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  Help us save 26 bird species in South Korea
Updated 17 November 2003, 08.09
EcoPrior students
EcoPrior students

Students in Bath have set up an environmental activism group called EcoPrior.

Matthew reports on their first project.

"I wish to inform you of a grave problem in South Korea, where the wetlands of Saemangeum are under threat due to the construction of a new dam.

Trucks working at the dam
Trucks working at the dam

I belong to a school environmental group called EcoPrior, and the protection of Saemangeum is our first project.

We are a group of teenagers dedicated to protect the environment.

Protest with a purpose

The Korean Government stopped the building work on the dam due to protest.

The courts in South Korea are now deciding if they should continue with the construction of this dam.

A wide variety of bird species live near the dam
A wide variety of bird species live near the dam
What about birds and their habitat?

If it does go ahead, then 26 species of birds will be threatened, as their unique habitat will be destroyed.

Some will continue to live in other places, but unfortunately others such as the Spoon-billed Sandpiper will become extinct within years.

Things that may help

In order to save their environment, publicity is needed to inform and protect the only remaining wetlands in South Korea where these species live."

Mathew, 16, Bath


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