EPL: Events and Announcements
23 October 2016
On 21 October, the round table discussion entitled “Sustainable management of forests to overcome corruption” was heldThe round table was attended by the leadership of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources of Lviv Regional State Administration, Lviv Regional Forest and Hunting Administration, State Environmental Inspectorate in Lviv region, state enterprise "Halsillis", representatives of the Prosecutor’s Office in Lviv region, State Specialized Forest Protection Enterprise "Lvivlisozahyst", scientists of the Institute of Ecology of the Carpathians, the National Forestry University of Ukraine, representatives of NGOs.
19 October 2016
Volunteer trip to the regional landscape park "Kramatorskyi"On 22-23 October, International charitable organization "Environment-People-Law" (EPL) and "Ekomah" NGO ( Luhansk) organize volunteers to visit the regional landscape park (RLP) “Kramatorskyi” (Donetsk region).
19 October 2016
Announcement: "Sustainable forest management as a way of combating corruption"The issue of deforestation, particularly in the Carpathian region, in 2016 became top issue for environmental articles, radio and TV programs. EPL invites journalists, community activists, and everyone who is interested in the topic of forest management to the round table "Sustainable forest management as a way to fight corruption".
Environmental News from the World
A lover of aromatic plants, the Rosemary beetle (Chrysolina Americana) enjoys a varied diet, including lavender. Photograph: Hoberman Collection/UIG via Getty Images Paul Brown
If you discover your favourite aromatic plants and herbs are looking chewed this autumn the culprit is almost certainly the rosemary beetle (Chrysolina Americana), an unwelcome new addition to the UK’s gardens – thanks to climate change.
From Kartik Dhara’s home, the trucks at the top of the garbage mountain look like the toys he sees city children playing with on his rounds of Kolkata. A garbage truck driver in the eastern Indian city, Dhara can’t afford to buy toys for his own children, but he often finds discarded ones where he unloads rubbish every day. “You can find everything there,” he says.
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.