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An activist smokes a cigarette in front of French gendarmes during an... News PhotoActivist,Airport,Building - Activity,Cigarette,Competition,Environmental Issues,Evacuation,France,French Culture,Gendarme,Horizontal,Loire-Atlantique,Smoke - Physical Structure,WorkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPAn activist smokes a cigarette in front of French gendarmes during an important evacuation operation of houses squatted by opponents against a project to build an international airport, on October 30, 2012 in Notre-Dame-des-Landes, western France. The project was signed in 2010 and the international airport is supposed to open in 2017 near the city of Nantes. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER (Photo credit should read JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty Images)