Forests after the fire: let nature do its job

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Forests after the fire: let nature do its job
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Tree planting programmes and reforestation after a fire require a delicate balancing act

By Antigoni Pitta

State forest has not escaped unscathed from the fires that swept through Cyprus in recent weeks, but modern practices mean the forestry department will not automatically oversee a massive tree replanting programme.

“After every fire, we assess whether human intervention is needed, and only proceed if necessary,” forestry department spokesman Andreas Christou told the Cyprus Mail. “Even though planting more trees seems like the most logical next step, the aim is to let the forest regenerate...


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Forests after the fire: let nature do its job


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