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Caribbean Islands develop alliance to protect endemic iguanas

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Jorge J. Muñiz Ortiz (EFE)

Several Caribbean Islands are collaborating to protect endemic species of iguanas.

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Dorado, nesting mecca for Leatherback Marine Turtles

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Deborah A. Rodríguez Díaz

Volunteers from the Non-profit organization Chelonia, spend every weekend identifying leatherback marine turtles' nesting spots in Dorado.

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Protecting 390,000 acres from Cabo Rojo to Vega Baja

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Rebecca Banuchi / rebecca.banuchi@gfrmedia.com

390,00 acres has been designated as a protected zone under the Bosque Modelo.

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Agriculture and Environement: debate for Mother Nature

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David Cordero Mercado

This article discusses the debate about environemnt, agriculture and food security in Puerto Rico.

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DRNA will create a National Environmental Education Plan

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Daniel Rivera Vargas / daniel.rivera@gfrmedia.com

The Department of Natural and Environmental Resources (DRNA) in collaboration with the Department od Education will create an environmental education plan to be implemented in schools.

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Species that needs protection

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A study published in the Journal of Wildlife Management indicates that the population of the pigeon Patagioenas squamosa has significantly decrease in the last 25 years.

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Mosquito Bay in Vieques loses bioluminescence

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Mosquito bay in Vieques has seen a significant reduction in bioluminescence. The DRNA has designed a plan to discover the causes and take action.

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Several events to celebrate the month of Planet Earth

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Several governmental and non-governmental agencies have organized events to celebrate the Month of Planet Earth.

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Forest fire in the principal habitat of the Puerto Rican parrot

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A Forest fire was reported yesterday in the State Forest Río Abajo in Utuado, at leats 1 acre of land was affected.

 

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Promoting economic development through environment

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The model forest of Puerto Rico is looking to preserve acres of land in 20 municipalities and also promote ecoturism.

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