Europe regional initiatives

Cross-border wetlands conservation in the Polesie region of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine

By Chris Rostron / 14th December 2012

The border region of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine hosts one of Europe’s largest floodplain areas: the Polesie which covers more than 65,000 sqkm. The region is of immense value which makes is a cornerstone of a European network of conservation important areas. Almost all key larger mammals which are typical for undisturbed ecosystems can be found in the project…

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