Reforestation to begin without delay, says minister

The government Thursday pledged to reforest the areas scorched by the devastating wildfire east of Athens early this week.

Alternate Environment Minister Sokratis Famelos told Sto Kokkino radio station that authorities were collecting aerial photos of the burned areas and all available legal data regarding buildings and planning in order to designate the areas for tree-planting.

Pipeline plants 400,000 trees and shrubs in northern Greece

As a part of a reforestation initiative that is already under way, the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has pledged to plant 400,000 trees and shrubs in areas of northern Greece. According to TAP, the company has undertaken to reforest land which has been cleared and graded during the installation of the pipeline.

Forestry minister composes folk song to support reforestation of burnt land in Turkey’s Ayvalık

A folk song composed by Turkey’s forestry minister will be used in a campaign to support the reforestation of burnt forest lands in the Ayvalık district of the western province of Balıkesir, daily Habertürk has reported.

The Municipality of Sofia will Plant a Forest near Suhodol

Over 120 000 trees will be planted near Sofia's quarter Suhodol, reports Mediapool. 

The new forest in Sofia should be plantet there and the Municipality of Sofia have already named their initiative. The planting of the first part of the plants starts this Saturday at 11 am, the local administration said.

Sofia Municipality is Planting a New Forest

Over 1500 trees will be planted in Sofia. The landscaping will be both in the central part of the city and in the inter-building spaces and schools. Climate-resistant trees are planted, such as clear, silver linden, red oak. The species have been chosen by experts from the University of Forestry, assured the Municipality of Sofia, DARIK reported.

India plants 66 million trees to break its own record

India has broken its own world record by planting 66 million trees in just 12 hours, according to a Government official, in a bid to honour a pledge made at the Paris Climate Change Conference.
More than 1.5 million volunteers turned out on Sunday between 7am and 7pm to plant the massive number of tree saplings along the Narmada River in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

Can a person have a forest?

The answer is yes. I have two forests; you can too. In two years I initiated two forests for my country, my land, our planet.

The first one is in İzmir's Urla district, in Kadıova, with 2,094 saplings, while the second one is in Balıkesir's Bahçedere district with 3,685 saplings; two huge forests.