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Expert: Heavy metal content in soils in combat zone exceeds 30 times
Expert: Heavy metal content in soils in combat zone exceeds 30 times

The poisoned soil from the explosions will slowly kill people in the future

Permit for sand mining in a zoological reserve issued in Volyn
Permit for sand mining in a zoological reserve issued in Volyn

The development of this deposit is contrary to Law No. 2456-XII "On the Nature Reserve Fund of Ukraine"

Black miners from Podilski Tovtry will be tried in Khmelnytskyi region
Black miners from Podilski Tovtry will be tried in Khmelnytskyi region

"Podilsky Tovtry" is one of the seven natural wonders of Ukraine

260 hectares of forests and swamps are to be destroyed for mining in Rivne region
260 hectares of forests and swamps are to be destroyed for mining in Rivne region

The Ministry of Environment did not approve mining at the "Mak" deposit

The Ministry of Environment outlined 9 main tasks for 2024
The Ministry of Environment outlined 9 main tasks for 2024

In 2023, the Ministry of Environment completed the reform of subsoil use, improved the OVD procedure and launched 17 digital services

The Ministry of Environment urged to prevent the industrial extraction of amber from valuable swamps
The Ministry of Environment urged to prevent the industrial extraction of amber from valuable swamps

This could destroy 1,343 species of plants and animals

200 kg of amber seized from Rivne region deputy and his accomplices – black diggers
200 kg of amber seized from Rivne region deputy and his accomplices – black diggers

Amber was mined in the Rivne Reserve and the Klesiv Forest with the help of environmentally hazardous soil leaching

Illegal sand mining worth 110 million UAH was exposed in Volyn
Illegal sand mining worth 110 million UAH was exposed in Volyn

The survey materials and calculations of the amount of damages were handed over to law enforcement agencies

The Ministry of Environment nullifies the restoration and preservation of forests – ecoactivists
The Ministry of Environment nullifies the restoration and preservation of forests – ecoactivists

Out of 162 conclusions of the Ministry of Environment, not a single refusal was given on the grounds of forest preservation

The court forced "Forests of Ukraine" to restore the reserve where amber was mined
The court forced "Forests of Ukraine" to restore the reserve where amber was mined

Vegetation began to recover in the reserve after illegal amber mining