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Giggio Protected Woodland

6584 Carena,

The systematic deforestation of the 19th century caused countless hydrogeological disasters and problems (including the Melirolo landslide in the Valle Morobbia in 1888). The tragic flood of 1868 spurred the Confederation and the Canton into action, and they established increasingly restrictive forestry laws over the following years. The major reforestation works, which began in Ticino and Switzer...

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6584 Carena
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