Invasive plants create a fire hazard
JM this morning leads with the story that places hit by the 2016 fires are once again covered in invasive plants, creating a growing fire hazard. The return of acacias, eucalyptus, brambles and broom was denounced by Quercus, confirmed by the population and is evident from the roads. The Environment Secretariat prefers to underline the work that has been done in recent years.
Quercus is a Portuguese Environmental Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) founded on October 31 , 1985, and describes itself as an independent, non-partisan, national, non-profit association made up of citizens who have come together around the same interest in the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources and in the Defense of the Environment in general. It operates across Portugal and organises numerous projects, including one to support the conversion of plantations into real forests.
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