Forests — latest ecology news

260 hectares of forests and swamps are to be destroyed for mining in Rivne region
260 hectares of forests and swamps are to be destroyed for mining in Rivne region

The Ministry of Environment did not approve mining at the "Mak" deposit

Forestry managers will be forced to pay for illegal logging out of their own pockets
Forestry managers will be forced to pay for illegal logging out of their own pockets

The State Forestry Agency has already developed a comprehensive road map for detinization of the market

The agenda of the EcoCommittee for December 20
The agenda of the EcoCommittee for December 20

People's deputies will consider the problem of illegal logging in Volodymyretsk community

The Belychansky reserve forest is being massively cut down near Kyiv
The Belychansky reserve forest is being massively cut down near Kyiv

They probably also want to build a road in the forest

A large-scale forest scheme worth millions of hryvnias was revealed in Kharkiv region
A large-scale forest scheme worth millions of hryvnias was revealed in Kharkiv region

More than 5,000 storage meters of wood were seized from violators

Great Britain will help restore the forests and reserves of Ukraine damaged by the war
Great Britain will help restore the forests and reserves of Ukraine damaged by the war

It will take 80 years to restore the burnt forests of Ukraine

200 kg of amber seized from Rivne region deputy and his accomplices – black diggers
200 kg of amber seized from Rivne region deputy and his accomplices – black diggers

Amber was mined in the Rivne Reserve and the Klesiv Forest with the help of environmentally hazardous soil leaching

Customs officers prevented the export of illegal timber worth UAH 6 million per year in Transcarpathia
Customs officers prevented the export of illegal timber worth UAH 6 million per year in Transcarpathia

In 11 months of 2023, customs officers seized more than 550 cubic meters of wood and 1,680 kg of fuel briquettes

A scheme to steal wood from state forest farms worth millions of hryvnias was revealed in Volyn
A scheme to steal wood from state forest farms worth millions of hryvnias was revealed in Volyn

Law enforcement officers are investigating a criminal case of illegal logging and seizure of state property

All forestry directors fired in Rivne region due to corruption
All forestry directors fired in Rivne region due to corruption

Personnel purges were announced after the deputy director of the regional forest office was exposed for illegal enrichment of UAH 150 million

4 kg of gold was seized from the deputy director of "Forests of Ukraine" during searches: all the details
4 kg of gold was seized from the deputy director of "Forests of Ukraine" during searches: all the details

The official was found with 3 luxury cars and plots with cottage buildings

Environmentalists accused foresters of destroying the population of a rare plant
Environmentalists accused foresters of destroying the population of a rare plant

Destruction of populations of rare red-listed plants during felling has become a very widespread phenomenon