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Protesters clean their wooden houses after re-occupying a protected... News PhotoClose To,Day,Environmental Conservation,Environmental Issues,Eviction,France,Horizontal,Loire-Atlantique,Nantes,Police Force,Protection,Protestor,Wood - MaterialPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPProtesters clean their wooden houses after re-occupying a protected swampland on November 25, 2012 in Notre-Dame-des-Landes, near Nantes in western France, one day after squattres' eviction and clashes with anti-riot policemen. The airport, which is scheduled to replace the current airport at Nantes in 2017, is a pet project of Socialist Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, who was the city's mayor from 1989 until this year. AFP PHOTO DAMIEN MEYER (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)