Organización para Estudios Tropicales - Essential Costa Rica

Organización para Estudios Tropicales

The Organization for Tropical Studies decided to license with this valuable tool to promote ourselves in a comprehensive and sustainable way as an Organization whose purpose is to sustain tropical ecosystems by promoting discovery and scientific knowledge, enriching the human perception of nature and improving the world policy actions in the tropics.Emilce Ramirez – COO

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Celebrating more than 50 years, the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) is a consortium of about 50 universities, colleges, and research institutions from seven countries on four continents. OTS’ mission is to provide leadership in education, research, and responsible use of natural resources in the tropics. Our purpose is to sustain our tropical ecosystems by driving scientific discovery and knowledge, by enriching human perception of nature and by enhancing worldwide policy actions in the tropics.