Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 3, 2020

Mexican Butterfly Conservationist Is Found Dead – updated

Since the original post more information has surfaced.  Read story at Sadness And Worry After 2 Men Connected To Butterfly Sanctuary Are Found Dead- NPR

 

The New York Times reported

The cause of death has not been determined, but criminal groups have often attacked environmentalists whose work impedes their interests.

The body of a Mexican conservationist devoted to the protection of the monarch butterfly in Mexico was found on Wednesday, two weeks after he went missing, the authorities said.

The conservationist, Homero Gómez González, managed a butterfly sanctuary in the state of Michoacán, a violence-ravaged region that is also the location of mountain forests where the butterflies settle every winter after a long and extraordinary migration from Canada and the United States.

Read story at Mexican Butterfly Conservationist Is Found Dead, Two Weeks After Vanishing


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