CARTOONS BY URMAS NEMVALTS

Urmas Nemvalts has worked as a cartoonist at Estonia’s largest daily, Postimees, since 1994, making him probably the best-known contemporary cartoonist of contemporary times.

The selection presented here concerns the environment both in Estonia and the world at large.

22/05/2020
4/29/2020
4/22/2020
4/15/2020
The SFMC is short for the State Forest Management Center which manages about half of the Estonian forests.
3/31/2020
The sign says: ‘Stop! Forest wrecked by SFMC!’
3/28/2020
3/21/2020 – International Forest Day.
2/25/2020 – One day after Independence Day
2/21/2020
1/31/2020
24/01/2020
1/20/20
1/18/2020
1/08/2020
12/30/2019 – It’s been scientifically proven that fireworks kill thousands of birds.
18/12/2019
11/28/2019
10/22/2019 – 79% of Estonians claim they are ready to do something to solve the climate problems.
10/07/2019
10/06/2020
9/29/2019
9/21/2019
8/23/2019 – Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, who has formerly called upon peasants to set fire on the rain forests to create new agricultural lands accuses the conservationists in the fires, who have ignited the fires with the lenses of their cameras.
8/06/2019 – Military vehicles are exempted from having to use biofuels.
8/03/2019 – The US leaves the nuclear agreement violated by Russia that China was never a party to in the first place.
7/31/2019
16/07/2019 – Once shale oil production will pay for itself anyway!
12/07/2019 – The Tallinn central pedestrian avenue is getting cancelled.
7/09/2019 – A choice of offices not dealing with poisoned wells.
7/04/2019 – Next year, the Environmental Board will start rooting out thistles.
6/27/2019 – Modern instrument of war.
26/06/2019 – Some think the electricity generation from oil shale should be supplanted with biomass electricity.
6/12/2019 – You don’t ever know what you dare to eat.
6/11/2019
6/06/2019 – If the animals were discussing environmental problems.
5/30/2019 – A lot of garbage in Estonia is still burned instead of recycled.
5/27/2019. Vegans help save the environment.
5/17/2019 – For a species-friendly lawnmowing!
5/08/2019 – The human animal is about to finally finish biodiversity
5/06/2019 – Estonia got cleaner again
4/29/2019
11/12/2018. Of wars long gone, and ones waged now.
11/09/2018. Full termination of the special planning and EIA initiated to find out whether it is possible to found a pulp mill by the government also terminates Est-For’s current development project in Estonia.
11/05/2018
10/22/2018. The pulp mill, the mining ops and other nature profiteers are looking for a spot.
10/20/2018
6/14/2018
12/16/2016: Depiction of Andres Talijärv, the then General Secretary of the Ministry of Environment largely seen as biased towards the timber industry. He left the Ministry to work as the executive at the Private Forest Association in 2018, while before coming to the Ministry, he worked as an executive for Timber Estonia, while before that, he was the general director for the now defunct Forest Board, which also governed over the forests of the republic.
12/10/2016