Two golf courses targeted by environmental activists in Toulouse

Blaming them for excessive water consumption in the midst of a drought, activists from a collective close to Extinction Rebellion vandalized two courses in the Toulouse conurbation overnight from Wednesday to Thursday.

While the drought is raging throughout France and the practice of golf is attacked from all sides indiscriminately, activists from the Kirikou group, close to the Extinction Rebellion movement, ransacked the Garonne golf courses, north of the city. , as well as that of Vieille Toulouse, to the south.

“The watering of greens, courses and golf tees is authorized by derogation due to the cost of maintaining these very luxurious courses”argues the Kirikou collective in its press release.

This claimed act of sabotage resonates like a move to direct action in a context of incessant “blabla” from politicians who never dare to take the necessary decisions.denounce the environmental activists who have blocked holes with cement, damaged them, provided greens and installed signs.

One of them reads:This hole was plugged because its use did not align with maintaining a viable world..

The director of the Garonne golf course, Nicolas Astier, plans to file a complaint while the Federation and in particular its president Pascal Grizot is regularly invited to debate the merits of these canceled on TV sets or on the radio.

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