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August 5, 2020
Germany’s forests decimated by the bark beetle, drought
In Germany, rising temperatures and droughts have made trees more vulnerable to attacks by bark beetles and other insects - That's led to a nearly sixfold jump in forests destroyed by pests over the past two years. Around 32 million cubic meters (1,130 million cubic feet) of wood damaged by insects had to be removed from Germany's forests in 2019, the Federal Statistical Office reported this week. That total is three times higher than the 11 million cubic meters that was destroyed in 2018, and an almost sixfold increase on the 6 million cubic ...
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