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How Earth Hour Can Help Parrots

Did you know that tropical deforestation accounts for nearly 20 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions? Each year, an area the size of New Jersey is cut down in the Amazon & Borneo, two of the world’s largest rainforests. These fallen trees could be absorbing large amounts of carbon dioxide – the primary greenhouse gas. […]

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Mexico Aims To Protect Wild Parrots

Mexico’s president, Felipe Calderon Hinojosa, has signed into law a bill banning the capture and export of the country’s wild parrots. The measure aims to protect Mexico’s 22 species of parrots and macaws, about 90 percent of which are in categories of risk. The Environment Commission of the Deputy Chamber introduced the bill one year […]

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