Illegal logging is still widespread in Romania, despite the public effort to combat it.
A total of 9,444 cases of illegal logging were registered in Romania in 2016, which represents an average of 26 cases per day, according to a Greenpeace Romania report.
Figures show that civil society involvement played an extremely important and unprecedented role in identifying and reporting cases of illegal cuts. The citizens identified over 42% of the total cases of illegal logging, namely 3,986, the report found.
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