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Trace Metals in Leatherback Turtle Eggs May Harm Consumers

Trace Metals in Leatherback Turtle Eggs May Harm Consumers

IMAGE: Turtle eggs sale in Panama. view more  Credit: Argelis Ruíz Leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) eggs laid in Bocas del Toro nesting beaches in the Panamanian Caribbean may be harmful to consumers. According to a study by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) and collaborating institutions, they contain high concentrations of ...

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What are the best places in the Caribbean?

What are the best places in the Caribbean?

When asked to imagine a tropical paradise, most people probably envision a scene that looks a lot like the Caribbean. To help shed light on this slice of vacation heaven, 10Best ne you to help us name the Caribbean‘s best resorts, beaches, attractions, bars, distilleries, golf courses and restaurants. You ...

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The 35 Best Restaurants in Cartagena, Colombia

The 35 Best Restaurants in Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena can be hard to pin down. Inside the turrets and Spanish fortifications of the walled city, architecture preserves Cartagena’s colonial past, while nearby islands offer Caribbean beaches and tropical breezes. Streets buzz with local traffic, the sandy promenades of Bocagrande do their best impression of Miami for tourists, and ...

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Joiri Minaya’s Tropical-Inflected Critiques of Colonialism

Joiri Minaya's Tropical-Inflected Critiques of Colonialism

Installation view of Joiri Minaya: Labadee at the Blanton Museum of Art (courtesy the Blanton Museum of Art) Joiri Minaya’s installation, “Labadee,” makes you feel like you’re entering a wormhole wrapped in the type of patterned spandex that you might see while on vacation; brightly-colored patterns made up of flowers ...

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