In 2012 a disastrous wildfire swept through the southern part of the Greek island of Chios. Five years on, the scorched earth is slowly recovering. Although in many areas, burnt trees still stand like black skeletons.
This area of Chios is the only place on earth where the famed mastic tree grows. Slowly, these stunted evergreen trees are being rejuvenated, clinging to the dark red soils on the hillside terraces.
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