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Wild Transylvania

By Paul White I have a long standing personal interest in Romanian rural ecology, studying how people interact with their environment and what effect these activities have on local flora and fauna. I spend...

Dispatches from Deutschland and the Darkness

By David McLean Shoup Next month will be a critical time for Romanian collective memory. Some will celebrate the anniversary of the Romanian Revolution with joyous revelry. For others, the last weeks of Dec...

‘Tis the Season to Save Forests

By Adriana Trocea, World Wildlife Fund There’s probably no better season to enjoy forests in Romania than Autumn. Hop on a train and, no matter where you are, you’ll soon pass by a forest dressed in the war...

Looking to the Germans for Grüne Living Tips

By David McLean Shoup Romania’s rotating term in the European Union Presidency has come to an end, but now is as good a time as ever for Romanians to look to its brothers and sisters in the EU for inspirati...

Bison are Thriving in the Southern Carpathians

By Bianca Stefanut, Senior Communications Officer WWF Romania The Southern Carpathians are home to one of the last wilderness strongholds of Europe. The landscape is varied, from virgin forests declared UNE...

OZB Presents: From Dusk ’til Dawn in Vama Veche

Once a tiny village nestled between the Romanian and Bulgarian borders, Vama Veche is today a household name to mean debaucherous beach parties featuring a diverse cast of international characters and all arou...

Wild Romanian Wilderness

By Ioana Cenusa The Carpathian Mountains form some of the largest contiguous forests on the continent with the highest percentage of virgin woodlands. They contain an extraordinarily high number of species...

SMARTER For Families leads the way to GREEN FINANCE

By Rodica Purcel The current socio-economic global environment exerts a lot of pressure on the natural environment, threatening our planet’s limited resources. The need for more green investments is now. On...

Historic Valley Reborn

The Jiu Valley, Romania’s former largest coal mining area, is now defined by wonderful landscapes, an exceptional river basin, and ancient history and culture. Jiu Valley is an academic center with a techni...