Timber mafia and deforestation in Romania

By , , |February 18th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Virgin forests in Central-Eastern Europe are the last remaining ones on the continent, yet they are being mercilessly torn down. Part of this multi-billion euro industry is a mafia-like system that stretches all the way from Romania to Ukraine. Austrian timber companies are right at the heart of it.

How European parties seek to influence public opinion

By , |May 27th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Climate, the economy and ­– immigration. The candidates and parties standing in the European Parliament election are spending millions of euros on election advertising on Facebook. We have checked the contents of around 35,000 adverts from five different countries.