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South Africa: Why Wetlands Matter

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

- 1909 days ago -
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

Tim C (2420)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 10:48 am

Vicky P (476)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 2:10 pm
of course they do :)

Past Member (0)
Monday January 28, 2013, 7:08 am
Sadly noted.

Süheyla C (234)
Monday January 28, 2013, 5:16 pm

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

Frans Badenhorst (582)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 1:24 am
very sadly noted :(....but thanks for posting this Jill....harsh truth...

Jaime Alves (52)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 4:41 am

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 (155)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 5:02 pm
Wetlands everywhere need protection as so many have been drained.
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