Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Czech forest owners face USD 1.7 billion loss this year from bark beetle crisis

Euronews/Reuters |
8 October 2019

Czech forest owners face CZK 40 billion of damage this year from an escalating spread of bark beetle that are killing the central European country's most common conifer trees, an industry think-tank said on Monday. While native to conifer forests, bark beetle has benefited from the dry and hot summer that experts associate with climate change.