Number of victims of wildfires in Luhansk region grows to five dead – Zelensky Some 24 houses have been completely destroyed, while another 59 have been severely damaged.
13:35, 08 July 2020
Ukraine should conduct national forest inventory, PM Shmyhal says Shmyhal acknowledges illegal logging exists in Ukraine.
16:40, 03 July 2020
Ukraine loses 6,000 ha of forests in four regions over illegal amber extraction Environmentalists say the amber extraction areas have turned into an environmental disaster zone.
13:50, 05 June 2020
Parliament passes bill on inventory of Ukrainian forests The last time the government did an inventory was in 2011.
18:40, 03 June 2020
Zhytomyr region sees new forest fire outbreak spreading to nearby nature reserve The incident was reported in the region's Olevsk district.
21:58, 28 April 2020
Ukraine's interior minister reports all fires in Chornobyl zone extinguished (Photos) He thanked the firefighters and foresters for the work.
23:55, 26 April 2020
Reuters: Fires near Chornobyl pose 'no risk to human health,' IAEA says There had been "some minor increases in radiation."
14:20, 26 April 2020
Police considering two versions of wildfire occurrence in Zhytomyr region Elimination of fires in the Chornobyl exclusion zone is still ongoing, the minister says.
18:57, 19 April 2020
Activists block traffic of Kyiv's Protasiv Yar, protesting against cutting trees in urban forest (Photo, video) Several hundred protesters, including local residents, have blocked traffic.
23:55, 24 June 2019
Ukraine introduces new timber quality standards in 2019 The new standards are based on the European standardization system.
16:29, 15 January 2019
Ukraine imposes restrictions on construction in urban green spaces The restrictions are designed to prevent mass construction in the forested areas.
10:20, 05 October 2018
British Earthsight probes into illegal logging in Ukraine over past two years Exports of sawn timber exceed the country's entire legal production by 75%: 1.2 million cubic meters of illegally-sourced lumber exports every year.
15:53, 17 July 2018