Environment

27 April 2016
A Family Reflects on the Chernobyl Disaster

Three generations explain how their lives were transformed by the nuclear explosion in 1986. From The Guardian.

By Olga Tsvetkova
 
30 March 2016
Poland Gives Go-Ahead To Controversial Logging Program Premium

The plans to allow large-scale logging in the Bialowieza forest are likely to put the country on a collision course with environmentalists and the European Union.

 
25 March 2016
Cleaning Up Eastern Europe’s Radioactive Legacy Premium
Romanian and Czech authorities are failing to ensure the safety of former uranium miners and other people exposed to contamination, an investigation claims.
 
16 March 2016
Przewalski's Horses Headed to Russia, Mongolia Premium

European breeding programs are helping keep the critically endangered wild horse from extinction.

 
9 March 2016
Chernobyl Still a Hazardous Wasteland, Greenpeace Says Premium

Strontium-90 levels have actually risen, posing a danger to people living near the devastated nuclear plant.

 
1 March 2016
Rare Slovenian Cave Dweller Expects Offspring Premium

The pink salamander’s reproductive habits have captivated scientists and Postojna Cave tourists.

 

9 February 2016
Zagreb Mulls Green Energy Future Premium

New government indicates coal will take a back seat to less carbon-intensive fuels in line with EU policy.

 
8 February 2016
Albanian Lawmakers Pass Logging Ban Premium

Illegal and legal logging may have destroyed more than half the country’s forests since 1990, environmentalists say.

 

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