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    Punta Chame, a breeding site for sharks

    Punta Chame, a breeding site for sharks

    A recent study shows female sharks of the hammerhead species (Sphyrna lewini) are being captured by fishermen during breeding, researches are now proposing measures to help protect the species.

    Panama, the broken link?

    Panama, the broken link?

    A study recently published in Conservation Biology has called Panama, the narrowest part of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor (MBC), the broken link.

    Encountering a wild animal in Panama

    Encountering a wild animal in Panama

    One of Panama’s biggest allure is the country’s abundant wildlife! Developed cities in Panama like Panama City’s Cinta Costera and the Pacific Beach town of Coronado offer wildlife sightings.

    Canal Authority Imposes draft limits

    Canal Authority Imposes draft limits

    National Post reported on low levels in lake Gatun which have caused Panama’s Canal Authority to implement draft limits for shops moving through the Canal.

    A plee to protect Boná island

    A plee to protect Boná island

    Attorney General, Rigoberto González has requested information from the Environmental Minister, Emilio Sempris, on Boná Island for the second time following a lease agreement for an oil terminal.

    Baby sea turtles go home!

    Baby sea turtles go home!

    The Ministry of Environment of Los Santos announced the release of 450 hatchlings, Wednesday December 5th 2018. The baby turtles born in the Las Cañas refuge, were Olive Ridley turtles.

    National Wild Cat Day

    National Wild Cat Day

    With six species of big cats, Panama is working to ensure the survival of these feline species’ by introducing new legislation, making the first Saturday of each year the National Day of Wild Cats

    The Race For Water Mission

    The Race For Water Mission

    A revolutionary ship, the Odyssey, set sail after spending several days in Panama to continue its journey around the world. The Odyssey is a catamaran, covered with solar panels. The ship is part of the "Race For Water foundation", which among other missions has been working on educating new ...

    Sea Snakes in San Carlos

    Sea Snakes in San Carlos

    The Ministry of Environment reported the presence of Yellow bellied sea snakes ( Hydrophis platurus ) on beaches along the Pacific Coast. Temporary closures were issued for several beaches and tourist areas due to the snakes. ...

    Environmental management plans delayed

    Environmental management plans delayed

    While Panama continues to wait for practical models to fight climate change, several of Panama’s protected areas lack management plans. These models are essential for protecting Panama’s natural ...

    Panama’s forum on Climate Change

    Panama’s forum on Climate Change

    Last week Panama hosted a forum on “Challenges and Opportunities from Climate Change.” The event was attended by Panama’s Environmental Minister and by representatives of the International Center for Sustainable Development, the Panama Canal and the Development Bank of Latin ...

    Abnormal La Niña weather continues

    Abnormal La Niña weather continues

    Meteorologists of the Electricity Transmission Company (Etesa), confirmed in an article with Telemetro that hail fell on the Cinta Costera in Panama City Thursday afternoon.