Ecosistema/Biodiversidad, Special Projects

Giant Tortoise Fossils expose recent Climate Change in DR

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The biodiversity of Hispaniola island takes these specialists on a new journey in time. Scientists from Dominican Republic, New Zealand and the UK recently described the extinct giant tortoise of the island and presented new ideas on recent climate change in what we know today as DR and Haiti. Sigue leyendo “Giant Tortoise Fossils expose recent Climate Change in DR”

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”