Night Fire

PhotographerIgglezos Miltiadis
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryDavleia, Greece
Photo Date28/08/2013
Entry Description

The picture was taken a nightmarish night, near the mountain Parnassos (cental Greece) and depicts some hills in the area of Chaironeia that are burned. These hills used to be covered with bushes and low trees, a beautiful place in its simplicity, but in the summer of 2013 a fire that caused accidently, burned everything within a few hours. According to scientists, in recent years has created a dangerous vicious circle ... Fires in forest areas are partly responsible for global warming, as the natural lungs of the planet are destroyed, and afterwards, summers are becoming warmer, with the risk of more fires...