Romania lost forests for more than €5 billion over the last 11 years

The total volume of illegal deforestation at the state and private forests in 1990-2011 covers the area of more than 366 thousand hectares; 80 million cubic meters of wood were cut down, amounting to €5 billion, says the Chamber of Accounts auditor report «Forestry situation in Romania in 1990-2012».

In the period under analysis the illegal deforestation was committed in many cases due to abuse and misuse by the forestry staff.

Information from Black Sea News.


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