Environmental Protection in Ukraine.
Many years ago man lived in harmony with
nature. Today the situation in Ukraine is quite different. The intensive
development of industry results air pollution, land pollution, water pollution.
Many parts of our country are overcrowded. People of many cities suffer
from factories, plants and electric stations. Much of dangerous waste goes into
the air and carried by winds for great distances. We pollute air with smoke and
gases, water - with industrial waste, soil - with chemicals. Now we don't
know the virgin nature. A lot of people suffer from many dangerous diseases.
Fish dies in the lakes, rivers and seas. Forests are disappearing and this upsets
the oxygen balance. The pollution
of air, rivers, seas and lakes could lead our planet to a global catastrophe.
occident at the Chernobyl nuclear power station in April 1986 influenced
greatly on the environment in Ukraine and other countries. Soil, water and
plants were polluted with radionuclides. The explosion
at the nuclear power station was a real tragedy for the Ukrainian nation.
Environmental protection is a great concern of the Ukrainian
Government. The Ministry of Environment was founded in Ukraine. Its task is to
control the state of environment and sources of pollution, to protect the water
resources of seas, rivers and lakes.
and individuals support campaigner for environmental protection. The Ukrainian Green Party is very active today. "
Zeleny Svit "
is the Ukrainian ecological newspaper. It calls on protection of the natural
wealth of Ukraine. Many decisions and laws on the protection of environment
were adopted in Ukraine. We must protect animals and plants. Earth is our home. We must care of it, for ourselves and for the next