Polesia News

All the latest news from The Endangered Landscapes & Seascapes Programme

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Navigating conflict: How the war in Ukraine changed eagle migration patterns

Polesia, spanning over 18 million hectares across Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia, is a crucial refuge for threatened wildlife. The…

29th May 2024

The Chornobyl Exclusion Zone: Polesia’s complex legacy

Polesia, which borders Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia, is a vast area of rich and diverse wilderness where Frankfurt Zoological…

10th May 2024

Where the rare things are: Mapping habitat and improving protection of rare species in Polesia

Over the past year, 142 habitats of rare species in the Lelchycy and Stolin Districts of Belarus were put under…

23rd December 2022

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