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How do trees get their fix?

How do trees get their fix?

December 23, 2013

Some nitrogen-fixers have been proven to crank up the process on-demand in the early regeneration secondary tropical forests, an important finding published by STRI researchers this year in Nature...

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Tropical dark respiration data tweak climate model

Tropical dark respiration data tweak climate model

December 16, 2013

Climate modeling for the tropics can be tricky given the number of variables involved. One is dark respiration, the nighttime release of carbon dioxide by tree leaves...

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Where do Galetaís sea turtles come from?

Where do Galetaís sea turtles come from?

December 03, 2013

Since then, many more turtles have found their way to Galeta - and eventually back to sea. Most of them were rescued by locals who learned about the facility through children who have visited...

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Time travel: 11,000 years ago

Time travel: 11,000 years ago

November 25, 2013

At first glance, one would guess that two of the greenhouses in STRIís outdoor research area in Gamboa contain corn plants...

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From plant eater to predator

From plant eater to predator

November 18, 2013

Some people swat at every insect that enters their personal space...

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How many manatees remain?

How many manatees remain?

November 12, 2013

The waters of San San Pond Sak river are only slightly more transparent than mud. A one-ton manatee could be swimming a meter from GuzmŠn and chances are he wouldnít see it...

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Do the tropics resist biological invasions?

Do the tropics resist biological invasions?

November 06, 2013

When compared to temperate ecosystems the tropics are believed to be more resistant to invasion by nonnative species...

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Sounds and rewards

Sounds and rewards

October 28, 2013

Letís say your favorite lunch spot was closed the last time you went, and a friend recommends a bistro nearby...

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Equilibrium after invasion?

Equilibrium after invasion?

October 21, 2013

In 1970ís Thomas Zaret and R. T. Paine witnessed an invasion of Peacock bass in the Panama Canalís main reservoir...

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Flying high

Flying high

October 14, 2013

Between 2014 and 2020 the ICARUS initiative plans to establish a system capable of tracking even very small animals including the countless songbirds, bats, and insects that migrate long distances between continents...

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