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We are doing a science forum on eliminating mosquitos. Our group has the topic of against the elimination but controlling the population by draining swamps and wetlands. Will this cause an imbalance?
What will happen?



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Just some ideas for you to think about while you prepare your argument. Think about what "draining the swamps and wetlands" might do to all the other little critters which used to love living there.

Also, consider how to keep the swamps drained. Do you see having a pump with a very long extension cord to insure rain water would no longer collect there? :) Consider the cost of trying to continue getting rid of what frogs might consider their lunch. Does the cost in terms of dollars and changed environment get repaid by the absence of mosquitoes.

Rickru



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