August 8, 2011

Reducing deforestation has resulted in a doubling in the number of butterflies

Experts in Mexico on July 28, 2011 state that reduced deforestation in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve this winter has resulted in a doubling in the number of butterflies, with the change due in part to the government's provision of income-generating alternatives such as growing tree nurseries.

Sources:
Happy News
USA Today

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