Environment

24 June 2016
Prague May Get Driverless Buses

If all goes according to plan, residents of the Czech capital might soon be surprised to enter city buses without anyone behind the wheel.

 
26 May 2016
Ancient Forest Axed in Poland Premium
Officials say the operation aims to prevent “forest degradation,” while activists counter with charges of violating EU law for ulterior motives.
 
23 May 2016
A Fishy Czech Dispute Premium

Carp fanatics face off against Czech Republic’s most famous fisherman.

 
10 May 2016
Jumping Fish in Latvia Premium

In an annual rite of spring, thousands of spawning fish are attempting to jump over the country’s famous waterfall Venta Rapid.

 
27 April 2016
A Family Reflects on the Chernobyl Disaster Premium

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.

 

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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

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