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Campaigners win fight to stop Maldives islands becoming luxury resort

Local residents in the Maldives have won a campaign against developers and the government who wanted to turn two islands into a luxury resort.

They argued the plan would have deprived local people of vital jobs and caused damage to coral reefs and the wider ecosystem.

Video produced by Trystan Young and Jasmin Souesi.

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Source URL: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-53684720

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