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Monarch Success

Monarch lovers rejoiced to hear of a recent 144 percent increase in acres of overwintering monarchs in Central Mexico’s forests, the most in a decade, but researchers warn that the drastic decline is far from over. The increased census numbers were due in part to a successful crackdown on illegal logging in protected areas as well as cooler spring temperatures that allowed the butterflies more time to hatch their eggs.




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