Polesia News

All the latest news from The Endangered Landscapes Programme

The Next Generation of Protected Areas in Polesia

In central Polesia, one million hectares is already protected. This network of protected areas includes three national parks and several…

8th September 2021

Polesia project celebrates as nature reserve granted further protection

The ELP-funded Polesia project, a transboundary initiative which stretches across Belarus and Ukraine, is celebrating a huge win, as Almany Mires…

18th March 2021

Why we need wetlands

The world’s wetlands are disappearing three times faster than its forests, with 90% lost since the 1700s. Wetlands are a…

19th February 2021

Perseverance in a pandemic: a fieldwork update from Polesia

By Dr Adham Ashton-Butt, Senior Research Ecologist at the British Trust for Ornithology (project partner in the ELP-funded Polesia project)…

23rd October 2020

Insect indicators: What can they tell us about Polesia’s wetlands?

Polesia is among the largest of natural wetland landscape in Europe. The biodiversity and stability of its ecosystems, however, suffer…

13th August 2020

New study reveals radiation threats to Polesia

An expert analysis of the radioactivity likely to be released by construction of the planned E40 waterway across Polesia, ‘Europe’s…

1st May 2020