Young people trying to solve environmental problems

On 24-26 April 2015, the anniversary 10th Ecological Forum named “From ecology of soul to ecology of life”, which is annually held in memorable days of the Chornobyl disaster, has gathered over 80 participants in Slavutych.
Ms. Yulia Maklyuk, Ph.D. in Biology and Senior Research Fellow of the ChC International Radioecology Laboratory, told the forum participants about the Chornobyl exclusion zone and its flora and fauna.

 

In addition to plenary sessions and the discussion platform named “Youth and ecology problems: solve together”, participants of the forum toured Chornobyl NPP, met with eliminators of the Chornobyl disaster, visited the Slavutych local history museum and also Chernihiv, the city of legends.
Over the past ten years, the forum was attended by young ecologists not only from Ukraine but also from Belarus, Brazil, Britain, Israel, Italy, Moldova, Germany, South Korea, Poland, Russia, the USA, Thailand, France, Switzerland, Japan.

Information Department of SNRI “Chornobyl Center”