For the risks that the ducks from the visitor feeding at the Athalassa Park Lake the Forestry Officer Mr. Savvas Kartanas spoke on the Sigma Mesimeri and Kati Show.
On the occasion of yesterday's SigmaLive article that highlighted the issue
It is recalled that the Department of Forestry warns the visitors:
• Especially bread and other foods are dangerous for their lives, causing them serious diseases.
• Bread and other types of food cause pollution in the lake water reducing oxygen, since algae and bacteria grow
• Wild animals can and should find their own food.
• Feeding attracts rodents
Mr. Kartanas said that this particular habitat is a green lung "which we manage to offer multiple recreational opportunities"