Ministry of Environment presented our application for biodiversity protection “Biodiversity Viewer”!

Not only biologists need information about the distribution of biological species. This knowledge is necessary for the establishment of protected areas, planning of forestry activities, preparation of EIA reports, and urban planning documentation. However, it is not easy to find such data in the public domain. Their largest hub is the global biodiversity database GBIF,…

We call on the US Government to include a ban on timber imports from Russia in the new sanctions package!

Leading Ukrainian environmental NGOs have appealed to the US Government to include a ban on timber imports from Russia in the new sanctions package announced by President Biden. The text of the letter is below:   Expansion of US sanctions to Russian timber imports Dear Under-Secretary Nelson We, leading Ukrainian environmental NGOs, are writing to…

We report for 2023

During 2023, we created protected areas, detected cases of damage to the nature reserve fund (NRF), opposed projects and plans harmful to nature. What did we achieve this year? Nature reserve fund We prepared applications on the establishment of 78 new objects of NRF (including three new national parks) in 14 regions with a total…

What happens to the protection of the “rear” biodiversity during the war?

Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine leads to the destruction of nature. Thousands of hectares of destroyed forests and steppes, the drained Kakhov reservoir, the mass death of domestic and wild animals – footage of these environmental crimes flew around the world. However, the impact of the war on Ukraine’s biodiversity goes far beyond the regions…

The “Kamianska Sich” National Nature Park has finally acquired the off-road vehicle they needed for their work!

The total cost, including expenses for delivery from Romania, repairs, and new tires, came out to just over 320,000 UAH. The vehicle is in good technical condition, so we are confident it will serve the park for many years: for anti-poaching raids, scientific expeditions, and humanitarian aid deliveries. The Kamianska Sich area was twice crossed…