TFN’s Nick Westerby takes a virtual stroll through Poland’s countryside to find out more about the country’s 35,000 species of animals and 28,000 species of plants and fungi.
Combining wood with cutting-edge design the building comes bristling with green credentials.
Project will end with an auction of cutting-edge products to raise money for an apiary.
With towns and forests deserted of people, the country’s wildlife has a new-found confidence.
From their small family-run business high in the Beskidy mountains, Gosia and Wiesiek Borowy’s products are sold in New York's MoMA and Vitra in Germany, Kim Kardashian buys their toys for her children, and they are the recent recipients of the international BuyMeOnce Excellence Award in London for their aesthetic and eco-friendly designs. Now they plan to save bees with their ‘Help the bees! (Be)e your friend’ initiative.
Military engineers will build a temporary bridge to improve access to Biebrza National Park where firefighters have been battling a massive fire that has razed some 6,000 hectares of Poland's biggest nature reserve.
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.
The oak and the pine hugging each other, known as the “couple in love”, are protected by law.
The Roztocze range of hills in east-central Poland and western Ukraine has been named a Biosphere Reserve by the UNESCO’s International Co-ordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB), which met in Paris on June 17-21.
The sighting is surprising because the last bear to be seen in the Białoweża forest was 2010 – and western Belarus does not have a significant bear population, suggesting that this bear may have travelled from as far as central or eastern Belarus.