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Palestine: Destruction and Transformation of the Palestinian Environment

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Palestine, Environment, War & Conflict

After decades under occupation, the Palestinian environment has become severely degraded. The Israeli occupation has caused significant damage to the Palestinian environment due to unsustainable exploitation of natural resources and by its geopolitical ambitions in the West Bank such as building settlements, roads, and conducting military incursions which have destroyed vital infrastructure, Gaialing provide a brief summary of the environmental conditions in Palestine and bring them to the forefront of debate [1].