A lorry carrying ten tigers had set off from Rome on October 22 to Dagestan but was stopped at the border on Sunday after driving almost 2,000km. One of the tigers has since died due to the appalling conditions and the others are now fighting for their lives.
Wrocław’s Deputy President Adam Zawada announced that leaves falling from trees and shrubs will remain untouched in areas indicated by special signs in order for the hedgehog population to have places to sleep.
The University Hospital in Kraków, southern Poland, the largest and most modern medical centre in Poland, was officially opened on Monday. The value of the investment totalled PLN 1.2 billion (EUR 280.7 mln).
The pensioners from Nowe Warpno who want to rid their town of plastic bags have so far stitched together over 500 fabric bags and now say they want everyone in the area to have one so that they can “become the first municipal area in Poland that works on behalf of the ecology.”
As a means of tackling air pollution Poznań has launched a “Let’s end smog campaign” with a high-tech drone to inspect chimneys, monitor smoke and hunt down offenders who, if caught, face up to three years jail or a PLN 500,000 fine.
Pulling in thousands of visitors with the lure of hundreds of different brews the Warsaw Beer Festival has become the premiere beer event in the region.
In Riga, Latvia, Krzysztof meets photographer Tomasz who explains his “complicated” heritage.
Jowita Woszczyńska’s winning cake, packed with intricate detail and boasting small human figurines, was inspired by, and reflected, Polish history and culture.
Four Polish doctors from the Polish Foundation for Africa brought medical assistance to over 3,000 inhabitants of Mampikony, a district of Madagascar. The aim of the mission was to help people suffering from leprosy.
Described as an ‘ornithological sensation’, the appearance in the spring of two Urals a few kilometres south of Katowice was kept secret until this week for fear that the birds would be disturbed by legions of amateur bird watchers eager to get a look at the feathered predators.