARD WINS HAMILTON PRIZE

MARY JANE WEST-EBERHARD WINS HAMILTON PRIZE

September 01, 2014

STRI emeritus scientist Mary Jane West-Eberhard received the highest honor the society bestows: the Hamilton Prize...

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Forest Health Monitoring Extends to Michigan

Forest Health Monitoring Extends to Michigan

August 25, 2014

The 57-acre research plot in the Erwin S. George Reserve near Ann Arbor, Michigan is the size of 43 football fields...

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Gilbert offers his expertise to park managers

Gilbert offers his expertise to park managers

August 25, 2014

The Smithsonian received a warm welcome from the audience at the workshop, “Evaluation of diseased trees using sonic tomography” at Panama’s Metropolitan Nature Park (PNM) on Aug. 12...

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