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Faculty of Forestry, University of Macedonia
Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Forest fires in Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Bulgaria
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The summer of 2007 brought another heat wave to the Balkans, with widespread forest fires. The extent of burnt forest may differ a great deal from one year to the next, but it is quite clear that over the past 20 years, the frequency of forest fires has gradually increased in southeast Europe.