Libya

The fragmentation of Libya and its descent into civil war, which began following the 2011 uprisings and NATO intervention, has had as yet unquantified consequences for its environment. Islamic State has targeted oil infrastructure and urban areas have seen severe damage with governmental collapse resulting in the loss of environmental oversight and basic services.

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Country brief: Libya

A brief introductory overview of the environmental dimensions of Libya’s conflict, with facts, figures and further reading.

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Twitter: #Libya

Chair of NOC #Libya expresses concern about military presence around oil facilities and ports, which could lead to a major disaster with massive civilian casualties. Stressed the need for all parties to refrain from fighting and allowing the institution to resume production.

National Oil Corporation المؤسسة الوطنية للنفط@NOC_Libya

رئيس مجلس إدارة المؤسسة الوطنية للنفط: الصراع على النفط الليبي صراع دولي وله أهداف سياسية.

https://t.co/H9EG8KgPZ8

Beaches in #Libya have long been affected by oil pollution such as tar balls, the country also has some of the Med's most important turtle nesting beaches. Unclear whether this slick originated from the nearby Zawiya export terminal, or dumping or tanker transfers at sea.

Beaches in #Libya have long been affected by oil pollution such as tar balls, the country also has some of the Med's most important turtle nesting beaches. Unclear whether this slick originated from the nearby Zawiya export terminal, or dumping or tanker transfers at sea.
Zuhair Abusrewil@zuhairabusrewil

Today, contraband oil floats on #Suramn Beaches, right next to #Zawia and #Sabratha,In the those areas, you can not find any fuel to fell up your car, which led the citizens to drive all the way to tripoli, which led to massive fuel shortness in #Tripoli #Libya

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