• Dave Harmon, PW editor

Invasive pythons, already scourge of Everglades NP, evolving more fecundity, resistance to cold

Fueled by bountiful swamps that provide a steady supply of marsh rabbits, deer, wading birds and other meals, Burmese pythons in Florida have rapidly adapted to become hardier and more resistant to cold than their Asian cousins, a new study has found.

And that supercharged evolution should serve as a warning not just for Florida, but the entire U.S.

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Brazil resumes privatizing some NP operations

Brazil’s government has resumed the privatization of its national park operations in regions with “enormous” potential for tourism activity, but lacking in visitor infrastructure, officials at Embra