30 May 2012, Wednesday, 9:22

Bashkiria looses about 60 thousand cubic meters of forest every year because of fires

author: Galina Bakshieva

Annual losses of forests because of forest fires amount to 50-60 thousand cubic meters every year in Bashkiria. Since the beginning of fire-hazardous season-2012 the Republic has already lost 205 hectares.

The Ministry of forestry RB reports reforestation is annually conducted on the territory 10-11 thousand hectares and such territory exactly is deforested in the region in the course of one year.

themes: forestry