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Re: Crisis in Liberia
If I can add to this... if we are concerned about Liberia (and it
sounds like it should be), there are other killie nations that we should
be looking at, e.g. Sierra Leone and the Congo.
Wow, two posts in one day. Now I really _will_ go back to
On Wed, 18 Apr 2001 RWLACN at aol_com wrote:
> A few days ago I heard on Natinal Public Radio a report dealing with the
> logging of the Liberian rainforest. It seems that those in charge have
> learned the value of their trees with their rare woods. The Japanese are
> providing logging trucks and they are doing their work. It is estimated that
> within 10 years the entire Liberian rainforest will be gone. This is a great
> tragedy for many species, both flora nd fauna.
> The rainforest species of killifish will not survive if this cutting goes on.
> Please make a list of all killie species found in Liberia and consider any
> that are in the hobby to be precious resources.
> I'm afraid that this will be the fate of many of the West African killies in
> the not too distant future. Join the KCC and do something to preserve these
> species for the future, otherwise, they are gone forever.
> Roger Langton
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