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To Save a Forest, Look to the Women (YES! Magazine)

Women often suffer the most from environmental degradation. A nonprofit in Colombia is trying to make their needs central to conservation.

Sara Inés Lara, leader of Colombia-based bird conservation organization Fundación ProAves, got her first taste of conservation’s potential more than 30 years ago. She grew up in one of the most biodiverse places in the world, seeking refuge in the forests, mountains, and pools of the Andes. Then, in 1998, she learned about the yellow-eared parrot.

Continue reading the story on YES! Magazine’s website.

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