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Environment and security issues in Ukraine

Compared to its neighbours, Ukraine has a very low Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) (ranking 108 out of 146 countries; Esty et al. 2005). This is primarily due to the high energy and pollution-intensity of its industry, pressure on ecosystems due to intensive agriculture, water stress on part of its territory, and insufficiently developed environmental institutions. For any form of publication, please include the link to this page: www.grida.no/resources/7970

Year: 2007

From collection: Environment and Security: Transforming risks into cooperation - the case of Eastern Europe

Cartographer: Novikov

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