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.


Country brief: Libya

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


Twitter: #Libya

Numerous fires being reported across western #Libya in the last two weeks, this @sentinel_hub image is Khansaa Forest (غابة الخنساء) a park near az-Zawiyah to the west of #Tripoli h/t @Saddiktweets

#Libya the @NOC_Libya has criticised the LNA after its forces occupied Ras Lanuf oil port, warning that the move risks making the facility a military target, threatening damage to an environmentally hazardous site if taken by force

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