The area of deoccupied forests of the Kherson region is about 7 thousand hectares, of which only 138.8 hectares have been demined.
And after the Russians blew up the Kakhovskaya HPP, it was damaged more than 62 thousand hectares forest of Kherson region.
This was stated by Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection Serhii Vlasenko during a visit to Kherson region, the ministry’s Facebook page says.
“Not so long ago, this territory was strewn with Russian mines and shells. Thanks to the hard work of sappers, we managed to plant saplings that will become a forest in the future. But there is still a lot of work for both sappers and foresters in the Kherson region.”– noted Serhiy Vlasenko.
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Vlasenko also discussed with the head of the Kherson Regional State Administration the demining of forests and the expansion of the territory of the Nizhnyodniprovsky National Park.
Earlier, the Ministry of Environment said that the Russians caused damage to Nizhnyodniprovskyi amounting to UAH 46.55 billion.
It will be recalled that on June 6, at 2:50 a.m., the Russian invaders blew up the Kakhovskaya HPP dam, which resulted in the death of at least 31 people, damage to the ecosystem, and death of animals.
Unique historical monuments were also damaged due to the explosion of the Kakhovskaya HPP.
Immediately after the explosion, almost all the animals in the Kazkova Dibrova zoo died. Many animals were carried by the current to the coast of Odessa.
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