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Old 12-06-2009, 10:02 PM   #1
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Default Wetland destruction means migratory birds will starve

Wetland destruction means migratory birds will starve
* Leigh Dayton, Science writer
* From: The Australian
* December 03, 2009 12:00AM

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/health-science/wetland-destruction-means-migratory-birds-will-starve/story-e6frg8y6-1225806349755
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...had no evidence it was driving the decline in waterbird populations. He said the minister would "seek advice" from Korea should evidence emerge.
According to FOEK, the new project will reclaim more than 1000sq km of critical coastal wetland for industry, roads and port developments.
Spokesperson Ma Yong-un said more than 100 river wetlands on the country's National Wetland Inventory would be affected, some linked to Korea's 11 Wetlands of International Importance, protected under the 1971 Ramsar convention.
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