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Solar energy in Ukraine

Solar energy in Ukraine

Solar energy in Ukraine Solar energy is not a new topic in Ukraine, but has become increasingly important in the country in recent years. This is according to a joint status report published in 2021 by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the...

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Destruction of infrastructure in Ukraine

Destruction of infrastructure in Ukraine

Destruction of infrastructure in Ukraine The destruction of (critical) infrastructure has steadily increased since the Russian invasion in February 2022. As a result of the acts of war, private houses, apartments or publicly accessible infrastructure such as shopping...

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International Agent Orange Memorial Day

International Agent Orange Memorial Day

International Agent Orange Memorial Day On August 10, the world remembers the victims who were hit and affected by the use of the defoliant “Agent Orange” during the same day of 1961 to 1971. In the midst of the Vietnam War, U.S. troops used the herbicide...

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Sri Lanka’s fight for waste

Sri Lanka’s fight for waste

Sri Lanka’s fight for waste Human-caused grievances also affect innocent living beings in particular. In Sri Lanka, large amounts of waste have accumulated in garbage dumps over the years. But because it also cuts into elephant habitats, the mammals...

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Dam burst near Kakhovka, Kherson

Dam burst near Kakhovka, Kherson

Dam burst near Kakhovka, Kherson The destruction of the Ukrainian dam on June 6, 2023, near the Russian-occupied southern village of Kakhovka has far-reaching consequences for the region, the extent of which cannot yet be assessed. The dam is part of a series of six...

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Day of Remembrance for the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

Day of Remembrance for the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

Day of Remembrance for the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster The 26.04.2023 marks the 37th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. At 01:23 on April 26, 1986, radioactive material was released in unit 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant as a result of a reactor...

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