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JAMAICA: Trading Ecology for a Highway

Posted on 26 October 2010 by admin

Vegetation is bulldozed along the highway on the Palisadoes peninsula in Jamaica. Credit: Diana McCaulay.

By Zadie Neufville

KINGSTON, Oct 26, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – A construction project in Kingston’s protected Palisadoes wetlands is pitting Jamaican environmentalists against the government in a showdown activists say will end up in the courts.
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