Illegal logging in Romania overwhelms authorities

Euractiv | Jun 3, 2020 at 2:46 PM
  • Thousands of hectares have once again been cleared in one of Europe’s last large primeval forests in Romania in recent months.
  • In twenty-five years, tens of thousands of hectares have been cut down illegally in Romania.
  • One of the biggest illegal logging operations in recent years took place near the Ukrainian border, where according to a 2018 Greenpeace report, half of the illegal logging originates.