Environment

21 July 2016
Plitvice Lakes National Park in Danger of Losing World Heritage Status

Unchecked construction and extensive tourism might cost the park its spot on the UNESCO World Heritage List

 
20 July 2016
Anger Grows Over Albanian Plan to Tame Wild River
Governmental plans to generate hydropower from the Vjosa River draw protests from environmentalists, locals.
 
12 July 2016
Mongolian Dam Funding Paused Over Russian Concerns

In a rare show of unity, the Kremlin and environmental groups concur on the risks posed to unique Lake Baikal by the proposed dam.

 
12 July 2016
Still a Mystery: The Tunguska Explosion

Most scientists believe that “the most powerful explosion in documented history,” as the BBC put it, was caused by a meteor or a comet. All agree it left part of Siberia a wasteland.  

 
7 July 2016
Protests Underway at Budapest Park Despite Police Action

Activists and a large proportion of Budapest residents oppose plans to cut down trees in order to make way for costly museum district.

 
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
 

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