Photo Gallery: Greed and Corruption Sully Montenegro's Coast
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Photo Gallery: Greed and Corruption Sully Montenegro's Coast

Corruption and Cruise Ships Montenegro's Scenic Coast Spoiled by Greed

Montenegro is the only country in the world to describe itself as "ecological" in its constitution. But the exploitation of its Adriatic coastline, where developers are given free rein, tells a different story.
The Bay of Kotor

The Bay of Kotor

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Miljan Vujosevic

Miljan Vujosevic

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An archeological site next to a luxury resort that is now used as a dumping ground

An archeological site next to a luxury resort that is now used as a dumping ground

Foto: Stevan Kordic
Local activists take photos of illegal constructions and misuse of historic cultural sites.

Local activists take photos of illegal constructions and misuse of historic cultural sites.

Foto: Stevan Kordic
Up to five cruise ships used to dock every day in Kotor. Now it's only an average of two.

Up to five cruise ships used to dock every day in Kotor. Now it's only an average of two.

Foto: Stevan Kordic
The luxury resort "Dobrota Palazzi" has an artificial beach that was created despite local regulations. The owner is the nephew of Montenegro's president.

The luxury resort "Dobrota Palazzi" has an artificial beach that was created despite local regulations. The owner is the nephew of Montenegro's president.

Foto: Stevan Kordic
Cruise ships approach the city of Kotor.

Cruise ships approach the city of Kotor.

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Ana Nives Radovic, the director of the local tourism office in Kotor

Ana Nives Radovic, the director of the local tourism office in Kotor

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Photo Gallery: Greed and Corruption Sully Montenegro's Coast
Foto: Stevan Kordic
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Photo Gallery: Greed and Corruption Sully Montenegro's Coast

The "Ribarsko Selo" luxury resort. Its construction was illegal according to Montenegrin laws and UNESCO World Heritage regulations.

The "Ribarsko Selo" luxury resort. Its construction was illegal according to Montenegrin laws and UNESCO World Heritage regulations.

Foto: Stevan Kordic

This piece is part of the Global Societies series. The project runs for three years and is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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