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Call on EU Summit in Sibiu: Fight ecosystem crisis, save Romania’s forest treasure

Call on EU Summit in Sibiu: Fight ecosystem crisis, save Romania’s forest treasure

In an open letter, EuroNatur and AgentGreen call on EU leaders to comprehensively protect old growth forests in Romania. ++ Final Conference of the World Biodiversity Council confirms the seriousness of the threats from global biodiversity and ecosystem destruction ++ One of the most urgent measures is the protection of old forests ++ EuroNatur and … Mehr / More Call on EU Summit in Sibiu: Fight ecosystem crisis, save Romania’s forest treasure →
NGOs challenge the Romanian Government at Aarhus Convention and EU Commission over forest logging disaster

NGOs challenge the Romanian Government at Aarhus Convention and EU Commission over forest logging disaster

Brasov, Romania (April 8, 2019) – Today, in a press conference held in Brasov next to the Conference of EU Nature Directors, the forest lawyer of Agent Green announced the launch of complaints against the Romanian government due to strong evidence of legal breaches of EU legislation in relation to the ongoing logging disaster in … Mehr / More NGOs challenge the Romanian Government at Aarhus Convention and EU Commission over forest logging disaster →
Romanian EU Presidency 2019: Eyes on Romania – and the virgin forest destruction

Romanian EU Presidency 2019: Eyes on Romania – and the virgin forest destruction

EuroNatur and Agent Green call on Romania and EU to turn ignorance into action. Counter shows forest destruction in real time. Romania is hosting the Presidency of the EU Council until 30th of June – for the first time since its EU accession. EuroNatur Foundation and Agent Green take this opportunity to draw international attention … Mehr / More Romanian EU Presidency 2019: Eyes on Romania – and the virgin forest destruction →
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 →