EPL: Events and Announcements
26 July 2016
The army has to come to the aid of national parks (video)Just to remind that recently there was made a decision about the need to wothdraw the Armed Forces of Ukraine from the territory of the National Park "Oleshkivski Sands"1, where since October 2015 unauthorized military exercises had taken place.2 After the beginning of the armed conflict this decision was the first important step of the Ukrainian army to protect nature.
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.
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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.