Forest degradation has decreased by 78.1% in the forests of central Mexico, where Monarch butterflies take refuge after migrating from North America to escape the harsh winter borealis.
Between May 2016 and February 2017, 15.8 hectares of forests were degraded in the area, compared to 72.3 hectares affected in 2015-2016, according to the study published by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
The intense winds of a storm, a drought and illegal logging were the main threats to the pine and oyamel forests that make up the core of the 13,551 hectares of the so-called Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, located west of the state capital of Micoacán, Morelia, according to the report.
The population of the popular black and orange insect is threatened by the indiscriminate use of pesticides, the felling and the destruction of natural landscapes that affect its reproduction along the migration journey that takes place every year starting on November, in a journey from the United States and Canada all the way down to Mexico.
more recommended stories
Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio teams up with UN to fight racism
Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio teamed up.
International standards to fight money laundering will be applied in Mexico by July
With more and more money laundering.
Huachicolero criminal leader “El Marro” is still at large
The “Golpe de Timón” operation that.
Profepa closed down a property in Halachó, Yucatán for change of land use without authorization
The Office of the Federal Attorney.
Agrarian officials illegally take land from “ejidatarios” to build a hotel in Chocholá, Yucatán
About 460 hectares of the ejido.
State Secretariat of Sustainable Development to combat severe damage to the Yucatan jungle
During the past 20 years, more.
FAKE CANCUN VIDEO CIRCULATES THE WEB!
Since the 19th of March a.
Tourists welcomed the spring at Dzibichaltún
Hundreds of domestic and foreign tourists.
381,000 anti-rabies vaccines will be applied to dogs and cats in Yucatan
From March 24 to 30, the.
Vila and AMLO, united to promote the development of Yucatán
Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal and President.