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Balkan Peninsula -- Environmental conditions

View Resource Balkans Task Force

UNEP, the United Nations Environment Programme, launched the Balkans Task Force (BTF) Website on May 5, 1999 to provide information and updates on "the environmental and human settlements impacts of the ongoing Balkans conflict." Experts from the Balkans Task Force visit war-damaged (industrial) sites and post their results in a series of online Situation Reports; currently, fourteen reports (in...
View Resource The Kosovo Conflict: Consequences for the Environment & Human Settlements

The final report of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and UN Center for Human Settlements Balkans Task Force (BTF)(Also discussed in the August 4, 1999, Scout Report for Science & Engineering) on the environmental impact of NATO's bombing campaign in Yugoslavia was released yesterday. The report finds that the heaviest pollution is confined to industrial cities, four of which it...