Rising EU Energy Costs Spark Wood Theft
Some 150 cubic meters of roundwood worth €10,400 ($10,388) have been stolen from Estonian private forests in the last ten months, state broadcaster ERR reported this week, citing the State Forest Management Centre (RMK).
At the same time, almost 126 cubic meters of cut and stacked underbrush worth €3,850 ($3,845) have reportedly been stolen from state forests.
The number of thefts has increased, the RMK Chief Forest Officer for the Tartu Region Toomas Haas told the m
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