Deforestation down 57% in the winter habitat of Mexican monarch butterflies

Deforestation in the core zone of the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in Mexico decreased by 57.6 per cent, from 15.8 hectares lost during the 2016-2017 period to to 6.7 hectares in 2017 -2018. 

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Last updated on 24 October 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Mexico
Region: 
North America
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Danaus plexippus