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UAnimals invites to join the All-Ukrainian Cleanup March on April 20
UAnimals invites to join the All-Ukrainian Cleanup March on April 20

UAnimals have chosen safe locations for cleaning

The European Union plans to spend 3.5 billion euros on ocean protection
The European Union plans to spend 3.5 billion euros on ocean protection

This was announced during the annual conference "Our Ocean"

Wild animals are being returned to the steppes of Odesa region
Wild animals are being returned to the steppes of Odesa region

Releasing the animals into the wild is part of an ecosystem restoration program

High levels of air pollution due to dust from the Sahara recorded in Kyiv
High levels of air pollution due to dust from the Sahara recorded in Kyiv

Ukrainians were urged to close windows indoors, because dust can be harmful to children, the elderly and people with respiratory diseases

A comprehensive environmental program was approved in Lviv
A comprehensive environmental program was approved in Lviv

It is taken once every 4 years

EU Council tightens rules on criminal liability for ecocide
EU Council tightens rules on criminal liability for ecocide

Violating companies will be fined €40 million for the most serious violations

Verkhovna Rada's Environmental Committee recommends adopting amendments to the law on the nature reserve fund
Verkhovna Rada's Environmental Committee recommends adopting amendments to the law on the nature reserve fund

The passage of mechanical vehicles through nature conservation areas is prohibited.

SEP will appeal in court against the sale of the Poppy Bog monument for peat extraction
SEP will appeal in court against the sale of the Poppy Bog monument for peat extraction

The swamp is home to Red List plants and animals and trees up to 160 years old

March 21 is the International Day of Forests
March 21 is the International Day of Forests

1 hectare of forest retains up to 100 tons of dust per year

The world celebrates Earth Day: interesting facts about this day
The world celebrates Earth Day: interesting facts about this day

In 1971, the UN declared the spring equinox to be International Earth Day

During the two years of war, 90 hectares of protected land were returned to state ownership
During the two years of war, 90 hectares of protected land were returned to state ownership

The boundaries of about 8,000 protected objects have already been entered into the newly created Cadastre of the Nature Reserve Fund