The tragic accident occurred on the Florina – Amyntaio road, where a special information sign has been placed for drivers
Dead, in a field, next door on the Florina – Amyntaio roadat the height of Ammochorio, a bear was found that seems to have been hit on the head by a passing vehicle.
According to the environmental organization “Kallisto”, this is a 3-year-old female, weighing approximately 70-80 kg, who was hit by an unknown vehicle, in fact, on the same road where, by the European project LIFEAMYBEAR, a sign informing drivers about bear crossings has been placed . The dead animal was buried in the forest nursery of Florina, as defined by the relevant protocol.
According to a relevant bulletin of the organization, the LIFESafeCrossing project, which aims to prevent traffic accidents between vehicles and bears, will be implemented in the wider area of the Region of Western Macedonia until August 2023.
Kallisto, COSMOTE, Egnatia Odos and the Region of Western Macedonia participate in the project LIFE SAFE-CROSSINGwith partners also from the countries of Italy, Romania and Spain.
The project aims to reduce the environmental impact of roads on certain priority species in four European countries: Marsican brown bear (Ursus arctos marsicanus) and wolf (Canis lupus) in Italy, Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) in Spain and brown bear ( Ursus arctos) in Greece and Romania.
Read the News today and get the latest news.
Follow Skai.gr on Google News and be the first to know all the news.
I have worked as a journalist for over 10 years, and my work has been featured on many different news websites. I am also an author, and my work has been published in several books. I specialize in opinion writing, and I often write about current events and controversial topics. I am a very well-rounded writer, and I have a lot of experience in different areas of journalism. I am a very hard worker, and I am always willing to put in the extra effort to get the job done.