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Offline Maik

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Fire Flocks
« on: Thursday, 11 October, 2018 @ 14:34:24 »
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Fighting fires with goats

This summer, deadly wildfires broke out in Greece and the US, and fires also caused huge damage in the UK, Portugal and Sweden.

Once wildfires start they are hard to stop but a scheme in Girona, Catalonia is using a simple way to stop the flames taking hold in the first place.
BBC video below:




Also tested in other parts of the world where forest fires occur, e.g. Portugal and California:


https://youtu.be/81R5wDr39ik?t=1


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Re: Fire Flocks
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday, 17 October, 2018 @ 12:21:06 »
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Greece comes first in Europe in the number of grazing goats, as approximately 4.5 million goats are bred in the country, amounting to 47.6 percent of milk-producing goats in the EU.
https://greece.greekreporter.com/2018/10/16/the-abundance-of-goats-in-greece-and-the-therapeutic-qualities-of-goat-milk/