The Island isn’t open to the general public now. This is done to prevent human contact with the monkeys. However, every year loads of visiting researchers come to the Island and study monkeys. Arre says that rhesus macaques make a really great model for humans since we share a lot of characteristics.
Two days after Fiona battered the island with intense rainfall and destroyed its frail power supply, Governor Pedro Pierluisi urged the Biden administration for an expedited declaration on Tuesday. President Biden has designated Hurricane Fiona’s destruction as a catastrophic tragedy and increased federal funding as a result.
Ramos was scuba diving over a patch of seagrass and was 15 meters into the water, and that is when he grabbed a live queen conch which was ready to go to the market until he realized that it was a breeding mother. There was a sandy egg pile laying beneath her shell.
For the past 20 years, it has been known how many rural Puerto Ricans’ lives are intimately connected to coastal forests and wetland environments. These areas are frequently underprivileged, neglected by the government, and disproportionately affected by toxic industry and pollution.