Investigaciones/Desastres, tendencias

Winter Storm Grayson Golpea Washington Heights

La tormenta invernal se llama Grayson y tiene aspecto de huracán. Residentes de la avenida Saint Nicholas en el Alto Manhattan creen que no hubo tiempo suficiente para prepararse ante la “bomba meteorológica“. Sigue leyendo “Winter Storm Grayson Golpea Washington Heights”

Investigaciones/Desastres, Special Projects

High Death Toll for Environmentalists in LATAM

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Seven countries of Latin America sum up 61 per cent of killings documented against environmental activists in 2016, according to data from Global Witness’ annual Defenders of the Earth report. Sigue leyendo “High Death Toll for Environmentalists in LATAM”

Ecosistema/Biodiversidad, Investigaciones/Desastres, Special Projects

Dominican Republic dazzles with La luz brillante

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Like in a fairy’s tale, the Dominican wasp slept in the specimen archive of the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History, until it was awakened and described by the Brazilian entomologist Bernardo Santos. Sigue leyendo “Dominican Republic dazzles with La luz brillante”

Investigaciones/Desastres, Special Projects

New findings on Hispaniolan monkeys

The collecting of a primate femur and other fossil remains lead to a new breakthrough in Caribbean paleontology. Specialists discovered fossils of a primate and other species in a southern area of Hispaniola, presented in a preliminary study which suggests a higher level of endemism in the region and extends the territorial distribution patterns of endemic monkeys throughout the island. Sigue leyendo “New findings on Hispaniolan monkeys”