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Commission for Environmental Cooperation

The Rio Grande

Caption: You're looking at the US side of the river from the town of Boquillas del Carmen, Coahuila, Mexico. The river stretches along the US-Mexico border through the Big Bend-Río Bravo region, a vast expanse of over 3 million acres that is home to many rare and endangered plants and animals.

Credit: Catherine Hallmich

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Related news release: Conservation priorities released for several protected areas along US-Mexico border

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