An Italian official's war on prostitution has previously involved cameras, raids, patrols and fines. But now it's reached a new extreme: In order to better hunt down the sex workers in the Abruzzo region, Angelo Di Paolo proposes to chop down all vegetation along the banks of a river
Environmental groups estimate the plan would destroy 69 acres of woodland vital to the local ecosystems and say that authorities had not even taken into account all of the carbon the trees absorb or pollution they prevent from reaching the river, according to The Guardian.
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