Occupied Palestinian Territories

A dense population and recurring conflicts have placed the Gaza Strip’s environment under considerable pressure, damaging critical infrastructure and generating debris. Environmental governance in both Gaza and the West Bank has been made more complex by the occupation, which has compounded and often actively worsened issues such as water scarcity, pollution, land degradation and waste management.



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‘What do you have against olive trees?'
‘Where there are olive trees, it makes the land look Arab.’
In a region on the frontline of #climatechange all its people should be coming together to plant trees. But they're not. #OPT

Palestine: Olive trees don’t catch coronavirus

While the world struggles to face the coronavirus pandemic, the Israeli army scrambles to uproot olive trees.


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