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"Mexico could lose nearly 70% of its cloud forests due to #ClimateChange by 2080" via @mongabay

3 new private conservation reserves established by communities in Peru (03/21/2012) Three new private conservation areas in the Amazon-Andes region of Peru will help buffer the country's national park system while offering new opportunities for local people to benefit from protecting ecosystems. Majority of Andes' biodiversity hotspots remain unprotected (02/01/2012) Around 80 percent of the Andes' most biodiverse and important ecosystems are unprotected according to a new paper published in the open-access journal BMC Ecology. Looking at a broad range of ecosystems across the Andes in Peru and Bolivia, the study found that 226 endemic species, those found no-where else, were afforded no protection whatsoever. Yet time is running out, as Andean ecosystems are undergoing incredible strain: a combination of climate change and habitat destruction may be pushing many species i...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0326-hance_cloudforests_mex...

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