Why Are Wetlands Being Destroyed?

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Our wetlands are being destroyed because we constantly expanding our habitat. We drain the wetlands to use as farms, residential areas, and business complexes. We are just now learning how important the wetlands are to our survival. Wetlands not only clean our water, but they are a natural storage system. They can help prevent flooding, erosion and are home to a lot of different animals. You can find more information here: http://www.ducks.ca/resource/general/wetland/pdf/water.pdf
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