Monarchs Overwintering in Mexico Down 53%
Monarchs still urgently need Endangered Species Act protection in the United States and extraordinary conservation efforts throughout North America.
The World Wildlife Fund-Mexico and the Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas (CONANP) announced today that monarchs in central Mexico occupied an estimated 2.83 hectares of forest during the winter of 2019-2020—a reduction of approximately 53% compared to last year, when monarchs occupied 6.05 hectares. Read more in English here, and in Spanish here.
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