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US & Japanese Conservation Groups Join in Legal Effort to Save Okinawa Dugong from Extinction

Lawsuit filed to halt US airbase construction in ocean waters off Okinawa, Japan, that would destroy the habitat of endangered dugong (seacow)
September 25, 2003


Peter Galvin, Center for Biological Diversity (USA) +1-707-986-7805

Martin Wagner, Earthjustice (USA) +1-510-550-6700

Takaaki Kagohashi, Japan Environmental Lawyers Foundation (Japan) +81-52-528-1562 (

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