Polesia News

All the latest news from The Endangered Landscapes Programme

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Achieving protected status for Polesia, Europe’s largest wetland wilderness

Following important steps taken in Belarus and Ukraine to protect peatlands at the heart of Polesia, conservationists want to see…

1st February 2022

Wins for Polesia in 2021

This week we are reporting some of the sucesses that the Polesia project team have had over the past year.…

26th January 2022

Endangered eagle migration patterns key to their conservation

The Greater Spotted Eagle is in trouble. Almost extinct in western Europe, Polesia is a stronghold for the critically endangered…

8th December 2021

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