Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Leila Nilipour

Leila Nilipour is a bilingual storyteller based in Panama City. 

Bigger Is Better: Panama Expands MPA to Protect More Than 54 Percent of Its Oceans

This initiative, backed by data from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, aims to mitigate climate change, protect the country’s deep-sea marine-mountain environments, and safeguard wildlife from human intervention