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Amazon River Ecosystems Being Rapidly Degraded, But Remain Neglected By Conservation Efforts


Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, research, Amazon, politics, world, wildlife, forests, humans, green, water )

Cal
- 569 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The world's largest river system is being rapidly degraded and imperiled by dams, mining, overfishing, and deforestation, warns a study published last week by an international team of scientists.



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Tania Koshman (7)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 4:44 am
noted
 

John S. (301)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 6:19 am
Sadly noted.
 

pam w. (191)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 9:50 am
They're killing their mother....AND.....the rainforest river systems are vital to the health of the planet!
 

Betsy Bee (1050)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 11:46 am
Since governmental corruption is so much worse south of the US border, I am sure some Brazilian officials are making a large profit from killing Mother Earth.
 

Winn Adams (191)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 3:49 pm
Sad, very sad.
 

Autumn S. (148)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 5:58 pm
Noted, it's so sad. TY Cal
 

D D. (102)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 6:34 pm
This extremely sad news...
 

Dave C. (214)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 7:29 pm
very sad.
 

Carol H. (229)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 9:19 pm
noted, thanks Cal
 

Bmr Reddy (8)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 11:33 pm
Noted
 

Nimue P. (233)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 1:26 am
Noted.
 

Birgitta S. (231)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 5:38 am
(noted) TY
 

paul m. (93)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 5:38 am

Over paid Governments, they have an Environment Minster that dosen't do anything positive for the Country ( any Country ) Polluted rivers from Factory waste and so on and this is allowed ?
Which brings me back too over paid Governments
 

Shanti S. (0)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 5:53 am
Thank you.
 

Lis T. (0)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 6:53 am
Heartbreaking...
 

Ro H. (0)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 6:54 am
ty
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 8:00 am
This is extremely irresponible of us! We must further conservation, not destruction.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 9:19 am
Thanks for sharing
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 12:52 pm
Noted , where are their brains !
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 5:38 pm
How very sad -- this area should be protected.
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 8:02 pm
They know and understand this, but they have chosen this path of destruction because they don't believe the consequences will be deadly in their own lifetime...and they will die rich. In actuality, they will die in absolute spiritual poverty because they sold their souls and the lives of their children for the love of worthless money.
 

Jaime A. (32)
Monday February 11, 2013, 5:24 am
Noted, thanks.!!
 

Valentina R. (4)
Monday February 11, 2013, 12:54 pm
Protect and save the Amazon area! It's fundamental for the planet.
 
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