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14 forest fires rage in Kharkiv region, most of them caused by Russian shelling
14 forest fires rage in Kharkiv region, most of them caused by Russian shelling

Mines and unexploded ammunition add to the difficulties in the fight against them

Due to dry weather, floodplains on the left bank of the Kherson region burned
Due to dry weather, floodplains on the left bank of the Kherson region burned

As a result of the fire, rare species of plants and animals die, and combustion products pollute the atmosphere

In 2023, more than half a million hectares of forest were destroyed by fires in the EU
In 2023, more than half a million hectares of forest were destroyed by fires in the EU

The area of ​​burned areas is twice the area of ​​Luxembourg

In Transcarpathia, rescuers eliminated a large-scale forest fire for 6 hours
In Transcarpathia, rescuers eliminated a large-scale forest fire for 6 hours

125 people and 17 pieces of equipment were involved

Number of fires in Poltava region increased by 75% in 2024
Number of fires in Poltava region increased by 75% in 2024

Rescuers recall the algorithm of actions in case of forest, steppe, and peat fires

Arsonists destroyed 67 hectares of ecosystems in one weekend in Kyiv region
Arsonists destroyed 67 hectares of ecosystems in one weekend in Kyiv region

Rescuers extinguished the largest fire for about 8 hours

Fire in Kyiv's Osokorky Ecopark destroys 7% of the floodplain
Fire in Kyiv's Osokorky Ecopark destroys 7% of the floodplain

The area of ​​burnt vegetation in four centers of the fire reached 10.4 hectares

Ecopark Osokorky caught fire in Kyiv. Photos and videos from the place
Ecopark Osokorky caught fire in Kyiv. Photos and videos from the place

Eco-activists suspect that the fire was caused by arson to expand the development

Air quality has deteriorated sharply in Kyiv
Air quality has deteriorated sharply in Kyiv

The worst CAQI air quality index of 83 was recorded in Sviatoshyn district

Russian shelling alone caused tens of millions of hryvnias in damage in Kherson
Russian shelling alone caused tens of millions of hryvnias in damage in Kherson

The shelling caused a fire on an area of ​​more than 2,000 m2