New Delhi, May 21 -- A citizen-led environmental campaign Save Maldives published an open letter to the Maldives Parliament, calling on representatives to immediately "stop all environmentally destructive projects like Gulhifalhu and hold the government accountable."

Highlighting changed circumstances following the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, the collective raised concern on the state's "continuation of irreversible, environmentally destructive and debt-financed projects."

Calling into account the 19th Parliament's formation of an Environment and Climate Change Committee and passing of a resolution to declare a climate emergency on February 12, Save Maldives criticised the Parliament's passive approach.

"We have not seen any acti...