“The theft of trees is taking place also in Greece a lot,” says reader Argiris Diamantis. “In the Northwest of Greece very poor people from nearby Albania are cutting Greek trees to keep warm in the cold winters. “Use Google Translate on this link.”
Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for this link
When I used Google translate to read the article in English, I couldn’t determine whether the illegal logging is being done for heating purposes or for use as building materials.
Perhaps someone in Greece and educate us on this.