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Forest fires threaten Europe’s nature as world suffers worst year on record

In what was possibly the worst-ever year for forest fires around the world, the European Commissions Annual Report on Forest Fires in Europe 2019 shows that over 400,000 hectares of Europe’s natural land was burnt and an unusually high number of nature protection areas were affected by wildfires.

Read more on the European Commission website.

created: 2020-11-05
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