|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.|
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