June 27, 2022

Return of the big beast: in search of Romania’s wild bison – in pictures

After becoming extinct in the wild, European bison were reintroduced to Poland in 1954 and Romania in 2012. Photographer Alexander Turner went in search of Europe’s largest land mammal with rangers from Foundation Conservation Carpathia Continue reading...
June 15, 2022

‘Justice’ for Ukraine overshadowed by cost of living concerns, polling shows

Survey across 10 European countries and UK shows respondents favouring an end to the conflict rather than holding Russia accountableRussia-Ukraine war: all the latest developmentsEurope’s unity over the war in Ukraine is at risk as public attention increasingly shifts from the battlefield to cost of living concerns, polling across 10 European countries suggests, with the divide deepening between voters who want a swift end to the conflict and those who want Russia punished.The survey in nine EU member states – Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Sweden – plus the UK found support for Ukraine remained high, but that preoccupations have shifted to the conflict’s wider impacts. Continue reading...
May 30, 2022

‘A journey to nowhere’: mothers who fled war in Ukraine

A series of portraits by the award-winning British photographer Lewis Khan from the Romanian border documents the stories of mothers and children who fled Ukraine as bombs and bullets rained down on their homesThe stories of four mothers fleeing Ukraine have highlighted the heart-breaking decisions that families have had to make during three months of war.Families struggled to pack as they were forced to flee their homes. Some brought just a few changes of clothes, toys for their children and medical supplies, not knowing if they would be gone for weeks, months or even years.Iryna*, with her 10-year-old daughter Nikolina* Continue reading...
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