Environment

4 June 2018
Contaminated Aral Sea Salt Causes Havoc Premium

An unusual storm made breathing difficult and raised fears of crop damage as dust and salt from the desiccated Aral Sea spread over hundreds of kilometers.

 
1 June 2018
Romania Busts Big Illegal Logging Ring Premium

Austrian company, government agencies suspected of involvement in long-running operation in Carpathian mountains.

 
11 May 2018
Moscow Region Chokes on Noxious Landfill Fumes Premium

Two officials face charges in one town as protests against bad air from other dumps run on.

 
1 May 2018
Russia Launches First Floating Nuclear Plant Premium

Intended to power a remote Arctic port, vessel sets off amid concern from Baltic countries, environmentalists.

 
26 April 2018
Is Poland Finally Getting Serious About Pollution? Premium

Warsaw pledges to spend billions on cleaner homes and vehicles.

 
20 April 2018
Fears of Radiation Leak From Flooded Ukraine Mine Premium

Kyiv and Washington are calling on Ukrainian separatists not to stop the pumps in a mine where a small nuclear bomb was detonated in 1979.

 
27 March 2018
Can’t See the Georgian Forest for the Trees Premium

Jokes can be serious business here, as an incident involving a television anchor, Orthodox zealots, and the country’s richest person reveals.

 
13 March 2018
Misplaced Praise Premium

U.S. support of coal in Kosovo contradicts future health and prosperity.

By Noah Kittner and Daniel M. Kammen
 
15 February 2018
Kazakhstan, China Dip Toes Into Transborder Water Issues Premium

Negotiations underline the quandary of distributing Central Asia’s vast water resources fairly.

 
12 February 2018
German MEP Could Become ‘Persona Non Grata’ in Bulgaria Premium

Coalition partner says ‘green jihadist’ should be kicked out of the country for interfering in domestic affairs.

 

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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.

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