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Groundwater extraction poses extreme threat to Doñana World Heritage Site

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Fig. 1: Doñana National Park in Spain.


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Camacho, C., Negro, J.J., Elmberg, J. et al. Groundwater extraction poses extreme threat to Doñana World Heritage Site. Nat Ecol Evol 6, 654–655 (2022).

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