Rome WWF nature reserve features... a garbage dump

Rome WWF or garbage dump?

Close to where I live, here in Italy, is the "Oasis Macchiagrande", a WWF (World Wide Fund For Nature) nature reserve which, according to the Italian WWF website features "an interesting combination of Mediterranean scrub behind a Mediterranean forest, making it the most beautiful and best preserved coast of Lazio."

Well, it surely is an interesting "combination of things", plastics mainly. I am not so sure if it is the "most beautiful" and "best preserved" piece of coast line I have ever seen though, when looking at these pictures I took today:

Rome WWF or garbage dump?

Rome WWF or garbage dump?

Rome WWF or garbage dump?

I also doubt if the site is an illustration of WWF's mission statement, "to stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature"...

Shame!

1 comments:

Ceckis 06 April, 2010 21:42  

Still, the Panda does SELL and people gives money for "biodiversity conservation". One more sad story!

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