Some links to the organizations that can help, or are
already helping, our cause. Please let them know how you feel.
Other Sites by Friends of SGCR
Many people have asked us for proof that this proposed
development will kill the reef. In our opinion it is not a matter of if, but
Our group has funded an analysis by renown coral reef expert, Dr. Michael
Risk, this is very interesting reading.
As well, here are some
additional sources that we have used to form and support our opinion. Check here regularly
for additional information.
United Nations Environment Programme, Sustainable Tourism|
|Santa Clara County
planning...that Cordevalle was in violation of its 1996 use permit...the golf
course never honored its commitment to reserve 60% of the total rounds on an
annual basis for public use. Instead, it offered invitation-only individual
memberships priced at $250,000.
Second, it failed to carry out a host of environmental protections promised in
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|The consultant hired to
perform the Environmental Impact Assessment, (EIA) on behalf of the Discovery
Land Co. (Developer), Kathleen Sullivan-Sealey, cites
"potential sources of water quality
degradation in the coastal zone of The Bahamas" in her 2004 Student
Expedition Briefing. They include: Golf Courses, Marinas, Dredging and
physical restructuring of the coastal environment. (Pg. 26)
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ScenicPimaRoad.com is a web site devoted to the
Pima Road Scenic Corridor in Scottsdale, Arizona.
This site mentions Discovery Land
Company's Mirabel project changing hands three times and failure to replant
vegetation removed to build the development. Scroll down to:
Residents Want Greenery Back, originally
from the Scottsdale Tribune, December 9, 2002. Written by Bill
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