Romanian president Klaus Iohannis joined a cleanup event on Tuesday, September 11, which was carried out in the Cernica forest near Bucharest. Together with...

Romanian Govt. changes rules for environment authorizations

Romania’s Government adopted an emergency ordinance that changes the rules for granting environment authorizations. Thus, the environment authorizations will no longer have a limited validity...

First gas station in Romania powered by renewable sources

Rompetrol Downstream, the retail division of the KMG International Group, announced that it has completed the fitting of the first Rompetrol gas station with...

Romania’s timber industry dismisses environmental organization’s negative report

State company Romsilva, which manages about half of Romania’s forests, and local timber producers dismissed the report presented by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)...

First stork nests discovered in Bucharest

Two nests of white storks were recently discovered in Bucharest, according to the Romanian Ornithological Society (SOR). It’s the first time when stork nests...

Green Group to install selective collection systems for recyclable waste in Bucharest

Green Group has received approval from the general mayor of Bucharest to install the first five systems of selective collection for recyclable waste in...

EIA: Biggest timber producer in Romania continues to use logs from national parks

Austrian timber giant Holzindustrie Schweighofer is still sourcing timber from Romania’s national parks, despite public pledges that it stopped such operations, according to a...

Romanian Govt. approves ordinance to encourage recycling

Romania’s Government adopted on Tuesday, July 17, an emergency ordinance on packaging waste management that aims to encourage the recycling of reusable packaging. One of...

Romanian police officers find two deer, fox illegally held in captivity

Police officers from Timis county, in Western Romania, carried out several searches on Monday, July 16, at the homes of suspected poachers and people...

videoRare appearance in local forests: Wildcat filmed in South-Western Romania

A wildcat was recently spotted in the forests of Caras-Severin county in South-Western Romania. A video showing the animal walking through the forest was posted...

Kaufland and Lidl Romania announce strategy to reduce plastic use

Discount networks Kaufland and Lidl, which are part of German group Schwarz, will take actions against plastic use aiming to reduce the quantity of...

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