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Future of Africa's flamingos threatened by rising lakes: study

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By Nick Perry

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Unfortunately this kind of unforeseen and negative consequences of climate change are going to become more and more common, experts are already expecting serious consequences for the global ecosystem and that is taking into account only what is possible to predict.

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These naturally occurring events have been happening since the beginning of time and it is part of the cycle of life.

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These naturally occurring events have been happening since the beginning of time and it is part of the cycle of life.

One, climate change is not a natural event, as clear as you have not been able to defend this claim with any argument when you make it. Second, being part of life do nothing to contradict the fact that preventing them would be a very positive thing.

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Flamingos use their specialised beaks to feed on a particular type of algae that exists in salty, alkaline waters known as soda lakes.

These lakes come and go naturally over the course of history.

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These lakes come and go naturally over the course of history.

These lakes are not disappearing 'naturally'.

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Wonderful birds.

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These lakes come and go naturally over the course of history.

Not in this case, which is related to human activity derived climate change, this is not a natural process, but even if it where that is a terribly poor argument to do something to prevent the loss of species that come as a consequence.

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