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Archaeology & Anthropology: Open Access

Ecological Ethics: Destruction of ‘’Pendadactilos Mountains’’ in the Northern Cyprus

  • Open or CloseKemal Bolayır MD*

    Cyprus İnternational University, Cyprus

    *Corresponding author: Kemal Bolayır MD, Cyprus İnternational University, Cyprus

Submission: February 05, 2019; Published: February 08, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/AAOA.2019.03.000572

ISSN: 2577-1949
Volume3 Issue1


For years now, Cyprus have never been able to escape the intimidating sight on the Pendadactilos range, due to the destruction on the mountains, that not only impose an environmental hazard, but also effects human beings and also anyone travelling to Cyprus, as a tourist. One can easily see a full view mountain disaster on the way to capital Nicosia. This disturbing picture creates harm moral and damages confidence. One might see the same mountain destruction in the South Cyprus as well. Both sides very often are using dynamite to obtain raw soil and stone building materials from mountain in order to prepare sand and pebbles for building construction, to the cities and villages in the island.

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