Agua Salud Project in Panama

Photo: Christian Ziegler
September 16, 2013
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Agua Salud Project in Panama
Photo: Christian Ziegler

Nearly 50 percent of the world’s tropical forests are secondary forests that have regrown after clearing, agriculture or cattle grazing. The Agua Salud Project in the Panama Canal Watershed makes it possible for Smithsonian scientists to quantify carbon storage, runoff and biodiversity for land uses including teak and native tree species plantations.