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Boat noise in Bocas

Boat noise in Bocas "potentially harmful" to dolphins: researchers

April 14, 2014

Panamaís once-sleepy Bocas del Toro Archipelago is an increasingly popular destination for tourists...

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STONE TOOLS AND PARCHED FIELDS: PRINCETON STUDENTS GET NEW PERSPECTIVE ON TROPICS

STONE TOOLS AND PARCHED FIELDS: PRINCETON STUDENTS GET NEW PERSPECTIVE ON TROPICS

April 14, 2014

By April the fields and patchy woods in Panamaís Azuero Peninsula are so parched that a tiny spark can quickly send them up in flames...

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NEW DIRECTOR<br/>Matthew Larsen named director of Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

NEW DIRECTOR
Matthew Larsen named director of Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

April 07, 2014

Matthew C. Larsen, associate director for climate and land-use change at the U.S. Geological Survey, has been appointed the Director of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute...

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STRIíS IGERT COURSE APPLAUDED IN NSF EVALUATION

STRIíS IGERT COURSE APPLAUDED IN NSF EVALUATION

April 07, 2014

The U.S. NSF recently changed things up with an exhaustive evaluation of a graduate program coordinated by STRI and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The results were impressive...

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Watershed conference draws experts from around the hemisphere

Watershed conference draws experts from around the hemisphere

March 31, 2014

Experts from countries around the Americas shared experiences and research concerning watershed ecosystem services during a three-day conference last week...

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Humans Drive Evolution of Conch Size

Humans Drive Evolution of Conch Size

March 24, 2014

The first humans to pluck a Caribbean fighting conch from the shallow lagoons of Panamaís Bocas del Toro were in for a good meal...

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Fishery management plan approved for Panamaís Coiba National Park

Fishery management plan approved for Panamaís Coiba National Park

March 17, 2014

The most comprehensive plan of its kind in Panama, it also regulates sport fishing and will serve as an example for other marine protected areas in the region...

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STRIíS Annual teacher training off to strong start

STRIíS Annual teacher training off to strong start

March 17, 2014

Dozens of Panamanian teachers return to classes this month with new ways to make science more engaging for their students...

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Liana diversity explained by clones, disturbances

Liana diversity explained by clones, disturbances

March 10, 2014

When a tree falls in a tropical forest, vines are among the first to notice...

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Save the Frogs: Give that fruit fly some Spirulina!

Save the Frogs: Give that fruit fly some Spirulina!

March 03, 2014

Amphibians are undergoing the most severe declines in biodiversity of any vertebrate group as a result of a fungal disease, habitat loss and other factors...

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