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10 most endangered places in the South

Beach-goers walk along the Gulf shore

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Under threat

Ranging from the Southern Appalachians to the South Atlantic, this year’s list illustrates the ecological, scenic, and cultural riches at stake in the South — and the important actions needed in 2011 to protect our environmental heritage and the legacy we will leave for future generations.

The Southern Environmental Law Center has targeted 10 special places that are facing immediate, potentially irreversible threats. (Text: Southern Environmental Law Center)