Photo: Pesticides Float From Distant Farms to Protected Forests, Study Says



Amphibians, such as this red-eyed tree frog, could be at risk due to high levels of pesticides that are wafting into pristine rain forests in Costa Rica, a new study suggests.

The chemicals are reaching high-elevation habitat from lowland farms miles away because of the unique climate variability near mountain ranges, the study authors say.

Photograph by Paul Zahl/NGS


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