EPL: Events and Announcements
21 July 2016
Environmentalists and the military decided where to move the polygon from Oleshkivski sandsAs we reported earlier1, after appeal of 200 nature conservationists2, on July 12, 2016 the Ministry of Environment of Ukraine hosted the interdepartmental meeting devoted to unauthorized use by the Ukrainian Army of the territory of the National Park "Oleshkivski sands." As a result of the discussion the participants found common ground and have agreed to:
11 July 2016
Lost objects and territories of natural reserve fund (1968-2016): Kyiv regionWe continue analyzing the losses of natural reserve fund of Ukraine. Next is Kyiv region. Here we have identified the largest number of cases of cancellation of the protected status of the areas with the aim to enable tree cutting.
01 July 2016
What made the State Agency of Geology and Minerals disclose non-secret permit?On June 29, 2016, EPL eventually received from the State Agency of Geology and Mineral Resources of Ukraine a special permit for subsoil use issued to the company "Shell Exploration and Production Ukraine Investment (IV) BV" and "Nadra Yuzivska" Ltd within implementation of the product sharing agreement for hydrocarbons to be extracted within Yuzivska area.
Environmental News from the World
The Bramble Cay melomys has become the first mammal believed to go extinct entirely due to climate change impacts. Photograph: Queensland Government Jeremy Hance
EPL (formerly Ecopravo-lviv) is a nongovernmental international organization, created in 1994 in order to provide assistance to individuals and legal persons in the protection of environmental rights, to promote the development of the environment protection, environmental education, science and culture.