The forest management operations concerning the Puszcza Białowieska Natura 2000 site that have been undertaken by Poland infringe EU law, said today the EU Court of justice.

In February already,the court’s advocate general Yves Bot had backed the European Commission saying that forestry management decisions made by Poland concerning the Natura 2000 Puszcza Białowieska site violate EU laws.

A UNESCO World Heritage site, Bialowieza, which straddles the border with Belarus, is one of Europe’s...

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