Romania amends 2015-2030 transport plan to protect animals

The government of Romania has included environmental protections drafted by the global conservation group WWF, or World Wildlife Fund, in the most recent Romanian Transportation Master Plan.

Under the new plan, future projects will consider routes that avoid negative impact on all types of protected areas in Romania, including Natura 2000 sites. Natura 2000, an EU-wide network of nature protection areas, is the centerpiece of the European Union’s nature and biodiversity policy.

The consideration will also extend to areas that are not formally protected, if they are inhabited by endangered species. []

Keep on reading this article by Environment News Service.

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