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Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: The book “Environmental restoration in the Arctic: review of the international and Russian experience” has been published
April 12, 2017

The book presents a methodology and primary approaches to the restoration of disturbed ecosystems in the Arctic using environmental restoration techniques illustrated by the international experience and Russian initiative projects. … Read more »

Clima East Expert Facility supported the Establishment of the Competent Authority for greenhouse gas emissions trading in Ukraine
April 11, 2017

On the 10th April 2017, the Clima East team organised in Kiev a workshop marking the closure of the Expert Facility assignment “Establishment of the Competent Authority for greenhouse gas emissions trading in Ukraine”). The workshop took place in the Aarhus Centre of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: The monograph “The ecosystem of mesooligotrophic peatland in Northwestern Russia: development, structure, and function” created by a group of Russian and foreign authors has been published
April 7, 2017

This has become possible due to the financial support provided by the United Nations Development Programme and the Global Environment Facility within the framework of UNDP-GEF project № 00059042 “Strengthening Protected Area System of the Komi Republic to Conserve Virgin Forest Biodiversity in the Pechora River Headwaters Region”. … Read more »

Clima East experts assist Ukraine in calculating its GHG emissions from road transportation
April 6, 2017

Clima East experts presented recommendations on the improvement of the national reporting of Ukraine on GHG emissions from the road transport sector. The recommendations were developed by leading experts as part of the Clima East Expert Facility assignment “Capacity building of the national GHG inventory system in terms of the… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: Pilot permafrost peat ecosystem restoration activities
April 5, 2017

In the Nenets Autonomous Okrug, activities on the environmental restoration of disturbed lands continue to be carried out within the framework of the implementation of the Component “Conservation of carbon pools of forest and marsh ecosystems in the permafrost zone of the Republic of Komi and the Nenets Autonomous Okrug”,… Read more »

Supporting GHG Inventory and MRV of GHG emissions from industrial installations for officials and representatives of industry in Georgia
March 30, 2017

The training, held in Tbilisi, Georgia, on 27-28 March 2017, aimed at enhancing the understanding and capacity of Georgian stakeholders in the sector of industrial processes in relation to monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of the sector, the process of establishing the MRV system for GHG mitigation activities as well… Read more »

Pilot project in Belarus: Controlled Fire of Dry Vegetation as Innovative Solution to Protect Ecosystems of Peatlands
March 8, 2017

Second controlled burning of dry vegetation was conducted on 6 March 2017 in Republican Biological Reserve “Sporaūski”. This relatively new tool of peatlands sustainable management in Belarus aimed at protection of biodiversity and prevention of unregulated burnings that pose treat for population, forest and farm lands and have catastrophic consequences… Read more »

Pilot project in Belarus: “Sporaūskae” as Example of Peatlands Sustainable Management
February 28, 2017

Peatlands are unique natural treasures of Belarus with amazing biodiversity. Vadim Nikolaevich Protasevich, Head of Republican Biological Reserve “Sporaūskae”, told what was happening in the Reserve in the second half of 2016 year and serious achievements in biodiversity protection. 

What works were carried out on the territory of Reserve during… Read more »

Pilot project in Belarus: The Fire for Good or Controlled Burning as Ecological Tool for Peatlands

Session of scientific-social advisory panel on ecosystem services and biodiversity was held on February, 13 in National Academy of Sciences Research Practical Center on Biodiversity. The main topic of the session was sustainable management of peatlands and flood meadows.
Representatives of different scientific institutions and centers, environmental NGOs discussed cutting… Read more »

Addressing approximation of Georgian law on F-gases and ODS to the EU law under the Association Agreement of Georgia (Clima East expert facility)
February 14, 2017

The Final workshop of the Clima East Expert Facility Assignment (CEEF2015-056-GE) ‘Approximation of Georgian law on F-gases and ODS to the EU law under the Association Agreement of Georgia’ took place in Tbilisi on 3rd February and was attended by stakeholders concerned with the implementation of relevant provisions into Georgian… Read more »