Debate – Against Turning Randall Island into a Wildlife Refuge

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Total text length is 11,055 characters (approximately 7.6 pages).

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The beginning:
Debate – Against Turning Randall Island into a Wildlife Refuge
Background
Randall Island is a multi-use urban park situated in the heart of New York City. It serves as a community gathering place open to the public for multiple activities ranging from soccer to field sports and to music concerts. There are leisure areas where patrons can walk, cycle and access the Randall Island Park. There are also many facilities for tennis, golf and baseball. In 1992, the Randall Island Sports Foundation was created in an effort to work with the City to plan and develop Randall Island’s vast potential.
Existing Facilities
Randall Island is also the home of the Manhattan Psychiatric Centre, a medical facility that looks after mental health issues of...
The end:
..... Island affords this opportunity.
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