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Forest regeneration felling or why the forest industry repeats its old mistakes?

A year ago, International charitable organization “Environment-People-Law” wrote about a new scheme of legal felling of protected forests – forest regeneration felling. Unfortunately, the leadership of the State Agency of Forest Resources of Ukraine has not made any conclusions regarding the situation around sanitary felling and instead of making order with forest regeneration felling it…

screenshot_1 Saving forests

15 % of the territory of Ukraine is covered by forests, which produce oxygen, clean air and water, and regulate microclimate. Forests also are a habitat for many rare plants and animals. Every fifth species of animals and every eighth species of plants from the Red Data Book of Ukraine disappear because of the forest…

image0117_01 National Parks and Reserves VS Ministry of Defence: Results 2016

One of the most complex and new problems in conservation that gained weight in 2016, was the unauthorized exploitation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine territories nature reserve fund (NRF) for military purposes. Cases of Oleshkivski sand and steppe Tarutynskym scandal giving place unless the tragedy at Hrybovytskomu smittyezhvalyschi in Lviv. Hundreds of publications in…

ekologichna-bezpeka-viy-skovoi-diyalnosti The Corruption

Corruption and misapplication in a field of environment protection. The victory of the Revolution of dignity did not lead to the solution of the corruption problem. Nowadays, most of executive positions in the central government and the environment protection departments are overwhelmed with the people that are disgraced with corruption scandals. The state budget is…

ges Hydroelectric power plants

1.1 The damage to the environment during the construction and operation of hydroelectric power plants 1.2 Most rivers in Ukraine from the Soviet era are regulated and basically are a cascade of ponds. In recent years the construction of small hydropower plants on not regulated rivers has been intensified, primarily in the Carpathian region. Also,…

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