We call on the EU and other countries to expand sanctions against Russian and Belarusian wood!

The recently published investigation by the British NGO Earthsight reveals shocking facts – the largest EU furniture retailers continue to buy furniture produced in Belarus. And it’s not just any furniture. According to the investigation, penal colonies are among the largest furniture producers in Belarus. Earthsight has managed to collect a lot of evidence that…

What are the de-occupied objects of the nature reserve fund of Kherson and Mykolaiv Region?

Together with all Ukrainians, we congratulate the incredible successes of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Kherson region! The fact that the protected territories of the right-bank part of the Kherson region and the south-eastern part of the Mykolaiv region have been freed from the occupiers is also incredibly pleasing!   What valuable protected areas…

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…