Wild sloth killed by small spectacled owl in Panama

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Story on BBC News featuring Bryson Voirin, TREE’s student research associate: Researchers in Panama have found the first evidence of a sloth that has been killed by an owl. They found the body of a radio-collared three-toed sloth with lethal wounds that suggest it was hunted by

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January 2010 Amazon Trip Student Logs

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On January 20-28, 2010, students and families joined CanopyMeg for the Amazon Rainforest Workshop: The Ecology and Culture of the Amazon Jungle. Below are student logs from the trip. Jessa Baker-Moss writes: Our amazing trip to the Amazon taught me so many things. As a liberal arts

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The Much-Maligned Sloth

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Story on nhpr.org featuring Bryson Voirin, TREE’s student research associate: After a long, lazy, food-filled weekend, we turn to the sloth. It’s an animal. It’s an insult. And the namesake of one of the seven deadly sins. Those of us who’ve watched any animal TV programs probably

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Follow CanopyMeg as she attends COP15

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From Dr. Margaret Lowman (aka CanopyMeg): In less than a week, the United Nations Framework on Climate Change Convention opens in Copenhagen, Denmark. Abbreviated as UNFCCC or COP15 (which stands for Council of Parties, now in its 15th year), these meetings are highly anticipated by governments, industry,

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