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Report: Joint IUCN – EuroNatur field mission to Romanian national parks and UNESCO sites

Report: Joint IUCN – EuroNatur field mission to Romanian national parks and UNESCO sites

Informal field trip to disputed logging sites in Romanian national parks… On November 14 and 15, 2018, an informal IUCN field visit to Romania’s Domogled – Valea Cernei and Semeneic – Cheile Carasului national parks took place upon invitation by IUCN member organisation EuroNatur. The background for this excursion is the growing concern among scientists … Mehr / More Report: Joint IUCN – EuroNatur field mission to Romanian national parks and UNESCO sites →
Data kept secret from Romanian forest inventory reveals a catastrophic level of illegal logging

Data kept secret from Romanian forest inventory reveals a catastrophic level of illegal logging

Agent Green published shocking data from second forest inventory, which has been kept secret so far. According to official logging allowances in forest management plans, not more than 18 Mio cubic meters of timber can be cut legally per year.  But in reality more than 38 Mio cubic meters are being logged down, as the … Mehr / More Data kept secret from Romanian forest inventory reveals a catastrophic level of illegal logging →
Spotlight on Vanishing Virgin Forests of Romania – Brussels, Nov. 8, 2018

Spotlight on Vanishing Virgin Forests of Romania – Brussels, Nov. 8, 2018

The largest tracts of virgin forests within the EU are found in Romania. But due to industrial logging, corruption and corporate greed, this most valuable European natural heritage is rapidly vanishing. Forest destruction even occurs within national parks and Natura 2000 sites. However, very few people are aware of this major nature crisis. Therefore, EuroNatur … Mehr / More Spotlight on Vanishing Virgin Forests of Romania – Brussels, Nov. 8, 2018 →
Romania’s National Parks Deliberately Destroyed by State Forestry Managers

Romania’s National Parks Deliberately Destroyed by State Forestry Managers

Investigative video footage reveals scandalous logging in Romania’s Cheile Nerei-Beusnita National Park New video evidence published today by environmental NGOs Agent Green and EuroNatur Foundation clearly demonstrates that forest destruction in Romania’s Cheile Nerei-Beusnita National Park is comprehensively out of control. Logging of old growth forests is being deliberately driven by state forest enterprise Romsilva. … Mehr / More Romania’s National Parks Deliberately Destroyed by State Forestry Managers →
Romanian State Forest Manager caught stealing trees from National Park

Romanian State Forest Manager caught stealing trees from National Park

Ministry of Environment must put an end to all logging in national parks Agent Green investigators have exposed the theft of trees from Domogled – Valea Cernei National Park by a Romsilva employee from the Baia de Arama forest district. Romsilva is the designated state agency managing all State Forests and 12 National Parks in … Mehr / More Romanian State Forest Manager caught stealing trees from National Park →
Bialowieza: EuroNatur and Agent Green welcome ruling of European Court of Justice and call for forest aid in Romania

Bialowieza: EuroNatur and Agent Green welcome ruling of European Court of Justice and call for forest aid in Romania

EU must also take action now to save Europe’s largest virgin forests in Romania The final decision by the European Court of Justice is clear: The logging approved in Poland’s Bialowieza Forest is not legal. The widespread impact of logging on natural forest habitats and protected species in the Natura 2000 site is not compatible … Mehr / More Bialowieza: EuroNatur and Agent Green welcome ruling of European Court of Justice and call for forest aid in Romania →