The Waterlust Blog

Dr. Cinda Scott is a marine biologist and Director of The School for Field Studies (SFS) Center for Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies in Bocas del Toro, Panamá. SFS provides transformative, environmental study abroad experiences for undergraduate students. Dr. Scott’s research focuses on mangrove habitat complexity and she is dedicated to shaping and growing the next generation of marine, conservation and policy scientists. You can stay up to date on her travels and interests by visiting her website


I didn’t take any pictures while in Panama, but I did take video of my arrival the first time.

Over Central America

I did not expect this, but I welcome it nevertheless. I am talking about my adventure in South America. For the next two weeks I will participate in a Teacher Training program sponsored by Pearson-Longman publishing that will take place in Peru. My journey to Peru was exhausting, but my destination is satisfying. I look…