The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute reported through a participatory forest-carbon monitoring project that Panama’s Darien forest of Panama has a high capacity to sequester carbon.
Nature in Coronado, 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.
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.
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.
Panama has signed an agreement that aims to support monitoring and control efforts in fighting illegal and unregulated fishing.
The Panamanian government has struck a deal with Chinese fisheries that will allow the harvest of skipjack tuna, a species critical to the pelagic ecosystem of Panama’s Pacific waters.
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.
Ecologists in Panama have said that a recent road project in Panama West, lacks urban planning, approving development close to the Canal watershed with little investigation.
Environment Ministry officials (Miambiente) seized almost 300 pounds of crocodile meat this week.
Ecologists denounced yesterday that illegal deforestation in Darién is affecting more than 20 hectares.
Producers of coffee, meat, and milk in the province of Los Santos have said they are starting to feel the effects of the dry season.
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
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 ...
A review of public areas on Isla Iguana in began on Thursday, February 22nd in order to confirm whether or not tourists will be allowed to access enter the protected area of Pedasi.
The Metropolitan Mariposario site celebrated their one year of operation yesterday with the release of 60 butterflies (blue) ’Mopho Helenor’ witnessed by 10,000 visitors.
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
The Pan-American Association for Conservation (APPC) and Gamboa Rainforest Resort have opened a refuge for sloths.
The Ministry of Environment is currently reviewing a request for the concession of 107 hectares in the Wildlife Refuge of Isla de Cañas and will hold a public consultation in Los Santos on November 14th, 2017. ...