Links

The following websites may be of interest. We cannot vouchsafe for all of them, your comments and additions to this list are welcome.

mr_bird

Capuchin in tree.

Plants


Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE) has a great book shop

CTFS Panama Watershed Tree Atlas

Vascular Plants of the Osa, Costa Rica

Tico Ethnobotanical Dictionary (Costa Rica)

Trees of Central America

Biota Panama (University of Panama blog)

STRI Digital Herbarium

STRI Trees of Sarigua National Park and the Dry Surrounding Areas

Tropical Forages: An Interactive Selection Tool

 

Terrestrial Animals


Sociedad Mastozoológica de Panamá (SOMASPA)

Birds and Mammals of the Western Slope of the Azuero Peninsula

Arkive

Encyclopedia of Life

All the World’s Primates

 

Birds


Audubon International

Fundacion Avifauna Eugune Eisenmann

 

Marine Life


Fishes of the Eastern Pacificgreat resource about marine species of the Eastern Pacific ocean &  iPhone app from STRI

IATTC Achotines Tuna Laboratory and Forest

 IATTC Achotines Marine Special Reports

Forest Science


The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

The Center for Tropical Forest Systems

The Native Species Reforestation Project (PRORENA)

The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation

Tropical Native Species Reforestation Information Clearinghouse

STRI Scientific Databases

Ecological Agro-forestry

Seeing Forests for the Trees and the Carbon: Mapping the World’s Forests in Three Dimensions

Tropical Forages – an interactive selection tool

Interactive Global Deforestation Map from the University of Maryland

Mapping the World’s Deforestation Over Time

Conservation and Environmental Law


The Nature Conservancy

Red de Reservas Naturales Privadas

International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement (INECE)

CIAM Centro de Incidencia Ambiental

 

Construction


Ten Foundations Building Tutorial

 

Sustainable Development


International Institute for Sustainable Development

Pro-Natura

International Institute for Environment and Development

 

Eco Tourism


Almanaque Azul (The Blue Almanac – Beaches and Coasts of Panama)

Responsible Travel

Lonely Planet Thorn Tree

Green Hotel Initiative

The Conde Nast Green List

 

Azuero Culture


Azuero Panama

School For All Almanac

Sociology of Azuero Blog

 

Geology


Geology of Azuero Blog

 

Organiculture


The Lazy Man´s Farm – Permaculture farm in Penonemé

New Earth Panamá – The Official Online Farmer´s Market

Lo Tuyo e.V. and Lo Tuyo Delicias de Panamá – Non-profit organization and company based in Las Lajas focusing on organic production and elaboration

Finca Santa Marta S.A. – Organic farm in Santa Marta, selling products at twice weekly at farmer´s markets in Volcán and Boquete

Aboquete S.A. – Company offering biological control products for agricultural producers

Terrae Organic Bistro – Restaurant in Panama City offering organic dishes

Orgánica Store – Store in Panama City and Boquete selling local and imported organic products

Country Store and Café – Café and store in Panama City selling organic and natural products and dishes with organic ingredients

Rincón de la Biodiversidad – Organic farm in El Valle de Antón receiving visitors

Tierra Mía, Orgánicos – Organic farmer´s market in Panamá

Urban Gardening Panama (Jardines Urbanos) – Urban gardening movement in Panama City

El Mercadito Biológico – Store and café selling organic, natural products in Panama City

Super Gourmet – Store and café selling organic, natural products in Casco Viejo, Panama City and Bocas del Toro (including handmade organic chocolate from Caribbean Chocolate Company)

Symphony of the Soil – A 2014 award winning documentary about soil