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Bosnian Nature Reserve Threatened by Hydroelectricity Project

A small corner of paradise, called Hutovo Blato, is located in the southern part of Bosnia-Herzegovina. With its abundant vegetation, an immense blue lake set against a mountainous backdrop, and rich marshlands, Hutovo Blato attracts nature lovers as well as more than 240 species of migratory birds every year. It was declared a protected nature reserve in 1995.    Now, environmental groups say a planned power plant in the vicinity and other projects linked to it would destroy this ...

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