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New STRI book by Heckadon

August 06, 2004

New STRI book by Heckadon

Naturalists on the Isthmus of Panama: A hundred years of natural history on the biological bridge of the Americas

STRI just published the book Naturalists on the Isthmus of Panama: A hundred years of natural history on the biological bridge of the Americas by STRI sociologist Stanley Heckadon Moreno, OCAPP director. The book compiles articles published in Spanish in “Epocas” Segunda Era, a monthly supplement to La Prensa on Panama's natural history according to naturalists during the XIX and XX centuries. According to Ira Rubinoff, “This book, not only is an extremely valuable contribution to our knowledge of the history of natural sciences in this strategic region of the tropics, but also outlines the early history of STRI and other outstanding research centers who have worked in Panama...”

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