Environment

1 November 2017
Environmental Costs Mar Mongolia’s Rapid Modernization Premium
The cold season is upon Ulaanbaatar and fears of a sky polluted by ash and dust surface again.
 
21 September 2017
Albania’s Waste Problem Rears Its Head Premium

Many countries would be glad to rid themselves of waste, but Prime Minister Rama says the country needs to import the stuff.

 
8 September 2017
'How Can I Not Go Into the Forest?'

Poaching in the Chernobyl zone continues, and it’s not hard to see why. From Euroradio.

 
4 September 2017
Slovenian Rooftops Are Buzzing With Life Premium

Trend of urban beekeeping is on the rise in Ljubljana, whose green credentials make it perfect for the production of high-quality honey. 

 
30 August 2017
Caspian Sea Shrinking at Alarming Rate, Scientists Say Premium

Rising temperatures linked to climate change are most likely responsible for steadily falling water levels in the Caspian Sea, a new study contends.

 
4 August 2017
Estonian Bogs Return to the Wild Premium

A project to restore large tracts of dried-out bog could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

 
31 July 2017
EU Court Orders Halt to Bialowieza Logging Premium

Poland is pushing back on two fronts against what it calls the European Union’s unjustified interference in its internal affairs.

 
6 July 2017
Artists and Activists Demand End to Illegal Logging in Romania Premium

Several large European firms will stop buying timber from Austrian company accused of  turning a blind eye to illegal logging.

 

TOL PROMOTION

--  Announcement: Debunking Disinformation: A Training Program for Czech Journalism Students - Become An Expert Fact Checker and Hoax Buster!

 

Date: March 12, 2018 – July 1, 2018

The course is for free and TOL will cover all travel expenses for attendees. Applicants should be from a master’s program (or in the final years of their studies), either in journalism or media studies, or other relevant fields such as political science, security studies, international relations or other. One of the main selection criteria will be a proven motivation to use the acquired skills in practice. While much of the instruction will be in Czech, fluent English is a requirement.

 

Apply or check our website for more info. Deadline is January 31, 2018.

Support is provided by the U.S. Embassy in Prague.


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Moldovan diaries

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. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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