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On Track to 'Go Beyond the Critical Point': Sri Lanka Still Losing Forests at Rapid Clip


Environment  (tags: biodiversity, deforetation, Sri Lanka, world, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, nature, wildlife )

Cal
- 158 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Sri Lanka, a small island nation located off the southern tip of India, has the highest biodiversity in all of Asia, and is regarded as one of the world's biodiversity hotspots



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Angela AWAY K. (230)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 3:05 am
Noted & shared, TY Cal
 

Sandra Penna (109)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 4:09 am
thanks for sharing.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 4:14 am
Sadly noted.
 

Bojan Kunstelj (22)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 4:18 am
not so good
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 4:59 am
We need to maintain biodiversity and a healthy environment for it.
 

Winn Adams (204)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 6:37 am
Sadly noted.
 

gabriele jefferson (148)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 7:51 am
Noted, shared on fb, twitter, g+, thx
 

ValAWAYNOFWDPLZ B. (74)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 7:59 am
Gotta take the good news with the bad today I guess! :( So sad to hear this. Thank you Cal
 

Christeen Anderson (550)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 8:37 am
What a shame.
 

Natasha Salgado (578)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 8:55 am
Horrible--terrible mistake. Thx Cal
 

Birgit W. (152)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 3:05 pm
Terrible.
 

JOHNLEWIS HODDINOTT (77)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 6:01 pm
SAD..........
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 6:42 pm
Noted. Sad.
 

Paulett Simunich (0)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 7:12 pm
Noted ....albeit with a sad heart.......
 

Elizabeth M. (68)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 10:48 pm
This is so just so sad. Noted and shared with thanks Cal.
 

Alfred Donovan (46)
Thursday July 17, 2014, 1:03 am
Noted.
 

Marija Mohoric (47)
Thursday July 17, 2014, 2:15 am
noted, tks Cal
 

rita uljee (6)
Thursday July 17, 2014, 3:53 am
again it comes practically done to overpopulation ,tourism and greed,no second thoughts about wildlife.
 

Ruth S. (298)
Thursday July 17, 2014, 6:46 am
So sad.
 

Frances Darcy (225)
Thursday July 17, 2014, 6:58 am
Very sad..
 

Alexandra Rodda (177)
Thursday July 17, 2014, 7:01 am
This is a great loss. Unfortunately there are so many of us that we are a destructive force.
 

Katherine May Williams (0)
Thursday July 17, 2014, 7:45 am
Noted.
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Thursday July 17, 2014, 9:31 am
Noted - this mindless, unthinking destruction of forests in pursuit of the mighty dollar has to stop! I realise that it's easy for those in wealthy parts of the world to say, but some fore-thought and planning, and regulations could go a long way!
 

holly masih (68)
Thursday July 17, 2014, 10:23 am
petition?
 

Connie O. (44)
Friday July 18, 2014, 3:41 pm
News like this makes me want to bang my head against the wall....so sad what people are doing to the earth.
 

Betty Kelly (4)
Sunday July 20, 2014, 3:58 pm
The World NEEDS trees to help in the fight against the effects of Global Warming. SriLanka, Please don't allow the descroution of your forests.
 
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