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South Africa: Why Wetlands Matter


Environment  (tags: climate-change, wetlands, pollution, habitatdestruction, ecosystems )

Jill
- 444 days ago - thegreentimes.co.za
About 50% of South Africa's wetlands have already been destroyed or converted through draining, the building of dams, incorrect burning and overgrazing, invasive alien species, waste disposal, water abstraction, agricultural, urban development



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Tania Koshman (7)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 10:36 am
noted
 

Tim C. (1528)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 10:48 am
thanks
 

Vicky P. (462)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 2:10 pm
of course they do :)
 

John S. (294)
Monday January 28, 2013, 7:08 am
Sadly noted.
 

Suheyla C. (233)
Monday January 28, 2013, 5:16 pm
noted
 

Robert O. (12)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 12:52 am
Thanks Jill.
 

Frans Badenhorst (537)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 1:24 am
very sadly noted :(....but thanks for posting this Jill....harsh truth...
 

Jaime A. (31)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 4:41 am
Noted.!!
 

paul m. (93)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 5:14 am

How stupid....
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 8:16 am
Environmental damage around the globe is swiftly approaching critical mass. We're destroying ourselves and taking everyone with us. Thank you for the article.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 1:02 am
Wetlands everywhere need protection as so many have been drained.
 
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