Danubius International Conferences, 7th International Conference The Danube - Axis of European Identity

Prospects of the Southern Bessarabian Environmental Policy

Olena Chetverikova
Last modified: 2017-06-05


Environmental effects between European countries and Ukraine have been at the heart of numerous discussions. These include issues of long-range transboundary air pollution problems, protection measures of sea and transfrontier rivers, safety of nuclear power stations, reducing of harmful emissions in the atmosphere, endangered species of wild flora and fauna, international panels on climate change. The article highlights the environmental situation of the Southern Bessarabian region of Ukraine. The steps of the country in promoting international and worldwide environmental policy, concerning co-operation with the other Danubian countries are pointed out. Important issues in environmental policy, including environmental protection requirements and directions for the future are provided.