Evictions in Simien National Park, Ethiopia

Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 12 November 2020 at 07:51:51 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 13 November 2020 at 03:16:21 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France - svp@visioterra.fr
Keyword(s): National park, natural preserve, biodiversity, agriculture, deforestation, poaching, overgrazing, Ethiopia
Fig. 1 - S1 (13.11.2020) - Journalist Guillaume Blanc says conservation organisations backed dwellers eviction from several natural reserves.
He chooses the exemple of Siemen National Park, Ethiopia, where inhabitants lived along Abyssinia Ibex at its promulgation in 1969. Poaching, deforestation and overgrazing where not a problem then.
Fig. 2 - S2 (12.11.2020) - Inhabitants originally didn't hunt the specie, until they found its disappearance could give them the land back.
Fig. 3 - S2 (12.11.2020) - Numerous dwellings can now be observed around the National Park, but also within it.
Fig. 4 - S2 (12.11.2020) - It cannot be known from these images which existed there before the 1969 foundation & which where built after.