Media information regarding #saveparadiseforests
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
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
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
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
EuroNatur and Agent Green investigate traceability of wood ++ International timber companies call on Romanian government to clarify legal situation ++ Romanian old-growth forests are massively threatened by illegal logging The initiative “Forest Policy Checker” by nature conservation organisations EuroNatur and Agent Green calls on the wood-processing industry in Romania to disclose the origin of … Mehr / More Timber companies dissociate from sourcing wood from Romanian national parks and primeval forests
Members of the European Parliament have to prevent forest destruction for bioenergy profits On 17th of January 2018 the European Parliament will vote on a law proposal promoting renewable energy in the period from 2021 to 2030. This is a crucial vote that will have an impact on the future direction of critical climate action … Mehr / More Urgent call on European Parliament: Burning trees is not climate friendly!