Tropics are the most biodiverse ecosystem in the world. The Neotropics, the tropical areas located in the American continent, encompass several developing countries, nations which have not experienced a

Tropical islands are unique and valuable ecosystems characterized by high levels of endemism. In Panama, multiple groups of islands form important biodiversity and endemism hotspots, including the Pearl Islands archipelago, located around 48

By Rosannette Quesada-Hidalgo   The Ecuadorian-Venezuelan biologist and explorer Alejandro Arteaga and his team recently described three new species of snakes for Panama. In 2019, the Canopy Family invited Alejandro and his team

Daniel Arias Barakat, our Canopy Family Executive Vice President, and Carlos Bethancourt, our Canopy Family lead guide, were visiting the Global Bird Fair in the UK in July 2022 when they met Robert

Nestling and dark-morph Crested Eagle (Morphnus guianensis) female.   By Alexandra Eastman Little is known about the behavior of the Crested Eagle. Although it is one of the largest eagles in the Americas,

A look at Life in the Lowland Rainforest By Alexandra Eastman I was raised on jungle stories that my father would tell me before bed of his time spent in Panama before I