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Costa Rica's Biodiversity

Hanging Mist Net

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Hanging Mist Net

A Stanford University researcher hangs a mist net on Ademar Serrano Abarca’s coffee fields. So far the team has captured more than 100 different species of birds on these farms and forest fragments as part of a project to quantify their value in dollars.