There is an open area in the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, where a lot of biodiversity has been growing for decades. Different projects has been proposed to developed the area. Dr. Rafael Joglar is advocating for establishing the area as an ecological research center. The original version of this article is in Spanish. You can read it by clicking on ESPAÑOL on the top right of your screen. You can also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.