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Smog caused by French winemakers' frost-fighting
By Arnaud RICHARD
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Lyon, April 8, 2021 (AFP) - Thousands of small fires lit by French winemakers to ward off frost in their vineyards have caused a layer of smog in the southeast of the country, local authorities reported Thursday.
The practice of lighting fires or candles near vines or fruit trees to prevent the formation of frost is a long-standing technique used in early spring when the first green shoots are vulner ...

 

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