THE Paphos greens are up in arms over tree cutting in the district, which they say is out of control.
Andreas Evlavis, secretary of the Paphos Green party told the Cyprus Mail that immediate measures must be put in place to stop the wanton destruction of healthy trees which has become a huge problem in recent years.
“The forestry department must be stricter when trees are illegally cut and when permission is given to fell a tree, representatives from the department must be present to oversee this when it’s happening,” he said.
The matter has been brought to the fore after a spate of healthy trees were cut in Stroumpi and Fasoula village in the last two weeks, he said.
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