Pollution of the Bug estuary following damage to Mykolaiv’s main wastewater treatment facility

The war in Ukraine has seen attacks on or disruption to wastewater treatment infrastructure in Rubizhne, Chernihiv, Skadovsk, Sloviansk, Mariupol, Siverodonetsk, Lysychansk, Popasna, Mykolaiv, Vasylivka, and likely elsewhere. Eleven separate attacks on water facilities were reported on one day alone, April 19th. These included damage to, and/or the de-energisation of filter stations, pumping stations, and…

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…

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…