Resources and regulations

Aquitaine is the largest region in France with 1,800,000 hectares (44% afforestation rate). The Landes de Gascogne forest alone represents 1,000,000 hectares. Eighty percent of the forest is concentrated in the Landes and Gironde départements.

Aquitaine is classified as having a high fire risk.
Forest fires are "major risks", on the same level with avalanches, floods and earthquakes.

Pine forest

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