Environment

13 September 2018
Poland Slammed for Lack of Progress Against Smog

Government’s pledge to spend billions may not be enough, state audit agency and environmentalists claim. 

 
Pripyat River, Belarus
7 September 2018
Belarusian Ecologists Aim to Scuttle Baltic-Black Sea Waterway

Business groups also oppose the E40 river project, saying Belarus needs more modern transport infrastructure.

 
16 August 2018
Central Asia Braces for Climate Change Shocks Premium

Farmers in the teeming Ferghana Valley are highly vulnerable to the effects of rising temperatures.

 
1 August 2018
How a Turkish Grandmother Turned Green Ambassador Premium

Unlikely activist does her own research into the effects of coal-fired power plants and ends up informing the nation.

By Uygar Gultekin
 
26 July 2018
Mining Dispute Threatens Armenia’s Post-Revolutionary Political Consensus

The controversy pits the grassroots activists who brought a reformist government to power against foreign investors who promise the economic growth Armenia needs. From Eurasianet.

By Bradley Jardine and Grigor Atanesian
 
19 July 2018
Czech Police Holding Suspected Tiger-Part Smugglers Premium

Men accused of killing tigers and other animals bred in captivity as raw material for Chinese medicines.

 
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.

 

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