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World Wide Fund Romania: Forests on half a million hectares could be cut at any time. We will need EUR 5bn and 500 years to replace them

World Wide Fund Romania warns that hundreds of thousands of hectares of Romanian forests could be cut at any time, with no legal consequence. The fund says in a release on Tuesday that, although lots of patches of forest look ...

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Over 65 institutions in Bucharest, countrywide join the Earth Hour event

Romania is marking the Earth Hour on Saturday evening. Tens of state and private institutions will join the campaign, switching off lights between 20:30 and 21:30. In Bucharest, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is organizing an event in Izvor ...

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The only orphanage for bear cubs in Europe faces closure. How can it be saved?

The only orphan bear station in Europe, located in Hășmaș mountains, Harghita (central Romania) loses its financing and risks closure after two of its partners informed they are not going to renew their supporting contracts. The orphanage stretches on a ...

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EC opens infringement case against Romania over micro hydropower plants in Fagaras Mountains

The European Commission is opening a new infringement case against Romania due to some micro hydropower plants projects initiated on Dejani-Lupsa and Vistisoara rivers located on the nothern flank of Faragars mountains, WWF-Romania says. According to a press release sent ...

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Survey: Romanian organic fruit and veggies, ignored by retailers

None of the major retailers in Romania commercializes autochthonous organic fruits and vegetables, and there is just one brand of organic milk on the shelves of supermarkets and hypermarkets, so the support of these products stays at declarative level, according ...

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