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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Another Long Goodbye: Chinese Paddlefish

Another Long Goodbye: Chinese Paddlefish - Dot Earth Blog - NYTimes.com: "To put it another way, we have an Endangered Species Act aimed at saving species on the brink, but not a Thriving Ecosystems Act aimed at monitoring and sustaining diverse communities of species before bad things happen. You can almost compare the situation to a flawed health-care system. If preventive care is not the focus, the lack of attention to people when they are well can lead to a pile of patients who, later in life, overburden a system with clogged arteries, diabetes and other debilitating, costly ailments."

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