“We do not have the right to move away from the principle of sustainable forest management. Which means not taking more resources from the forest than can be regenerated in the same period,” said Yuriy Bolokhovets, Head of the State Forest Resources Agency.

The need for alternative fuel during the war has increased several times. Only Donetsk region, where the destruction of infrastructure is the biggest, needs more than 700 thousand cubic metres. Mykolaiv Region – more than 400 thousand cubic metres. Odesa region – more than 300 thousand cubic metres.

About how to increase firewood production without damaging forests, see the following link https://www.epravda.com.ua/columns/2022/07/25/689559/.

Source: State Forest Resources Agency of Ukraine