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screen-shot-2018-11-06-at-9-36-10-am “Lisproekt” and “Liszakhyst” enterprises need budget funding and independence from the State Agency of Forest Resources of Ukraine (SAFRU)!

In recent months, state leaders have repeatedly demanded to punish the perpetrators guilty of illegal forest logging and “save Ukrainian forests.” In particular, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Hroisman ordered to conduct full inspections of all forestry companies to focus on their compliance with the law. According to EPL, no inspections can correct the…

imag021018_4 Why forest certification does not work properly in Ukraine?

FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) is a non-governmental non-commercial member organization, founded in 1993 by a group of nature conservation organizations, forestry enterprises, traders and forestry trade unions. The primary goal was to protect tropical forests from intensive logging. Nowadays FSC Forest Management Standard is widely spread among the world. Obtaining FSC Certificate enables enterprises to…

imag020418_5 EPL asks the Ministry of Environment to prevent massive forest felling in the national reserve “Vorotniv”

As it became known to EPL from the web-site of the Volyn Oblast State Forest and Hunting Administration, on March 15, 2018, the list of measures to improve the sanitary state of forests in Vorotniv Forestry and the State Enterprise “Kivertsi Forestry” was approved. The list of forest felling in “Vorotniv” reserve The area where…

im210617_02 Illegal forest logging in Tsumanska Pushcha as a result of bureaucratic “ping-pong’

EPL continues to study the situation with forestry management within protected areas. As a result of this study we discovered facts indicating that, despite the statements of the forestry authorities, on-site unscrupulous forest management units continue to use all opportunities to log maximum amount of forest within protected areas. This time “the hero” became one…

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