With 300,000 hectares of forests, fields and steppes damaged by fire, the war in Ukraine has done huge damage to the country’s environment. But there has been an upside: a new green spirit is taking root.
Ukraine’s Priazovskii National Park epitomises the problems faced by the world’s natural areas. And that’s not to mention the war.
There are thousands of lost oil and gas wells scattered across Pennsylvania, the industrial legacy of a previous era. Now, someone is looking for them.
Zulbie Ahmed, modern-minded mayor of Ovchari, takes a strong stand against a modern mining company—she confronts the managers of Dundee Precious Metals and consistently votes against their plans.
Author and beekeeper Ismail Yakup says the Bulgarian government is ignoring the voice of the Krumovgrad community by supporting an open-pit gold mine that will pollute the soil, water, and air.