Industrial agriculture threatens a wetland oasis in Bolivia

Gustavo Jimenez, Morgan Erickson-Davis, Mongabay: An oasis within dry Chiquitano forest in eastern Bolivia, Concepción Lake and its surrounding wetland provide valuable habitat for 253 bird, 48 mammal and 54 fish species. However, despite being officially listed as a protected area, cultivation of commodity crops like soy and sorghum is expanding and supplanting habitat. AgriculturalContinue reading “Industrial agriculture threatens a wetland oasis in Bolivia”