The con in conservation

“In zoos in Wales:
• Only 9% of species are endangered
• Only 17% of species are threatened
• 84% of mammals; 95% of birds; 93% of reptiles; 79% of amphibians are not endangered
The most common species held in Welsh zoos are the house mouse and guinea pig.” https://www.captiveanimals.org/con-in-conservation

The zoos stressed that they were clearly interested in conserving their business model, and claimed the house mice were living within buildings of their own free will.

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Incinerate

“FoE Wales says its calculations show particulate emissions from the incinerator are of a scale that could reduce the life expectancy of people in Cardiff by up to 200 days.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/oct/11/welsh-government-legal-challenge-cardiff-incinerator)

Each? Do Londoners carry the same gruesome political-economic trade-off?