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Almargem joins western Algarve avocado battle

avocadoEnvironmental 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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