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  • World Heritage in Flames: The Pantanal is "Threatened Lake of the Year 2021"02/01/2021

    World Heritage in Flames: The Pantanal is "Threatened Lake of the Year 2021"

    It is a sad record: The Pantanal is the first wetland to receive the title "Threatened Lake of the Year" for the second time. The Global Nature Fund (GNF) and the Living Lakes Network present this award annually on the occasion of the "World Wetlands Day" on 2 February to a lake or wetland that is massively endangered by human intervention. The destruction of the South American natural wonder has different causes. What measures are needed to protect the jaguar, lowland tapir and co. is clear, however. They require the determined commitment of the people on the ground, but also in Europe, whose consumption influ-ences the fragile ecosystem.

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