Environment

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.

 
5 July 2017
Mysterious Siberian Blasts Linked to Climate Change Premium

Smoke, flames and a tremendous bang marked the most recent explosion on the energy-rich Yamal Peninsula.

 
16 May 2017
Russian Volunteers Helping Quell Wildfires Premium

Environmental groups say local authorities need more funding, better training for professional firefighters.

 
kyrgyzstan landslide
1 May 2017
Kyrgyzstan Mourns Victims of Landslide Tragedy Premium
Residents of village nearby heed warnings, escape second slide yesterday.
 
26 April 2017
Poland Mulls Nuclear Power As Compromise for Keeping Coal Plants Premium
Upcoming decision is contingent on costs, which are twice as high as for coal plants.
 
18 April 2017
Putin Joins the Climate Change Deniers Premium

Were his comments just off-the-cuff remarks, or a reflection of a deeper policy change?

By Elizabeth Plantan and Peter Rutland
 
7 April 2017
Persistently Bad Air Earns Bulgaria A Legal Reproof Premium

Country racks up some of the worst air quality stats in the EU, along with other eastern members.

 

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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