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

Haftar's LNA take control of El Sharara oil field in #Libya from armed Tuareg protesters without resort to violence, pledging to hand control over to the National Oil Corporation once secure. A trend likely to change pattern of damage & pollution to sites?

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