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EuroNatur and Agent Green: Glasgow Declaration on Forests falls short of saving the world’s natural forests

EuroNatur and Agent Green: Glasgow Declaration on Forests falls short of saving the world’s natural forests

EuroNatur and Agent Green welcome the Glasgow Declaration on Forests as an expression of will of a large number of states including some major drivers of forest destruction to improve forest protection. However, the paper remains vague, the deadline of 2030 comes far too late and signatories – including Brazil, Russia, Canada, US, UK as … Mehr / More EuroNatur and Agent Green: Glasgow Declaration on Forests falls short of saving the world’s natural forests →
UNESCO World Heritage Center expresses „utmost concern“ about Romania’s World Natural Heritage property components

UNESCO World Heritage Center expresses „utmost concern“ about Romania’s World Natural Heritage property components

Agent Green and EuroNatur Foundation: Romania must respect international nature conservation requirements and abandon logging in all UNESCO and national park buffer zones! At the its 44th session in August 2021, the World Heritage Committee examined the state of conservation of the transnational World Heritage property, protecting Europe’s „Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests“ and found … Mehr / More UNESCO World Heritage Center expresses „utmost concern“ about Romania’s World Natural Heritage property components →
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 →