An initiative powered by Alwaleed Philanthopies.
0
%

Gain access to deforestation reports detailing causes, effects, and trends in your chosen country.

From 2001 to 2022, Romania lost 407kha of tree cover, equivalent to a -1.5% net decrease in tree cover since 2001.

In Romania from 2001 to 2022, 407kha of tree cover loss occurred in areas where the dominant drivers of loss resulted in deforestation.

In Romania, the top 5 regions were responsible for 41.7% of all tree cover loss between 2001 and 2022. Sălaj had the most tree cover loss at 61.2kha compared to an average of 9.7 kha.

Sălaj61.2kha
Harghita40.7kha
Maramureș27.0kha
Constanța20.6kha
Argeș20.2kha
From 2000 to 2020, Romania experienced a net change of 118.2 kha (1.46%) in tree cover.
  • The loss total is different from annual tree cover loss, as this data was created using a different method and forest definition. For gross or annual loss information, please see the tree cover loss widget.
  • Would you like to help us understand how to present this data in more helpful ways? Click here to fill out a survey
  • Disturbance represents areas that experienced both loss and gain between 2000 and 2020
From 2000 to 2020, Romania gained 223.9 kha of tree cover equal to 0.17% of the global total.
Russia37.2Mha
Canada17.0Mha
United States14.0Mha
Brazil8.1Mha
China6.7Mha
Weekly Fire Alerts In Romania
Weekly Fire Alerts In Romania
In Romania the peak fire season typically occurs in July. There were 130 VIIRS fire alerts reported between 26 Feb 2023 and 19 Nov 2023 considering high confidence alerts only.
Cumulative Fire Alerts In Romania Compared to Other Areas
Cumulative Fire Alerts In Romania Compared to Other Areas
In Romania there have been 130 VIIRS fire alerts reported so far in 2023 considering high confidence alerts only. This total is high compared to the total for previous years going back to 2023. The most fires recorded in a year was 2012, with 934.

Between 26 Feb 2023 and 19 Nov 2023 Romania experienced a total of 6,619 VIIRS fire alerts (high confidence).

Romania Grapples with Fresh Fire Incidents in Botoșani County Amid Forest Cover Dynamics

A global action, for a global challenge.
Our mission to equip you with the information you need to rally local communities for environmental change. Register your information to receive updates for your area.
Get Customized Deforestation Report.