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Counting the environmental cost of the Ukraine war

Counting the environmental cost of the Ukraine war

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A report by the UN environment agency (UNEP) produced at the end of 2022 provides insights into the destruction the war in Ukraine has inflicted on the country’s urban and rural landscapes.

Nargiz Shekinskaya from UN News spoke to Andrea Hinwood, UNEP’s Chief Scientist, and began by asking her how much this preliminary study can tell us about the true environmental cost of the conflict.

Audio Credit
UN News/ Nargiz Shekinskaya
Audio Duration
12'37"
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© UNHCR/Andrew McConnell