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Seeking freshwater pandas: the ‘flagship umbrella species’ approach

“Freshwater pandas”. Good idea but what about the “pandas” who have lived for over a century on the area now being proposed for three nuclear reactors!? Does anyone really think that the diverse habitats within this 1400 acres site can be “mitigated”? Creation of “alternative habitat” is being suggested by the financially torpedoing developers Toshiba, and to our shame those who are supposed to be looking out for wildlife in Cumbria are going along with this insanity. Where will the freshwater pearl mussels live if this goes ahead? Rivers, Sea and Coasts cannot be “created.” Where will we And the wildlife live, what will we drink?

Source: Seeking freshwater pandas: the ‘flagship umbrella species’ approach

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February 12, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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