The Fight Against Illegal Logging on Behalf of Mexico's Monarch Butterflies
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March 8, 2015
The Monarch butterfly is an icon in Mexico. You’ll see its image plastered on airport terminals, replicated in women’s fashion and printed on currency.
But Mexico hasn’t always done an exemplary job protecting the butterfly. Illegal logging in the forests where it lives remains a serious problem.
One man who lives in the city nearest to those forests is fighting back. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Mónica Ortiz Uribe of Fronteras Desk reports his allies are local kids.
Read more on this story at Fronteras Desk
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