Synevyr National Nature Park in Ukraine is suffering, like many other protected areas, under the increasing pressure of visitors. Single-use plastic ends up in the rivers, people dump full garbage bags in the UNESCO World Heritage forest, and visitors are doing their toilet-business behind trees. Local villages still lack a proper waste management system too. […]
These abandoned communities are seriously hazardous Dangerously unfit for human habitation, a number of settlements around the world remain strictly off-limits, ranging from once-thriving cities contaminated with radiation to desolate villages riddled with asbestos, anthrax and explosives. Grab your hazmat suit and let’s take a tour of 10 of the world’s most toxic towns.
Unpacking the impact the lion trade has on South Africa’s tourism industry and what we as citizens can do to protect our wildlife.
The once beautiful and clean ocean is now littered with the negligent rubbish produced and thrown away without a thought by the human population. Plastic, thought to be the next best thing, the answer to many problems, is now the leading problem clogging up the water. Having rubbish float around is bad enough, but unassuming […]
Wetlands are disappearing from the landscape of Europe! The Biebrza National Park with the total area of 592.23 km2 is the largest national park in Poland and the largest natural wetland area of Central Europe. The Biebrza river valley became a national park 25 years ago and designated as a RAMSAR site for its unique […]
The last stretch of the Bulgarian Struma motorway, which connects Hamburg, Sofia and Thessaloniki, crosses the Kresna Gorge, a Natura 2000 site with 3,500 species. Some have already seen their numbers drop drastically. Posted today at 16h50 Time to Reading 5 min. Subscribers article On the border between Greece and Bulgaria, in February 2018. SAKIS […]
“We have to stop this alpine pollution: glaciers play an essential role in the water balance of alpine regions, are water (…)