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Environmentalists Troubled by Zimbabwe Wetlands Projects

In Zimbabwe, environmentalists are up in arms about the construction of shopping malls and residential housing on wetlands, which they say will affect water supplies in urban areas. Authorities say rural-to-urban migration puts pressure on the country’s urban land resulting in the buildings on wetlands. Environmentalists say if the trend continues, the city of Harare will run dry or will need more money to purify its water from open sources. Monavale Vlei, a 10-minute-drive...

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