With towns and forests deserted of people, the country’s wildlife has a new-found confidence.
The Augustów herd, one of Poland’s youngest, is on the rise and flourishing.
TFN went for a walk in the forest with Wrocław-based carpenter Piotr Krawczyk, to understand how he wants to reconcile utilising trees and preserving them.
Locals have known for decades that the aircraft had come down in the forest as fragments of it were often being found scattered across the ground. But the fact that the wreckage still contained human remains came as a surprise to the historians.
A photo trap caught the Eurasian lynx family playing around on the Carpathians mountain range, the first time the animals have been filmed in the region.
The team led by Marta Kolanowska, a biologist from the University of Łódź, aims to protect one of the most valuable ecosystems in the world which is seriously endangered as a result of deforestation of tropical areas every day.
Without the walls and rooves of traditional buildings the hotel from Gdańsk architects has been designed to resemble trees, which allows it to blend into the forest bringing guests closer to the natural world.
According to experts, the ornate, gold clasps were probably formed around the middle of the 5th Century, a period of confusion and chaos caused by the migration of barbarian tribes and the collapse of the Roman Empire.
The oak and the pine hugging each other, known as the “couple in love”, are protected by law.
Instead of smelling like coffee, the Sleep Café smells of a forest.