Bark Beetles Ravaging Forests Damaged by Ice Storm

Ljubljana, 10 September - Bark beetles are wreaking havoc in Slovenian forests, in particular in regions hit hard by the early-2014 ice storm. The Slovenia Forest Service has already ordered the removal of 1.2 million cubic metres of evergreens and expects that additional cutting will be required next year.

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