100 days of war: consequences for the Ukrainian environment
Both individual natural components and ecosystems as a whole are significantly affected by hostilities. The full-scale russian war against Ukraine, which began on 24 February 2022, has already caused unprecedented damage to the Ukrainian environment. The adverse impacts of russia’s environmental crimes are not limited to the territory of Ukraine, and in some cases have a cross-border impact, as pollutants with air masses or surface and groundwater can be transported over long distances.
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