Monday, March 21, 2005

BAIJI DOLPHINS - Asian river dolphins 'threatened'

This report from BBC News covers the plight of river dolphins right across Asia. It does say "13 in the Yangtze", but who knows for sure...?
Asia's river dolphins are in danger of extinction because of the damming of rivers and declining water quality, says global conservation body the WWF.
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The WWF's warning comes as part of the build-up to the United Nations International Decade of Water for Life, which is to be launched on Tuesday.