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big_54384889450 Ukrainian dolphin is unhappy dolphin

19 February is the World Day of Sea Mammals Protection. Ukraine has also habitats of mammals. There are three types of cetaceans in Ukrainian territorial waters – bottlenose dolphins, porpoises and azov dolphins. All of them are on the Red Species List of Ukraine and International agreement on the conservation of cetaceans.1 But are these…

pzf In 2015 in Ukraine less than 3% of the planned protected areas have been actually created

Despite the fact that the Strategy of regional development of Ukraine envisages expansion of the network of protected areas, during 2015 only in 10 regions of Ukraine decisions about creation of protected areas were adopted. Moreover, one protected object was created by the Ordinance of the President of Ukraine. EPL environmentalists analyzed the process of…

Oleshk Full-scale military training was held in the national natural park “Oleshkivski Sands”

As known earlier, in October 2015 the territory of Kozachelaherska arena of Nizhniodniprovskiy (Oleshkivski) sands was entered by military troops. Military armed forces in fact illegally seized the territory, including the part that borders on the national natural park “Oleshkivski sands.” Information about this fact was disseminated by administration of the national natural park via…

The scandal land lot in the Chernechyi forest was allocated for construction by University

One of the most loud land scandals during the last two years is construction in Chernechyi forest in Kyiv region. On the lands of the National University of Biological Resources and Nature Use of Ukraine, 9.8 ha of the ancient oak-wood was allocated for construction of elite cottages by including part of the forest to…

world_wetlands_day-700x336 World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day was celebrated for the first time in 1997 to mark the date of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of international importance (hereinafter – the Ramsar Convention). The Ramsar Convention was signed on 2 February 1971 in the city Ramsar (Iran) and is focused on environments important for habitats of water…

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