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Boquerón Forest will not recover after fire

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Cristina del Mar Quiles

Nature will never fully recover from the damage caused by an intentional fire on March 12, 2015 at the Boquerón State Forest in Cabo Rojo which consumed 30 acres covered by native species and trees, said Carmen Guerrero, Secretary of Natural and Environmental Resources. 

 

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Overheated lizards

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A study conducted by a group of puertorican scientists, guided by Dr. Manuel Leal studied how different body temperatures affects the running speed of the lizards in the dry forest in Puerto Rico. This article is part of the collaboration between Ciencia Puerto Rico and Diálogo Digital.

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