Wild Carpathia

Beautiful, bewildering, pristine, virgin, untouched, mesmerizing. These are only some of the words that characterise Romania’s Carpathian region. Probably the best way to describe this green pocket of Europe is through its wild habitat. It is a place where a diverse array of fauna and flora can be observed, along with the traditional rural Romanian … Read moreWild Carpathia

The battle for Europe’s last virgin forests: screening and panel discussion

The Romanian Cultural Centre in London (RCC) in collaboration with Environmental and Social Change (ESC) invite you to an evening of special screenings, photography and discussions about Europe’s last virgin forests threatened by intensive logging. Come join the debate and the quest for a sustainable future. Romania is home to Europe’s largest pristine forest. In 2002, Austrian company … Read moreThe battle for Europe’s last virgin forests: screening and panel discussion

The tale of Holzindustrie and and the massive loss of virgin forests in Romania

Romania is home to Europe’s largest areas of pristine forest. For how long, we’re wondering. An old Romanian saying goes like this: “the forest is so dense, it’s falling on us”. Well, not anymore. In 2002 Holzindustrie Schweighofer, an Austrian company, opened its first wood processing factory in Romania. It was followed by another one … Read moreThe tale of Holzindustrie and and the massive loss of virgin forests in Romania