Author: Olena Makarenko
Date of publication: 03/01/2018
Short Summary: The frequent devastating floods in the Carpathian Mountains are a result of rampant deforestation. Ukraine introduced a moratorium on round timber exports, but the European Union insists that it has to be lifted to ensure free trade Meanwhile the illegal deforestation and smuggling of timber goes on at full speed throughout the region.
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