Panama's native tree species

Jorge Aleman, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
August 31, 2017
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Diagram of watershed
Jorge Aleman, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

What is the best way to use land to prevent flooding, maximize water storage during dry periods, store carbon, protect tropical diversity and maximize timber value? The Agua Salud project evaluates these options in a 700-hectare experiment in the Panama Canal watershed.

Credit: Jorge Aleman, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute