The appeal to the President of Ukraine about the fate and role of Ukrainian wildlife after the end of the war

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi About the fate and role of Ukrainian wildlife after the end of the war The nature of Ukraine is an invaluable heritage of our state. The state of wildlife determines the quality of life of people, and its violation leads to natural disasters (floods, droughts, dust storms, etc.), which cause…

THE POST-WAR FATE OF THE WORLD’S PROTECTED AREAS: CONSERVATION WITH BENEFITS FOR PEOPLE, THE STATE AND NATURE

The national parks of the world, in addition to nature, preserve the history of wars, repressions and the struggle for independence. After the end of hostilities, the governments of many countries and the citizens themselves seek to preserve natural areas as valuable ecosystems, places of recreation and memory. Is it possible and should this practice…

The border with the aggressor countries should be the part of the nature reserve fund!

Can the border strip be coordinated with the territories of the nature reserve fund? Can this strip itself become a protected area? Strengthening the protection of Ukraine’s state border with aggressor countries and consideration of draft law 7475 made this topic more than relevant. Strengthening the state border is directly related to nature protection, because…

News from Ukrainian forests Issue #2, 08.08.2022

Contacts: Yehor Hrynyk, “Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group”, [email protected]   War in Ukraine continues. Initiatives endangering forests only gather pace! ____  Ukraine Recovery Conference (URC 2022) in Lugano: was there a place for forests? Ukraine Recovery Conference (URC 2022) took place on 4-5 July in Lugano, Switzerland. Over 1000 participants attended the event, including high officials…

How SGS helps Russia wage the war?

Since the beginning of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, many firms and organizations from civilized countries have stopped their work in Russia, despite great financial losses. Unfortunately, the other part was left to work. Thereby helping the economy of the aggressor to earn money on waging war and on missile strikes on Ukrainian cities. One such…

Ban russian logging and woodworking!

In April, the EU imposed sanctions on the import of Russian and Belarusian wood and most of its products, which caused significant economic losses to the aggressor countries. Similar sanctions were introduced by Japan, the USA and a number of other civilized countries. Unfortunately, these prohibitions do not apply to all wood products. Also, a…