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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 →
Illegal road detected in one of Europe’s wildest mountain valleys in Romania

Illegal road detected in one of Europe’s wildest mountain valleys in Romania

Illegal road cut into the pristine Sâmbăta Valley in Romania’s Făgăraș Montains Natura 2000 site A few weeks ago, the Sâmbăta Valley (Sibiu province) was still a true paradise: the valley was not spoiled by any road and hosts vast old growth forests, remote mountain ridges, rare wild animals (including wolves, bears and otters) and … Mehr / More Illegal road detected in one of Europe’s wildest mountain valleys in Romania →
Finally a clear announcement: EuroNatur and Agent Green welcome EU biodiversity strategy

Finally a clear announcement: EuroNatur and Agent Green welcome EU biodiversity strategy

The EU Biodiversity Strategy aims at strict  protection of 10% of EU’s ecosystems – including protection of all primary and old growth forests EuroNatur and Agent Green welcome the announcement by the European Commission regarding the new EU Biodiversity Strategy. The EU Commission clearly states that „nature is in a state of crisis“ and declared … Mehr / More Finally a clear announcement: EuroNatur and Agent Green welcome EU biodiversity strategy →
Success: Romanian High Court suspends logging plans in Domogled national park

Success: Romanian High Court suspends logging plans in Domogled national park

Forest management plans for Domogled – Valea Cernei national park and Natura 2000 site ignore nature conservation laws The Romanian High Court of Cassation and Justice suspended forest management plans of forest units Cernisoara, Baia de Arama, Balmes, Ivanu and Olanu in the upper sector of Domogled – Valea Cernei National Park, which is also … Mehr / More Success: Romanian High Court suspends logging plans in Domogled national park →