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Marianne Wakelin

Murray Sea Plan Threatens Birdlife

(From abc.net.au)- The Wilderness Society says a birdlife survey in the lower Murray region highlights what will be lost if the lower lakes are cut off from the river and flooded with sea water. About 40 species, or 250,000 birds, are evident despite environmental decline. But if we are to essentially cut this area off from the rest of the river that”s going to come at a very high price, I think, for the bird populations in the area.”

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