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The secrets of the African tulip tree

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Scientific name: Spathodea campanulta. Common name:African tulip tree Nickname: meaíto

This article explains facts about the African tulip tree in Puerto Rico.

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Champions in decomposition, the microbes of El Yunque

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Gerardo E. Alvarado León

Microbes are fundamental for helping nature to recover after a naural disaster such as a hurricane.

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Climate change research center will be established in Puerto Rico

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The secretary of agriculture Tom Vilsack, announced that a subregional center for climate change will be established in Puerto Rico.

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“POETIC SCIENCE”: artistic-scientific views on El Yunque

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(Santurce, PUERTO RICO) - The Contemporary Art Museum of Puerto Rico (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico; MAC) and the International Institute of Tropical Dasonomy (IITF) of the United States Forest Service invite the public to the inaguration of the exhibit “POETIC SCIENCE”: artistic-scientific views of El Yunque, this Thursday, February 6 at 7:00pm in the Chrysler room of the Museum.   

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Puerto Rican colonizers

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Scientists have discovered new species of lichens in Puerto Rico.

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Debate over new paradigm in the ecology of invasive species

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El paradigma tradicional de "ecología de invasiones" está en vías de revisarse ante nueva evidencia experimental. Un concepto que se observa en diferentes campos del conocimiento es el del paradigma. Un paradigma establece lo que se asume como correcto o básico en una disciplina. Son estos axiomas los que nos ayudan a interpretar las cosas desde un punto de vista u otro.

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