Paleonet: Rare fossils in India threatened
Jere H. Lipps
jlipps at berkeley.edu
Thu Mar 3 14:33:00 GMT 2011
The damage to fossils in the field continues:
>** Rare fossils in India threatened **
>Nature protected rare fossils for millions of years, but humans are
>now destroying them, says the BBC's Salman Ravi in eastern India.
>< http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/2/hi/south_asia/7520868.stm >
These are plant fossils and they are being chipped up to make roads.
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worldwide since this is our primary source of our data and studies.
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