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Maricao will be the home of the Puerto Rican Parrot

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Aurora Rivera Arguinzoni / arivera@elnuevodia.com

In their conservation efforts, DRNA has selected de State Forest in Maricao to release the third cohort of Puerto Rican parrots.

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UPR Humacao investigates bioluminescence in Vieques

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Andrea C. González

Researchers from the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao, have joined the DRNA to investigate the decrease in bioluminescence in Vieques bay.

 

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Decrease in bioluminescence in Mosquito Bay in Vieques is under investigation

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DRNA is invistagiating a reduction in the bioluminescent of Mosquito Bay in Vieques.

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US Zoo send thousands of "sapo concho" tadpoles to Puerto Rico

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The Nashville (Tennessee) Zoo will send 3,774 "sapo concho" tadpoles to Puerto Rico to help increase the number of this endemic specie in danger of extintion.

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Bioluminescent bay affected by weather conditions

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Frances Rosario / frances.rosario@gfrmedia.com

The bioluminescent bay Laguna Grande in Fajardo was affected by the "surge of the dead" and contamiation concluded a study by the USGS.

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About to lose another coquí

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Rebecca Banuchi / rebecca.banuchi@gfrmedia.com

Two species of coquíes have significantly reduced their population in the last decade.

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Hope for the species in danger of extinction

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Verónica B. Fonseca García

During the simposium organized by the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources (DRNA) the topic of dicussion was to develop strategies to protect endemic species.

 

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Citizens can help to save the Puerto Rican parrot

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The USFWS is conducting an environmental evaluation draft to reintroduce the third cohort of Puerto Rican parrots. They are accepting comments and suggestions from the public about the best places to reintroduce the parrot. To see the draft, visit: http://www.fws.gov/caribbean/ES/3rd-Pop-PRparrot.htm

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Manatí is designated as national mammal

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The manatí was designated as national mammal by the Governor of Puerto Rico. September 7th was named the day of the conservationa of the caribbean manati in Puerto Rico.

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Significant increase in the number of tinglar's nests

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Reports indicated that there are 1,390 tinglra's nests distributed across the Puerto Rican coasts.

 

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