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Preserving Mexico City's Ecologically Vital Urban Forest

Source
Pacific Standard

Publication Date
2018-03-08

Strolling through the forest under a canopy of pine trees along a path lined with shaggy native grass, Agustín Martínez Villarreal pauses to point out signs that the endangered volcano rabbit passed this way recently. The little creatures were a common sight during his boyhood here, says Martínez, 54, a Mexican peasant farmer and conservationist. Only a few thousand of these endemic animals, known locally as teporingo, remain today.

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https://psmag.com/environment/saving-mexico-cities-water-forest