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EuroNatur  statement: EU Biodiversity strategy and the European natural forest heritage

EuroNatur statement: EU Biodiversity strategy and the European natural forest heritage

At the EU International Conference on Forests for Biodiversity and Climate on February 4-5, 2020, EU Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans found clear words on forest protection. Nevertheless, there are strong concerns that Europe’s forests will continue to be viewed primarily as suppliers of wood and for growing demand for “bioenergy” could even lead to … Mehr / More EuroNatur statement: EU Biodiversity strategy and the European natural forest heritage →
Europe’s Natural Heritage Disappearing Before Our Eyes – Romania

Europe’s Natural Heritage Disappearing Before Our Eyes – Romania

Paper submitted by EuroNatur Foundation and Agent Green to the “8th International NGO Forum on World Heritage at Risk” – World Heritage Watch When one thinks of the natural wonders of Europe, Romania does not necessarily spring to mind as a country home to some of the largest areas of forests of outstanding universal value. … Mehr / More Europe’s Natural Heritage Disappearing Before Our Eyes – Romania →
Romania: Justice suspends logging permits in natural forest in Domogled – Valea Cernei National Park

Romania: Justice suspends logging permits in natural forest in Domogled – Valea Cernei National Park

Agent Green succeeds to stop Romsilva from cutting down 20 parcels with intact natural beech forest in Domogled – Valea Cernei National Park / UNESCO World Heritage buffer zone and Mehedinti Natural Park Domogled – Valea Cernei National Park contains very precious nature with „outstanding universal value“. So precious, that some of the park’s primary … Mehr / More Romania: Justice suspends logging permits in natural forest in Domogled – Valea Cernei National Park →
Romania’s Domogled National Park: Fresh logging in primary forests threatens UNESCO World Heritage Site

Romania’s Domogled National Park: Fresh logging in primary forests threatens UNESCO World Heritage Site

Domogled – Valea Cernei National Park in the Southern Carpathians is one of the EU’s premier natural landscapes: steep limestone cliffs, Arcadian mountain pastures, hot springs, endemic black pines and huge natural beech forests are all found there. To protect these special values, a national park (Romania’s largest), a Natura 2000 protected area and component … Mehr / More Romania’s Domogled National Park: Fresh logging in primary forests threatens UNESCO World Heritage Site →
International NGOs condemn the assassination of Romanian foresters and call for action against illegal logging

International NGOs condemn the assassination of Romanian foresters and call for action against illegal logging

A long list of leading non-governmental organizations from Romania and all across Europe sent a letter to the Romanian President Klaus Iohannis today expressing concern about the criminal developments in the Romanian forests and urging action to better protect these valuebale ecosystems. Only recently, two foresters were killed and there is evidence that illegal logging … Mehr / More International NGOs condemn the assassination of Romanian foresters and call for action against illegal logging →
Romania: Complaint by Agent Green stops the destruction of natural forest on Mehedinti Plateau

Romania: Complaint by Agent Green stops the destruction of natural forest on Mehedinti Plateau

Activists from Agent Green were able to stop an illegal road construction through an old growth forest in south western Romania. Big parts of Mehedinti Pleateau Geopark were threatened, and some parts already destroyed, by plans for a controversial road construction. After the submission of a notification by Agent Green, Romanian state forests enterprise Romsilva … Mehr / More Romania: Complaint by Agent Green stops the destruction of natural forest on Mehedinti Plateau →