|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
Exxon CEO files suit to stop construction of a water tower to be built adjacent to his Texas ranch.
Chemicals should be tested for their global warming effect (radiative efficiency) before being placed into production.
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.
Recent Building Blog Posts
Salvaged wood paneling inspiration...
Reclaimed wood works well in bathrooms. Either as paneling, backspashes, vanity, flooring or ceiling.
If you do not have enough salvaged wood to build a cabin. Build a salvaged wood shed.
Old wood from barns, farmhouses, factories, even snow fence, is potential siding for a new home.
Recent Art Blog Posts
Planetary Panoramas -awe-inspiring skies.
Maize Gods projected on trees as a message against transgenic corn.
What to do with all those pencil stubs, shoe laces and ping pong balls...
A sculpture that is also a solar powered open-air system that freezes moisture from hot desert air.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
Greenpeace Arctic 30 Documentary
Tap Water Contaminants Segment
Nature Episode Radioactive Wolves
The Last Ice Merchant