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Cocaine Production Linked to Forest Destruction

Researchers in the United States and Colombia have identified a relationship between illegal coca farming and destruction of Colombia's forests. The area the researchers studied is in the south of the…

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3 New Distinctive Frog Species Discovered

Conservation International just reported the discovery of three new amphibian species in Colombia. The three species include: "a mysterious toad with ruby-colored eyes, a diminutive long-nosed bea…

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Parrot Species Believed Extinct Rebounds to 1,000

The yellow-eared parrot of Colombia was thought to be extinct until 1998 whena tiny population of 81 was discovered in the Andes mountains. Equally surprising and welcome, is the very recentnews t…

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