Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute News To increase the understanding of the past, present and future of tropical biodiversity and its relevance to human welfare. en-us Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute 120 71 Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Tue, 31 May 2016 16:42:00 -0500 Fernando Bouche <![CDATA[ Mangrove decline through the ages in Central and South America ]]> > <![CDATA[ New species of fly parasitizes fungus-growing ant ]]> > <![CDATA[ First North American Monkey Fossils Are Found in Panama Canal Excavation: New Species Named Panamacebus transitus ]]> > <![CDATA[ African Wars Endanger World’s Largest Gorilla Subspecies ]]> > <![CDATA[ Dominican Republic Expedition<br />What were Caribbean coral reefs like before humans? ]]> > <![CDATA[ New Golden Frog Species Discovered in Colombia Named for Legendary City of Gold ]]> > <![CDATA[ Tiny Island Deer in Panama Was Hunted to Extinction Thousands of Years Ago ]]> > <![CDATA[ El Ni&ntilde;o update<br />Central Panama's driest three-year span ]]> > <![CDATA[ Cause for Hope: Secondary Tropical Forests Quickly Put on Weight ]]> > <![CDATA[ Smithsonian Botanist Discovers New Ground-Flowering Plant in Panama ]]> >