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Romania: Justice suspends logging permits in natural forest in Domogled – Valea Cernei National Park

Romania: Justice suspends logging permits in natural forest in Domogled – Valea Cernei National Park

Agent Green succeeds to stop Romsilva from cutting down 20 parcels with intact natural beech forest in Domogled – Valea Cernei National Park / UNESCO World Heritage buffer zone and Mehedinti Natural Park Domogled Valea Cernei National Park contains very precious nature with „outstanding universal value“. So precious, that some of the park’s primary and … Mehr / More Romania: Justice suspends logging permits in natural forest in Domogled – Valea Cernei National Park →
Romania’s Domogled National Park: Fresh logging in primary forests threatens UNESCO World Heritage Site

Romania’s Domogled National Park: Fresh logging in primary forests threatens UNESCO World Heritage Site

Domogled – Valea Cernei National Park in the Southern Carpathians is one of the EU’s premier natural landscapes: steep limestone cliffs, Arcadian mountain pastures, hot springs, endemic black pines and huge natural beech forests are all found there. To protect these special values, a national park (Romania’s largest), a Natura 2000 protected area and component … Mehr / More Romania’s Domogled National Park: Fresh logging in primary forests threatens UNESCO World Heritage Site →
International NGOs condemn the assassination of Romanian foresters and call for action against illegal logging

International NGOs condemn the assassination of Romanian foresters and call for action against illegal logging

A long list of leading non-governmental organizations from Romania and all across Europe sent a letter to the Romanian President Klaus Iohannis today expressing concern about the criminal developments in the Romanian forests and urging action to better protect these valuebale ecosystems. Only recently, two foresters were killed and there is evidence that illegal logging … Mehr / More International NGOs condemn the assassination of Romanian foresters and call for action against illegal logging →
Romania: Complaint by Agent Green stops the destruction of natural forest on Mehedinti Plateau

Romania: Complaint by Agent Green stops the destruction of natural forest on Mehedinti Plateau

Activists from Agent Green were able to stop an illegal road construction through an old growth forest in south western Romania. Big parts of Mehedinti Pleateau Geopark were threatened, and some parts already destroyed, by plans for a controversial road construction. After the submission of a notification by Agent Green, Romanian state forests enterprise Romsilva … Mehr / More Romania: Complaint by Agent Green stops the destruction of natural forest on Mehedinti Plateau →
EuroNatur and Agent Green: Romania must intensify fight against mafia and corruption in forestry sector

EuroNatur and Agent Green: Romania must intensify fight against mafia and corruption in forestry sector

Forest crimes and violence against authorities and conservationists are on the rise in Romania. The latest incidents of where two forest rangers were killed by thugs within just four weeks draws a shocking picture of eroding law enforcement within the Romanian forest sector: Illegal logging and criminal practices including mafia style threats against authorities and … Mehr / More EuroNatur and Agent Green: Romania must intensify fight against mafia and corruption in forestry sector →
Romania: New inventory reveals huge and threatened natural forest treasure

Romania: New inventory reveals huge and threatened natural forest treasure

EuroNatur and Agent Green: Europe needs to do its homework and halt forest destruction in Romania While Europe is shocked about the forest destruction in the Amazon, central Europe’s largest natural forests in Romania are vanishing due to logging. EuroNatur Foundation submitted a comprehensive inventory of the valuable forest stocks of Romania: PRIMOFARO (PRIMary and … Mehr / More Romania: New inventory reveals huge and threatened natural forest treasure →