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Old 09-06-03, 09:08 PM   #4 (permalink)
red bootz
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Join Date: May-2003
Location: Montreal
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This is a tough situation. The tourism industry needs these animals to get the tourists to come, thus they are, in a sense, driving conservation efforts. Yet, in the end its also contributing to the demise of the animal it first set out to protect...
I don't think its as simple a question as ban discos or ban whale watching. Without these dollars there will be NO incentive for the indegeounous peoples to protect their environment.
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