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Are We Fit to Frack?

Still considerable uncertainties about the potential disturbance levels, but evidence suggests it could be significant. Fracking should be banned in national parks to protect rare wildlife and fragile habitats. 12% of the US licensed areas – about 5,000 square miles – is covered by protected wildlife areas, nature reserves or national Parks and should be excluded.

Bibliography:
Angling Trust, the National Trust, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), the Salmon & Trout Association, The Wildlife Trusts and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT)
Are We Fit to Frack?
Angling Trust, the National Trust, RSPB, the Salmon & Trout Association, The Wildlife Trusts and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Mar 20, 2014

See also:
RSPB, Leading countryside groups join forces to challenge fracking rules. RSBP, Mar 13, 2014
Claire Marshall, Fracking ‘could harm wildlife’. BBC News, Mar 13, 2014
Emily Gosden, Ban fracking in national parks, says the National Trust. The Telegraph, Mar 12, 2014
James Murray, Does the UK need fracking exclusion zones?. Business Green, Mar 13, 2014
Hannah Osborne, RSPB and National Trust Join Anti-Fracking Fight to Warn of Environmental Dangers. International Business Times, Mar 13, 2014

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