Re: NANFA-- Bluenose shiner news
Wed, 17 Sep 2003 17:17:25 EDT

In a message dated 9/17/03 2:50:22 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

> oes anybody REALLY believe that a species will be saved just by legal
> protection? Without eliminating the threads from industry, agriculture and
> land-taking for building plants, ressorts and whatever? No fish species
> has been extinct by aquarists. Not even by petfish trade (even severly
> plundered sites have recovered - no excuse for that behavior but a sign for
> the strength of intact nature). What has brought all the endangered species
> in the US or Europe or Japan and elsewhere to be rare or endangered? Cole
> mining, latifunds, industry, pollution and land consumption in any way.
> the same everywhere in the world.
Be careful, telling the truth isn't real popular with the masses. Somebody
has to be blamed and the little guy is the easiest target.

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