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Climate activists fill golf holes with cement after water ban exemption

BBC News

By Merlyn Thomas

August 13, 2022

Climate activists in southern France have filled golf course holes with cement to protest against the exemption of golf greens from water bans amid the country’s severe drought.

The group targeted sites near the city of Toulouse, calling golf the “leisure industry of the most privileged”.

The exemption of golf greens has sparked controversy as 100 French villages are short of drinking water.

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