China more important than dolphins

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9 Aug 2007

Brendan O’Neill has written a piece on Spiked about the extinction of the Yangtze dolphin in China. He makes the key point that, although the dolphin’s demise may be sad, it has to be set against the enormous advances to humanity from China’s economic development. From this perspective there is no contest: China’s increasing prosperity easily trumps the loss of biodiversity.

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