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A Closer Look (Buying the World) #705159

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 12, 2002
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) A closer look at saving some animals from extinction reported; UN statistics cited.

(New York: Robert Krulwich) The role of Conservation International, a group of business leaders & actor Harrison Ford, in helping link the "corridors," like national parks, that protect animals & allow them to move up & down the planet as conditions change examined; animals shown. [Harvard biologist Neal WILSON‡- praises national parks.] [FORD - says we pragmatically assess our options.] [MAN - praises Ford as a strategic thinker.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Further coverage of Conservation International on "Nightline" noted.

Krulwich, Robert;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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