K aktuálnej hrozbe environmentálnych škôd a rizík vojny na Ukrajine prinášame odborný článok ukrajinskej akademičky Tetiany Gardašuk, na ktorý nás upozornila Natália Šovkoplias, zakladajúca členka S-O-S:
ENVIRONMENTAL THREATS OF WAR IN UKRAINE
By: Tetiana Gardashuk, Kyiv, Ukraine
War always means human suffering, blood, tears, and the pain of loss. However, not only people are victims of the war, but also the environment. Nature, all living beings, and their habitats are the “silent victims” of the war. War threatens the human environment, agro- and urban ecosystems.
It is no exaggeration to say, that war is a factor of large-scale, complex, and long-lasting environmental threats, risks, and catastrophes that result in the degradation of both the natural and human environment.