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Vital Central American Wetland Under Threat From Developers


Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, birds, migrating birds, overdevelopment, politics, world, wildlife, animals, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, protection )

Cal
- 740 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
One of the most important coastal wetlands in the Americas is under threat. The Upper Bay of Panama, an Important Bird Area, is a vital stopover site for migrating shorebirds.



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Past Member (0)
Friday December 14, 2012, 4:40 am
That seems to be a way, find a pristine area and build there.
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Friday December 14, 2012, 6:27 am
Let's hope Panama comes to their senses.
 

pam w. (191)
Friday December 14, 2012, 6:42 am
Yes....Let's hope.....
 

Ela V. (85)
Friday December 14, 2012, 10:15 am
thanks for this, let us see what we can do about it, i'll write a letter
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Friday December 14, 2012, 2:40 pm
noted
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Friday December 14, 2012, 4:49 pm
Maybe a major cull of the species starting at the top of course is what's needed. Maybe then we will come to our senses.
 

Christeen Anderson (552)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 1:24 pm
We all need to act now to save the wetlands. Thank you.
 

Aaron Bouchard (145)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 1:47 pm
Noted thanks
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 4:02 pm
Not right....
 

Monica D. (580)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 5:31 pm
Perhaps someone can start a petition on the Care2 petiton site about this.
 

Melania Padilla (185)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 6:18 pm
Thanks for posting. This is a serious problem, these ecosystems are so so hard to recover, it takes so long that all should be protected!!
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 11:38 am
Noted. Thank you, Cal. There's a link a bit more than halfway down the article....click to send a letter.
Signed & sent.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 5:41 pm
So many wetlands have been destroyed around the planet -- yet they are very vital for ecosystems, water cycles and creatures. I hope these can be preserved.
 
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