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Intrn’l Video: A Caribbean oasis on its way to extinction

LatinaLista — It is estimated that by 2050 there will be 9.6 billion people on the planet. A recent study found that at this rate of global growth it will take only 40 years for some species of mammals and birds to become extinct. That’s not even including climate change or industrialization.

The US ranks sixth in the world in the number of new species expected to be threatened by 2050, the research found. The Democratic Republic of the Congo tops the list, with a predicted new threat to more than 20 species in that time frame.

…The model also suggests that the 21 countries with projected declining human populations by 2050 will see an average reduction in threatened species of 2.5 per cent.

So, it’s not an understatement to say that time is short in enjoying those few places left on earth where animals live in their natural environment without fear of humans or so-called ‘human progress.’ However, the only problem for most people is that they never will be able to visit such places because of either the remote locale of such a natural sanctuary or the expense of getting there or having the time off from work or school.

Thank goodness for online video. A video posted on Vimeo strives to take people to an ‘oasis’ in the Caribbean that is one of the last unspoilt places for divers and lovers of marine life.

With no dialogue or commentary but featuring stunning video and a haunting soundtrack, Jardines de la Reina, invites viewers to relax and ‘soak up’ a peek into a world that will be gone before we know it.

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