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Panama: San Lorenzo Forest


The link below is to an article reporting on a study of Beetles in the San Lorenzo Forest of Panama.

For more visit:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/12/13-arthropods-rule-the-tropical-rain-forest/

Panama: New Snake Species Discovered


The link below is to an article reporting the discovery of a new snake species in Panama, which has been named as a protest to a new mine in that country.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0918-hance-no-mining-snake.html

Article: Wildlife – The Three-Toed Pygmy Sloth


Less Than 100 Animals Remain

The following link is to an article reporting on the endangered Three-Toed Pygmy Sloth. Less than 100 of these animals now remain in the wild on the uninhabited Escudo Island off Panama.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0523-hance-pygmy-sloths.html

Article: International Whaling Commission


The following article reports on the upcoming meeting of the International Whaling Commission in Panama.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18101320