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  • 03/09/2022Project update

    We will continue to support protected areas in Ukraine

    03/09/2022Project update

    We will continue to support protected areas in Ukraine

    “Overnight a third of our European program, a place where we have been over two decades conducting on-the-ground conservation work with local staff and partners, has evaporated. What is important now is not to lose hope and not to end up in despair. Hope is what takes us into the … Read more

  • 02/24/2022Project update

    Ukraine: Project work on hold, supporting staff to get to safety

    02/24/2022Project update

    Ukraine: Project work on hold, supporting staff to get to safety

    We are devastated by the conflict development in Ukraine. Currently our main priority is to bring our local colleagues, their families and friends to safety.

  • 02/02/2022Press release

    New economic report indicates E40 waterway would operate at massive loss

    02/02/2022Press release

    New economic report indicates E40 waterway would operate at massive loss

    A new economic analysis reveals that the planned E40 waterway would operate at a severe economic loss in the long-term, even under optimistic scenarios.

  • 01/26/2022Press release

    Achieving protected status for Polesia, Europe’s largest wetland wilderness

    01/26/2022Press release

    Achieving protected status for Polesia, Europe’s largest wetland wilderness

    Following important steps taken in Belarus and Ukraine to protect peatlands at the heart of Polesia, conservationists want to see the region awarded UNESCO status.

  • 12/10/2021Project update

    Endangered eagle migration patterns key to their conservation

    12/10/2021Project update

    Endangered eagle migration patterns key to their conservation

    The Greater Spotted Eagle is in trouble. Almost extinct in western Europe, Polesia is a stronghold for the critically endangered birds. Roughly 16% of the continent’s population is found in Belarus and 4% in Ukraine. Yet, even in Polesia’s vast network of forests and wetlands, numbers are dropping. Only in … Read more

  • 11/04/2021Project update

    A view of the Carpathians

    11/04/2021Project update

    A view of the Carpathians

    Rolling green mountains turn to rich hues of orange and red, as insects dance above highland streams. A wolf track here, bear scat there, and a breathtaking panoramic vista beyond – the Carpathian mountains are without doubt a landscape of outstanding natural beauty. Could these scenes help win hearts and … Read more

  • 03/16/2021Project update

    Learnings from Ukraine’s Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    03/16/2021Project update

    Learnings from Ukraine’s Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    Two FZS researchers are using camera traps to examine wildlife within FZS projects in Europe that have different levels of human impact. Their findings aim to benefit decision-makers, assist with expanding protected areas, and measure the health of wildlife populations elsewhere.

  • 12/24/2020FZS in the media

    Chernobyl fears resurface as river dredging begins in exclusion zone (The Guardian)

    12/24/2020FZS in the media

    Chernobyl fears resurface as river dredging begins in exclusion zone (The Guardian)

    In July 2020, the dredging of the Pripyat began. This is part of constructing the 2,000km long E40 waterway linking the Baltic and Black seas, passing through Poland, Belarus and Ukraine. This goes against recommendations from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that the Chernobyl exclusion zone should remain undisturbed.

  • 04/22/2020Press release

    Planned E40 waterway could pose increased radiation risk for millions of people

    04/22/2020Press release

    Planned E40 waterway could pose increased radiation risk for millions of people

    Expert analysis of radioactivity released today undermines entire E40 project.

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