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Czech experts investigate the environmental impact of air pollution in Ukraine

6. 6. 2018,

Ukraine suffers from severe air pollution, causing tens of thousands of premature deaths per year. In the five industrial cities in the East of Ukraine (Kharkiv, Dnipro, Zaporizhia, Kryvyi Rih, Mariuopol), the Czech-Ukrainian team of experts took 90 samples of soil and river sediments. Samples will provide accurate data on the level of pollution. Samples are currently analyzed, the results will be released in autumn.

Photo: Stanislav Krupar / Arnika


Clean Air for Ukraine

This project is led by a non-governmental organization Arnika (Czech Republic) in cooperation with local civic initiatives in industrial towns of Ukraine with financial support from the Transition Promotion Program of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

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