As the cold weather sets in, we’re dreaming of warmer places. Join us for a quick journey to the sunny skies and balmy seas of Central America.
Read: our account of coral spawning at a reef off the coast of Panama, and why this is critically important to undersea ecology. From Smithsonian Magazine
Hear: how people from Central America once entertained each other with homegrown lyrics on Calypsos of Costa Rica. From Smithsonian Folkways.
Watch: How scientists have been studying biodiversity at Barro Colorado Island in the Panama Canal since 1923. From Smithsonian Channel.
Chew: your gum with your mouth closed, while you learn about the origins of chicle in southern Mexico and Central America. From our Food and Think blog.