Letters sent to presidents urge protecting monarchs

AP – Dozens of writers, scientists and activists have signed an open letter to the presidents of the United States, Mexico and Canada warning that logging and mining threaten the reserve where monarch butterflies winter in the mountains west of Mexico City. The letter by Mexico’s Group of 100 warns that plans to revive an old gold and silver mine threatens water supplies in the reserve.

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