Posts Tagged ‘Laurisilva’

Fire threatens Garajonay National Park on Gomera

Sunday, April 27th, 2008


29/04/2008 Latest news: fire appears to be moving away and is under control.

A fire is threatening the laurel forest of Garajonay National Park on Gomera, one of the last remaining Tertiary habitats to survive in Europe. The humid subtropical forest of Laurisilva covered almost all of Europe during the Tertiary, but disappeared due to climate changes . More soon. El Pais