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Smithsonian receives a $10 million donation to support research and education on climate resilience

November 01, 2022

The gift will establish the Adrienne Arsht Community-Based Resilience Solutions Initiative, a multi-year program to study tropical resilience and educate the public about the role of resilience.

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STRI special events, October 2022

October 28, 2022

Reforestation initiative, A great idea, Pioneers of science, STRI and Panamanian culture, workshop prior to Our Ocean Conference 2023, Science Girls and more

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Smithsonian presents first Citizen Scientist award to Allison and Carlos Estapé for contributions to marine research

October 26, 2022

Extraordinary underwater naturalists contribute unique fish photos to STRI’s Caribbean and Tropical Eastern Pacific Shorefish Apps

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The Vampire Bat

October 21, 2022

Celebrating International Bat Week, come learn about real vampires!

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Seeking Win-Win solutions to combat climate change and improve livelihoods in Panama’s indigenous Ngäbe-Buglé Comarca

October 10, 2022

Can smart reforestation lessons from the Smithsonian’s Agua Salud Project in the Panama Canal watershed benefit Indigenous communities on deforested land in Western Panama?

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STRI special events, September 2022

September 30, 2022

Teacher workshop, GIS influencer, Amphibian Rescue and Conservation, Ocean Awareness month, and more.

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Our Ocean Conference 2022, República de Palaos: Delegación de Jóvenes

September 28, 2022

Recognizing that a connection to our ocean must be fostered with every generation, the 7th Our Ocean Conference Youth Delegation sought to highlight the contributions of young leaders advocating to protect our ocean. The Youth Delegation was made up of participants aged 18-30, with a focus on applicants from the Asia-Pacific region.

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Termites could play an important role in climate change

September 22, 2022

A study spanning six continents explored the role of termites and microorganisms in wood decay.

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Atlas of the Panamanian Caribbean macroalgae, their autofluorescence and uses

September 22, 2022

Although these seaweeds are very popular among the Guna Yala community, it is no less true that their use is unknown to the public.

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An Amphibian Ark! Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project

September 08, 2022

Rescuing and establishing sustainable populations of endangered amphibian species.

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