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flanders and brussels: planting a new forest in ostende

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For the past ten years, the Lappersfort forest on the edge of Bruges has been the site of a symbolic struggle to protect the few pieces of forest left in Flanders, one of the regions in Europe with the least green space and the highest density of motorways and cities. The forest was occupied by activists in 2002, and people spent months living in the trees to defend them from being cut down.

 

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For the past ten years, the Lappersfort forest on the edge of Bruges has been the site of a symbolic struggle to protect the few pieces of forest left in Flanders, one of the regions in Europe with the least green space and the highest density of motorways and cities. The forest was occupied by activists in 2002, and people spent months living in the trees to defend them from being cut down.

 

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