The threats

3 main factors threaten the Romanian forests :

For instance, in October 2011,the Romanian minister of environment assumed there was evidence of illegal logging in one of the most famous national parks of Romania, the Retezat park. Some more information (in French).

Besides, according to Romanian environmental group Agent Green, the Ministry of Environment has recently okayed the felling of some 5,000 cubic metres of wood from the Retezat national park, claiming it had been damaged by insects.

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