Central America

Ambitious Plan to Save the Spectacular Migration of the Monarch Butterfly Syndication Fri, 10/02/2020 - 19:59
Human activities have an outsized impact on monarchs’ ability to migrate. Development, agriculture and logging have reduced monarch habitat. Climate change, drought and pesticide use also reduce the number of butterflies that complete the journey.

Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá, World Heritage Site

Founded in 1519, Panamá Viejo was the oldest European settlement on the Pacific coast of the Americas. Abandoned in the mid-17th century, it was replaced by today's Historic District, which has preserved its original street plan, its architecture and an unusual mixture of architectural styles.