Almargem joins western Algarve avocado battle
Published on 09/11/2017
Environmental association Almargem has put its weight behind Barão de São João locals protesting at the wholesale destruction of natural Algarve trees, removed as part of a land clearance operation to make way for a vast avocado farm.
Cork oaks and carob trees have been destroyed by fruit company Citago, based near Loulé, which commissioned land clearance across nearly 80 hectares of countryside – with more planned.
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