Video: Greece’s burning issue

Regular forest fires in Athens raise fears the city’s woodlands will disappear.


Large areas of forest and farmland in Greece were destroyed by a blaze on the edge of Athens, the capital, in August.

Forest fires regularly damage Greece, but in the run-up to next month’s elections, politicans are promising to do more to prevent these disasters.

With the fires continuing to occur, Barnaby Phillips asks whether enough lessons have been learnt.

Source : Al Jazeera

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