Development boom puts pressure on Panama wetlands

By JUAN ZAMORANO, Associated Press Modified: November 10, 2012 at 10:48 pm •  Published: November 11, 2012
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— On a cloudy autumn morning a flock of chocolate-brown sandpipers slipped across the horizon toward a stretch of mangrove trees and mud flats outside Panama City, hunting for food and a resting spot on the long trip down from North America.

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