The infestation is but one symptom of a pestilence spreading across the northern hemisphere.
But the Smog Free Tower is unlikely to solve Poland’s pollution problem, caused by its heavy reliance on coal.
As heating is turned up to beat the mid-winter cold, the Balkan peninsula is grappling with a well-known foe: suffocating levels of air pollution.
Campaign to protect UNESCO heritage area finds support in Sofia and cities throughout Bulgaria.
The five Caspian states will (probably) sit down to resolve the sea’s status next spring, although Iran may (possibly) raise difficulties.
Source of radioactive cloud that spread as far as France in September has not yet been identified.
Although no longer endangered, snow leopards remain on the list of threatened species.
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