Russia has launched an ecocide in Ukraine since the full-scale invasion – destroying forests and wild animals, digging trenches in the forest near Chornobyl, pushing dolphins to extinction in the Black Sea, burning down the Kinburn Spit, drowning Khahovka Zoo animals and fauna in adjacent natural parks, polluting vast territories with ammunition and mines, and, finally, blowing up the Kakhovka reservoir.
Destruction of the Kakhovka hydro-electric power plant is an environmental catastrophe.
Today, is the peak of water flooding from the Kakhovska reservoir. In 2 to 4 days it will cease to exist.
These are some of the aftereffects of this terrorist act on environment. We will know more when the water subsides.
While the Russian evil is terrorizing and destroying all living things, we are doing and will continue to do everything to save every living creature!— Володимир Зеленський (@ZelenskyyUa) June 7, 2023
Thousands and thousands of animals are trapped in the flood after the destruction of the dam and other structures of the… pic.twitter.com/OBLWY6g5Mx