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Being An Environmentalist and Preservationist Can Get You Killed

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Telegraph Angelo Vassallo was Mayor of the pretty little Italian town of Pollica, which Eric Reguly of the Globe and Mail calls "a cultural and environmental treasure." He said no to illegal construction that Reguly says " spreads like a cancer over so many seaside Italian towns". He said no to smokers who littered. He made the town part of the Slow City Movement. On Monday, he was killed in a Mafia-style execution.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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