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Illegal logging in Romanian forests up by 32% last year, Greenpeace report says

12,487 cases of illegal logging were identified nationwide in 2017, i.e. an average of 34 cases/day, representing a 32% increase compared to the previous year, shows the „Illegal logging in Romanian forest” 2017 report by Greenpeace. An analysis of the ...

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Romania posts a historic first, becoming net logging importer

2017 was extremely agitated for the domestic forestry sector, amid important changes in legislation, as well as aggressive increases of wood prices, Romania becoming – for the first time – a net importer of logs, digi24.ro informs, quoting Mediafax. The ...

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IKEA has cut 55,000 cubic meters of the forests bought in Romania

The Swedish group IKEA, controlled by billionaire Ingvar Kamprad, has cut 55,000 cubic meters of wood from Romanian forests, in the first year after the acquisition of 33,600 hectares of forest, which is less than half the amount permitted by ...

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