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The joint EU/UNDP “Environmental Cooperation” project held cleaning action to save the biodiversity of Kotra River (Hrodna Region)

The joint EU/UNDP “Environmental Cooperation” project held cleaning action to save the biodiversity of Kotra River (Hrodna Region)

The joint EU/UNDP "Environmental Cooperation" project held cleaning action at the banks of Kotra River with cooperation with local authorities, schoolchildren, students and environmental NGOs

The aim of the action is to attract public attention to the problem of unauthorized dumps of municipal solid waste and protecting biodiversity eco tourism places.

The action was opened by the  awareness of the photo contest winners "Eco trip to Hrodna" , then the locals of village on Kotra River held an excursion, telling about the uniqueness and beauty of that place.

During 3 hours of the cleaning more than 100 participant gathered around 2700 kg of municipal solid waste at the banks of the river (more than 5 km were cleaned).

Photo report from the event (in Russian)

For further information, please contact Alena Sedach, EU/UNDP Project PR Specialist, phone: +375 17 267-96-23, +375 044 786-55-56, e-mail: alena.sedach@undp.by. 

 


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