Saturday, May 27, 2006

Check this out.

Dutch told to return land they won from the sea

They do not rail against the EU, instead blaming "environmental extremists". Arguably, their foes are the shoppers of Holland and Belgium, with their appetite for cheap goods from the Far East.

In order to allow ever bigger container ships into Antwerp harbour, a deeper channel is to be dredged that will speed up erosion of the banks.

It is that loss of habitat that must be compensated for.

Oh well, progress is progress, after all.


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