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New paper published! Agroecological Transformation in the Salt Composition of Soil under the Phosphogypsum Influence on Irrigated Lands in Ukraine

Global climate change and the associated risks to food security are driving the expansion of irrigated agriculture in the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Europe. An increase in the share of irrigated agriculture can increase the productivity of agricultural land by an average of 25-35%. There are still unresolved issues regarding the feasibility and…
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New paper published!  Water security consequences of the Russia-Ukraine war and the post-war outlook

Water is a fundamental and irreplaceable resource for life on Earth. In this new paper, we show the consequences of water security. The Biogas Research Team is continuously mapping the situation and outlining roadmaps for the post-war recovery period. The Russia-Ukraine war, which began in February 2022 and persists in 2024, has significantly damaged Ukraine’s…
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Harvests of Change: Unraveling the Impacts of Migration on Ukraine’s Agrarian Sector

In the vast expanses of Ukraine, a subtle yet transformative force shapes the agrarian landscape – migration. The Russian invasion has cast a dark shadow over Ukraine’s agricultural sector, triggering a mass migration of skilled and unskilled workers from the nation’s verdant landscapes. This article explores the dynamic interplay between migration patterns and the agrarian…
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Beyond Borders: Exploring the Presence of Mouflons in Ukrainian Landscapes

Within Ukraine’s forests, the enigmatic presence of mouflons reveals a complex interplay of ecological dynamics. Despite their modest numbers, these wild sheep contribute significantly to habitat management through their grazing behaviours. Recognizing their importance and implementing strategic conservation measures is essential to safeguarding Ukraine’s delicate ecological balance. Mouflons, the elusive and majestic wild sheep, have…
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A new paper published! Enhancing Ecological Efficiency in Biological Wastewater Treatment: A Case Study on Quality Control Information System

Sustainable and cyclical water management is a critical challenge for the water supply and wastewater sector, given its important role in determining the economic value of water. Therefore, there is an urgent need to further explore business opportunities in this sector to maximise water potential. In this case, an important development sector is the addition…
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International Student Professional Creative Competition “Agrarian Sciences and Food”

Dear colleagues,  We invite you, students and any interested person to participate in the International Student Professional Creative Competition “Agrarian Sciences and Food”. The Competition is held in two stages: the first (in home HEIs) – December 2023 – March 2024; the second (on the basis of MNAU) – April – June 2024. Deadline for submission of…
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Unearthing the Consequences: Polluted Soils and Their Far-reaching Effects

Beneath the surface of Ukraine’s fertile landscapes lies a silent crisis – polluted soils. This article goes into the intricacies of soil pollution, unravelling its effects on agriculture, ecosystems, and human health. Toxic smoke, contaminated rivers, poisoned soil, trees reduced to charred stumps, nature reserves pocked with craters: the environmental toll from Russia’s war with…
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Echoes of Discord: Ecosystem Disturbance in Ukraine

As the conflict in Ukraine unfolds, an often unspoken casualty emerges—the delicate balance of ecosystems. Beyond the visible scars of war, the disturbance inflicted upon Ukraine’s diverse ecosystems poses a significant threat to biodiversity and environmental equilibrium. This article sheds light on the intricate tapestry of nature disrupted by the echoes of discord. Loss of…
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Silent Echoes: The Unseen Impact of War on Ukraine’s Forests

Beyond the headlines of conflict, a silent casualty looms over Ukraine – its lush and vital forests. Deforestation, an often overlooked consequence of war, leaves lasting scars on the environment, impacting ecosystems, biodiversity, and the well-being of communities. In the case of Ukraine, the ongoing conflict has triggered a significant loss of its forest cover,…
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Enhance Your Academic Writing Skills: Free Course in English

Until March 15, 2024, registration is open for a free course in academic writing in English as part of the joint project with the Czech UPN “AgriSciences Platform for Enhancing Science in Ukrainian Higher Education Institutions.” The course is designed for novice researchers or scholars who want to improve their proficiency in academic English. This…
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