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Kerch Bridge will destroy the Sea of ​​Azov

Theme №1 in the “Crimean issue” during the last two years is the construction of a bridge across the Kerch Strait, which aims to connect Russia with the annexed Crimean peninsula. Most of the discussions around this undoubtedly important issue are turning around political consequences, or are like dragging a rope guessing whether “they will…

soils Vitally important resources in the ATO zone are dangerous for life and health. Part 3: soil

EPL continues to follow the latest results of the monitoring of the environment in Eastern Ukraine. Unfortunately, such monitoring is now possible only in the liberated territory. According to Sanitary Epidemiological Service, inspections of soil were conducted by sanitary-chemical and bacteriological parameters. In the Donetsk region the proportion of samples which revealed deviations from the…

privatna1 Forest is cut near the front line where a national park should be created

In 2014, Ukraine experienced an unprecedented case of cancellation of a national natural park. As a result of an unlawful court decision, there was cancelled the Ordinance of the President of Ukraine about creation of the national natural park “Siversko-Donetskyi” near Kreminna town, which was the only national natural park in Luhansk region. This park…

foto3103 Putin’s agents appropriated results of studies performed by Ukrainian environmental researchers

Last year lawyers and environmentalists of EPL conducted a study of environmental consequences of military actions in Donbas. Representatives of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation presented these studies as their own achievements. In February 2016, in the territory of so-called “Donetsk People’s Republic” there was held a constituent conference devoted to environmental issues…

000 ATO territory after the war will require large-scale reclamation

The war in eastern Ukraine causes massive abuse of the soil cover. Shell explosions, passage of heavy equipment and construction of various fortifications lead to considerable damage to soil and vegetation both on natural areas and in the agricultural land. The consequences of violations are erosion and reduced soil fertility, contamination of soil and groundwater,…

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