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A Czech national forest park is reviving after a devastating fire

By |August 3rd, 2023|Tags: , |

On the first anniversary of the fire in the Bohemian Switzerland National Park, a reporter and photographer from Deník Referendum spent a day there in the company of local experts Dana Vébrová and Jakub Hruška. What they saw contradicts much conventional wisdom.

A long way to go: the Western Balkans and the green transition

By |July 14th, 2023|Tags: , , |

To eventually access the European Union, the Western Balkans have to align their legislation with EU law. This includes the Green Deal, which commits countries to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. However, there’s still quite a long way to go for the Western Balkans in their progress towards the green transition.

Despite a mild climate, forest fires are a serious problem in Romania

By |July 12th, 2023|Tags: , , |

Romania has a temperate continental climate, which does not make it prone to forest fires. So why do so many of them happen? Fire risk is going to increase even further due to climate change – but the country seems not to be fully prepared for it yet.