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Poll Results April 9 2010

Last week, following news of the development plan for the Natural Park of Southwest Alentejo and Costa Vicentina , we asked readers if areas of environmental importance should remain protected from development at the expense of the local economy.

An overwhelming majority of voters (89 per cent) said areas environmental importance should be protected from development, while 11 per cent of voters thought the local economy should be taken into consideration and said no.