Dear Collegues,

It is a honour to invite you to participate in the XVI International Interdisciplinary Conference “Current Environmental Issues-2021”. This conference will be organized by the Faculty of Biology and Chemistry University of Białystok in cooperation with Olsztyn and Bialystok Branch of the Polish Academy of Sciences, with office in Olsztyn and with Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno (Belarus).

The main goal of the conference is to discuss contemporary problems related to the broadly defined protection of natural resources and their exploitation in the context of sustainable development.

The conference will be held on September 22-23, 2021 at the Faculty of Biology, University of Bialystok. As before, we invite everyone involved in the broadly understood ecology and nature protection to participate in the Conference and present the results of your work on contemporary problems related to protection of natural environment, natural resources, their exploitation in the context of protection and sustainable development. The discussions will be held in the following sections:
1. Cross-border problems of natural environment protection

  1. Good practice in monitoring of environment pollution
  2. Sustainable use and protection of flora and fauna
  3. Ecological biochemistry, physiology and medicine.
  4. Food technologies for sustainable development.
  5. Rational use of water resources and wastewater treatment
  6. Rational use of land resources and reclamation of polluted lands
  7. Ecological education for sustainable development.

The official language is Polish, English or Russian

Due to the limitations related to the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic, the uncertainty of mobility, we plan the entire conference, all presentations, including poster sessions, to be conducted remotely. It is planned to publish a book of abstracts (in PDF format available on the conference website) and a reviewed post-conference monograph in English (University of Białystok Publishing House). Authors may submit for publication both their own original papers and reviews related to the subject of the Conference.Further information is available on All abstract submitted should be prepared in English.


We cordially invite you to participate in the conference.



Sincerely yours,
Joanna Karpinska
Vice-chairman of organizing committee