Burnt forest are seen on the edge of the Borjomi-Kharagauli national park near Tsagveri September 5, 2008. A blaze broke out at the height of Georgia's brief war with Russia and burned for weeks, ravaging up to 950 hectares (2,350 acres) of forest on the edge of the Borjomi-Kharagauli national park, known for rare flora and fauna and a favoured destination for "eco-tourists". The damage to the mountains above Daba, some 160 km (100 miles) southwest of Tbilisi, is seen as a national tragedy by environmentalists, Georgian officials and locals and the Georgian government says it will take 50 to 7

Burnt forest are seen on the edge of the Borjomi-Kharagauli national park near Tsagveri September 5, 2008. A blaze broke out at the height of Georgia's brief war with Russia and burned for weeks, ravaging up to 950 hectares (2,350 acres) of forest on the edge of the Borjomi-Kharagauli national park, known for rare flora and fauna and a favoured destination for "eco-tourists". The damage to the mountains above Daba, some 160 km (100 miles) southwest of Tbilisi, is seen as a national tragedy by environmentalists, Georgian officials and locals and the Georgian government says it will take 50 to 7 Stock Photo
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3000 x 1979 px | 25.4 x 16.8 cm | 10 x 6.6 inches | 300dpi

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9 September 2008

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Burnt forest are seen on the edge of the Borjomi-Kharagauli national park near Tsagveri September 5, 2008. A blaze broke out at the height of Georgia's brief war with Russia and burned for weeks, ravaging up to 950 hectares (2, 350 acres) of forest on the edge of the Borjomi-Kharagauli national park, known for rare flora and fauna and a favoured destination for "eco-tourists". The damage to the mountains above Daba, some 160 km (100 miles) southwest of Tbilisi, is seen as a national tragedy by environmentalists, Georgian officials and locals and the Georgian government says it will take 50 to 70 years for the burnt sections of the forest to regrow. Picture taken September 5, 2008. To match feature GEORGIA-OSSETIA/FOREST REUTERS/Niko Mchedlishvili (GEORGIA)

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