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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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New funds for Panama Canal Watershed Study

New funds for Panama Canal Watershed Study

August 18, 2014

Some seven years ago, STRI embarked upon the Agua Salud project, a long-term, landscape-level experiment to understand how land use choices in the Panama Canal basin will affect water availability, carbon storage, soil fertility and biodiversity...

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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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