|Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation is international in scope, membership, and objectives, functioning as an international body to promote research, education, conservation, and communication for tropical biology.|
|Smithsonian Tropical Research Institution in Panama, is a bureau of the Smithsonian Institution based outside of the United States- dedicated to understanding biological diversity.|
|Amazon Conservation Team works in partnership with indigenous people in conserving biodiversity, health, and culture in tropical America.|
|ACEER Foundation (Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research) promotes conservation of the Peruvian Amazon by fostering awareness, understanding, action, and transformation-they develop environmental education programs, support basic and applied research, and protect unique tracts of land.|
|Organization for Tropical Studies is a non-profit consortium that has grown to include 63 universities and research institutions from the United States, Latin America and Australia.|
|National Bibliography in Tropical Biology (BINABITROP) is a data base that contains the references of more than 31,000 publications on environmental information regarding Costa Rica. These publications can be book thesis, books, chapters, articles of journals, communications to congresses, symposiums or workshops.|
|More than half of all species of plants, animals and insects live in tropical rainforests.
|There are over 1000 species of bamboo.|
Recent Issues Blog Posts
Methane hydrate, will it be a godsend and replace dirty coal and oil within the next five years, or will it delay our investment in renewable energy and set us on an ever longer road of hydrocarbon addiction?
A destruction of the world's resources, leaving long term greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and habitat loss.
A new infographic from Healthy Child, Healthy World.
The World Health Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme have just listed endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) a "global threat" after the release of a collaborative study.
Recent Building Blog Posts
Vertical herb garden inspiration.
Creating furniture from books... Due to the glue that binds books along their spine, most paper recyclers will not take books for recycling unless the cover and glue is removed.
Instead of putting those branches, leaves and grass clippings in bags by the curbside...build a hugel bed.
This sustainable gardening method uses kitchen and garden waste and gray water (or wash water) as food for your vegetables.
Recent Art Blog Posts
Ideas for your old maps.
Ideas for old china. From using plates as canvas to pique assiette...
Aerial photos of Andre Ermolaev.
Repurpose old glass dishes, glasses, mirrors and more into art.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
a 42-minute documentary film about the rising movement to change the terrifying math of the climate crisis and challenge the fossil fuel industry.
This film uncovers the Kochs' corruption—and points the way to how Americans can reclaim their democracy.
BBC Documentary Homeopathy: The Test
connections and relationship that we have with insects and other arthropods