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The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center recently published a research article entitled "The Rapid Return of Marine-derived Nutrients to a Freshwater Food Web Following Dam Removal".

The American dipperwas the focal study species.

Watch an audio slideshow to find out more about the study.

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First-hand updates from our researchers in the field.

Return to Finca La Amistad for Coffee Berry Count

Producer in Honduras from the Capucas Cooperative: COCAFCAL


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