Deforestation triggered mass extinction of endemic animal species in Haiti

A deforested mountain in the Haitian Chaîne de Matheux. Image courtesy of S. Blair Hedges.

Temple University, College of Science and Technology (Press Release)

Loss of more than 99 percent of primary, virgin forests in Haiti is triggering an ongoing mass extinction of reptiles, amphibians, and other species.

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