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Monarch Butterflies / Missing Migration #786897

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 10, 2005
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(Studio: Terry Moran) Report introduced.

(Michoacan, Mexico: Mike Cerre) The missing monarch butterflies featured; scenes shown from Mexico's butterfly sanctuaries; details given about the reasons for the population decline in both Mexico {illegal logging} & the US {herbicides}. [Biologist Lincoln BROWER†- cites the drop in monarch numbers; says the butterfly's "killing fields" is the deforestation of Mexico; worries the monarchs will lose their capacity to bounce back.] [Mexico Comm. for Natural Protected Areas Ernesto ENKERLIN†- says certain areas need to retain milkweed populations.]

Reporter(s):
Moran, Terry;
Cerre, Mike
Duration:
00:02:40

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