EIA Announces Romania’s Creation of Revolutionary Public Access in New Online Wood Tracking System

WASHINGTON–Romania’s Ministry of the Environment today released a new website allowing real-time tracking of all timber transports across the country. This new map-based interface, “Forest Inspector,” represents a groundbreaking approach by the government to involve its citizens in the fight against illegal logging – a pervasive problem which continues to threaten the country’s valuable forests, among Europe’s oldest and most pristine. [Read more…]