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Scientists: 'Environmental damage is a war crime'

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The group of 24 scientists are calling for harsher penalties for those who damage the environment in conflict zones. Image: REUTERS/Shaun Best NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE SB - RP5DRHXPSIAC

Jordan Davidson
Writer, EcoWatch
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istribution  of  10  threatened  vertebrates  and  of  PAs  in  the  Sahara-Sahel  (a)  and  distribution  of  extinction  risk  factors  (b)attacks/battles and events of violence against civilians (including hostage taking and assassination) after 2011, of areas claimed as Azawad nation,under influence of AQIM and Boko-Haram, and affected by the Libya conflict (c) current major smuggling/migration routes (d) populated places andsand dunes (representing less accessible zones) (e) major roads and tracks (f) oil, gas, and other mining facilities
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