Israeli Occupation of Palestine is Devastating the Natural Environment

The Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza has devastated the environment… uprooted native trees… imposed polluting industries… prevented sustainable development… caused loss of biodiversity… By Mazin B. Qumsiyeh and Mohammed A. Abusarhan, reposted from Science for the People  Prior to the 1948 war and even the Zionist Congress of 1897, Palestine had some thirteen hundred villages and towns,[…]

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