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Success: Cernișoara primary forest in Romania’s Domogled National Park finally strictly protected

Success: Cernișoara primary forest in Romania’s Domogled National Park finally strictly protected

After three years of protests and legal proceedings by Agent Green, the national park’s strictly protected natural forests were expanded. However, several very valuable forests are still without a protective shield … Several important primary forests in the Cernisoara basin in the de facto unprotected buffer zone Domogled – Cerna Valley National Park and UNESCO … Mehr / More Success: Cernișoara primary forest in Romania’s Domogled National Park finally strictly protected →
Romania: The government’s own monitoring website reveals “live” the ongoing destruction of protected forests

Romania: The government’s own monitoring website reveals “live” the ongoing destruction of protected forests

“Habitat tree funeral” – EuroNatur / Agent Green: EU must speed up infringement procedure to avoid further destruction of Natura 2000 sites. Members of the European Parliament  urge EU Commission to ensure overhaul of logging permissions in Romanian Natura 2000 sites. Experts from EuroNatur Foundation and Agent Green have conducted thorough checks of the Romanian … Mehr / More Romania: The government’s own monitoring website reveals “live” the ongoing destruction of protected forests →
Romania fails to properly manage World Heritage buffer zones – UNESCO/IUCN

Romania fails to properly manage World Heritage buffer zones – UNESCO/IUCN

Report about Reactive Monitoring Mission in 2019 published only recently: Romania does “not meet” international guidelines EuroNatur and Agent Green call on Romania to immediately remove state forestry enterprise Romsilva from all protected area management duties and adopt site management according to international UNESCO/IUCN guidelines and EU legislation. A few days ahead of the International … Mehr / More Romania fails to properly manage World Heritage buffer zones – UNESCO/IUCN →
Romania: Protection of some primary forests announced – shortly before national elections

Romania: Protection of some primary forests announced – shortly before national elections

After years of bureaucratic burdens some iconic primary forest – such as Boia Mica valley in Fagaras Mountains – are finally protected. However, studies about 13.000 ha of precious forest are still blocked by the government – and hundreds of thousands of hectares of high nature value forests are still under threat from destructive logging … Mehr / More Romania: Protection of some primary forests announced – shortly before national elections →
Attempted political coup in Romanian Parliament against the EU Biodiversity Strategy

Attempted political coup in Romanian Parliament against the EU Biodiversity Strategy

In a direct attack on EU nature protection goals, a draft decision was introduced to the Romanian Parliament by the President of Chamber of Deputies, with the aim of pushing it to a vote on the next day, November 17. Luckily, this decision has been delayed. Agent Green and Greenpeace call on Deputies to reject … Mehr / More Attempted political coup in Romanian Parliament against the EU Biodiversity Strategy →
Tackle illegal logging or face court, Commission warns Romanian Government

Tackle illegal logging or face court, Commission warns Romanian Government

The European Commission has demanded today that Romanian authorities take immediate action to stop illegal logging of old-growth and primary forests in Romania’s protected Natura 2000 areas. In the latest step in infringement proceedings against Romania, the European Commission issued a reasoned opinion over Romanian authorities’ systemic and continuous failure to protect one of Europe’s … Mehr / More Tackle illegal logging or face court, Commission warns Romanian Government →