Carpathians’ Life: FZS Ukraine Photo Contest11/24/2023News
Carpathians’ Life: FZS Ukraine Photo Contest
Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) Ukraine, in partnership with the Carpathian Mountain International Film Festival (CMIFF), hosted the “Carpathians’ Life” photo contest for the 3rd time, showcasing the rich ecological diversity and cultural heritage of the Carpathians, while paying tribute to life in the protected areas supporting those affected by war.
- 11/30/2022Project update
FZS Ukraine adapts11/30/2022Project update
FZS Ukraine adapts
Our work in Ukraine has changed since February 2022 due to the uncertain situation, setbacks encountered, and safety concerns for our employees in Lviv and in the Carpathians. Despite the challenges, we have been able to make progress.
- 05/24/2022Project update
A new reality for Ukraine’s protected areas05/24/2022Project update
A new reality for Ukraine’s protected areas
The Ukrainian Carpathians have become a shelter for people fleeing conflict in the east of the country. FZS and partners have been supporting the protected areas and the Internally Displaced People they are hosting in various ways.
- 03/09/2022Project update
We will continue to support protected areas in Ukraine03/09/2022Project 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 safety02/24/2022Project 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 loss02/02/2022Press 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 wilderness01/26/2022Press 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.
- 11/04/2021Project update
A view of the Carpathians11/04/2021Project 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 Zone03/16/2021Project 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.