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Zimbabwe wetlands construction triggers conservation worries

Environmental groups in Zimbabwe are urging the government to crack down on building in wetlands.

Years of drought in Zimbabwe have led to water shortages.

And in many urban areas, landowners are being blamed for invading and building on wetlands.

Environmentalists say this has led to a drastic decline in groundwater levels.

 

Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Harare, Zimbabwe.