Tuesday, May 03, 2005

Economic Planning Gone Wrong

The BBC news is reporting on environmental havoc being caused by a plague of beavers.
Yet beavers are not native to South America. Around 50 of them were introduced here from Canada in the 1940s. Argentina's then military rulers hoped that they would multiply and create a fur industry - in earlier centuries beaver pelts were among the most valuable in the world.


<< Home

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?