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Small-scale logging, destroying water protection zones near Petrozavodsk

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Forest landscape heavily disturbed by logging southwest of the city of Petrozavodsk, Russian Karelia. Coniferous forests on the shores of lakes where clear-cuts are not allowed, are being destroyed by selective logging, seen here as small strips.

Creation date:
13.07.2014

Region:
Northern European Russia

Theme:
Environmental risks

Image type:
Landsat 8

Processed by:
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