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Four Possible Reasons for the Environmental Disaster in Norilsk
The environmental disaster could be associated both with human errors and climatic effects.
--16-10-2020--
Greenpeace Published the Results of Water Samples from Kamchatka
Greenpeace has published the result of samples taken in the area of an ecological disaster in Kamchatka. None of the identified compounds could have caused such serious consequences.
--16-10-2020--
Landfills Audit: What is Wrong with Waste Disposal in Russia
Russia produces 450 kg of waste per person per year. Only 7% of them are recycled, more than 90% are stored in landfills. Moreover, the number of unauthorized landfills is several times higher than the number of official landfills. The authorities are fighting unauthorized landfills, but this increases the load on landfills. If nothing changes, the capacity of landfills will be exhausted already next year in 17 regions.
--29-09-2020--
Eco-friendly Fashion in Russia
Recycled clothes is a new world trend. Five Moscow brands will showcase collections tailored to the current requirements of green fashion. Paying particular attention to the existing global problems of environmental pollution, designers used recycled materials and non-waste production in their clothes.
--24-09-2019--
Transport Pollution Causes Greatest Harm to Arctic Atmosphere
Enterprizes and factories that burn wood and coal also play a considerable part in atmospheric pollution.
--09-03-2017--
ROSCOSMOS Will Allocate 16 Billion RUR for Monitoring Natural Resources
Roscosmos is going to create an optical-electronic space complex for studying the natural resources of Earth.
--31-10-2016--
Siberian Scientists Developed Eco-Friendly Method of Removing Oil from Lakes
The new method does not require any chemical agents and can be applied even in winter time.
--13-05-2016--
Way to Reduce Toxicity of Radioactive Waste Found in Russia
Russian scientists have found a way to solve the problem of radioactive waste accumulation and to reduce their toxicity considerably.
--29-12-2015--
Siberian Geologists Probe Permafrost to Forecast Global Climate Change
A method for on-line determination of permafrost condition and evaluation of man's impact on it has been devised by Siberian scientists. It will help better forecast the climate changes on the Earth.
--28-11-2015--
Online Map of Segregated Waste Recycling Points Goes Live in Moscow
Moscow municipal administration has launched an interactive map of segregated waste collection points and recycling collection centres.
--25-11-2015--
Russia to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Three Times in 2015
Russia calls all countries for joint efforts in fight against greenhouse gas emissions. Russia can finance the technology transfer to developing countries for their decrease in gas emissions.
--23-11-2015--
Moscow Government Banned Making Campfires Outside of Specially Designated Sites
Moscow dwellers will not be allowed to use barbecues, braziers and grills to cook food on the streets outside of specially allocated places.
--10-06-2014--
Eco Fashion Week an Ecological Trend
Eco Fashion Week took place in Moscow from the 17-th till the 22-nd of May, 2013. Models of Russian and European designers were presented within its frameworks.
--29-05-2013--
City Hall Wants Waste Outsourced
The Moscow government is looking to shift the burden of cleaning up the capital's streets to a private company that would be courageous enough to take up the arduous task. But is that the solution?
--20-10-2012--
The Fukushima Disaster News: Isotopes from Japan Arrived to Krasnoyarsk
Latest issue of 'Journal of Environmental Radioactivity' contains a paper by Russian researchers that covers distribution of radioactive isotopes from Fukushima nuclear power plant in space and time.
--02-12-2011--
Biofuel from Organic Sediments
Shallow and nicely heated water reservoirs are notable for high biomass production and increased amount of organic matter. Such water reservoirs often bloom during a period of explosive propagation of algae, and their bottom is covered with a thick layer of organic sediments. Russian scientists suggest using this organic matter for making biological fuel, an alternative for hydrocarbon fuel.
--29-07-2011--
Turning Wastes into Energy
Natural resources will definitely end sometimes, and we seem to get buried under giant heaps of rubbish. Where mankind should put all these wastes? Many countries have found a nice solution for this burning problem and even get profit of it. Russia recently also started working in this direction.
--15-06-2011--
Cell Phones Arent Good for Protozoa
In our everyday life we spend a good deal of time being under influence of weak electromagnetic radiation it can come from mobile phones or microwave ovens, for instance. Active debates about possible danger of this type of radiation take place all over the world. New facts on the subject arrive from Russian researchers.
--10-06-2011--
Fruit Pits and Nut Shells Help Purify Air
Russian researchers from Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology know how to make activated carbon filters for purifying air from petrol vapours and light-end oil products from fruit pits and nut shells.
--25-05-2011--
Waste Waters to Become Less Toxic
Wastes from large industrial enterprises are often extremely harmful for the environment and human health. Waste waters of Kazan Optical Mechanics Plant, for instance, are mainly polluted by heavy metal ions from a galvanizing room and synthetic surfactants from an optical room. Heavy metal ions are much more dangerous for our health, than synthetic surfactants (SS).
--20-05-2011--
Energy from Wood Wastes
Hydrocarbons still give up to 90 per cent of energy, consumed by the mankind. We try to reduce usage of oil and natural gas, at the same time trying to find alternative energy sources and to make the best use of already known sources.
--17-05-2011--
Rosneft and BP are Planning to Drill for Oil in a Remote Region of the Arctic. Is it a Slapdash Environmental Attitude?
Russian Rosneft oil company and British BP will explore the Kara Sea, known for its energy resources and the most fragile environment in the world. This fact frightens ecologists.
--22-05-2012--
A Rest for a Forest
The Khimki forest, a 1000 hectare reserve of birch trees just north of Moscow, has become the scene of dramatic confrontation between environmentalists and road builders. Today is the day of a short rest.
--03-08-2010--
Aluminum to Solve Problems with Energy
Using aluminum can solve major problems of traditional and hydrogen power engineering, and these are not mere words according to Russian scientists.
--07-07-2010--
Why Earths Poles Never Have Earthquakes?
Earthquakes are powerful natural disaster, which human beings often fail to predict accurately, live alone controlling them. However, scientists all over the world search for some peculiar phenomena, which are associated with earthquakes.
--17-09-2009--
Baikal: No Reaction on Global Warming
Changes, which took place in a unique ecosystem of Lake Baikal, have always attracted scientists. Heating of Baikal water column was of extreme interest climate warming near the lake was two times faster than average values for any place on the globe.
--08-09-2009--
Energy from Wastes
Organic wastes can become a great energy source, renewable and ecologically friendly, Russian scientists say
--05-11-2008--
Microwaves and Hurricanes
Russian scientists developed a technique, which allows studying the way hurricanes move and finding out the amount of heat and moisture they carry to mid-latitudes and mid-high latitudes from tropics. The technique is based upon data of Earths satellite monitoring in the microwave range.
--26-09-2008--
Global Warming to Serve Politicians
Russian Academy of Sciences officially claims main reasons of global warming are totally different from that announced by UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
--18-03-2008--
Black and Burning: Caviar Issue
Despite eating or selling black caviar is illegal, this tasty fish eggs regularly appear in shops. Biologists from World Wildlife Fund remind that selling even a single black egg is against Russian laws and demand banning black caviar export.
--04-03-2008--
What Does Arctic Climate Tell Us?
Russian scientist claims global warming can be just a temporary inconvenience, since climatic changes show their natural fluctuating patterns and depend on our Suns activity level.
--18-10-2007--
Mysteries of the Antarctica Solved Soon
Many mysteries of the Antarctic continent have been already solved, but even more of them are waiting for an answer to be found. For example, scientists still fail to calculate balance of the Antarctic ice sheet, i.e. its annual snow income and iceberg and melting losses.
--19-06-2007--
Greenhouse Economic Effect
Lots of issues including Russia the USA complicated relations were discussed at G8 summit in Germany, but the question of the greenhouse effect taken for unimportant for many years appeared to be one of the most disputable. Anyway, there are a lot of experts who have some doubts in how much the human activity affects the planet. They dont believe in threat of global warming and Kyoto Protocol able to regulate world temperatures in particular.
--13-06-2007--
Mountains Keep Losing their Icy Covers
Russian geographers have found out how over three thousand glaciers of Caucasus, the Pamirs and Tien Shan mountain systems change.
--15-05-2007--
Humidity Rules Earths Climate
Recent years have seen a surprising ball of the Earths elements. A procession of fires, floods and droughts makes one involuntarily think about the stability of climate on our planet. Scientists do their best to find the solution to this problem.
--29-12-2006--
What Happens to our Biosphere?
Different variants of global climate change predictions can be made by means of combining a limited number of climatic and biospheric mechanisms.
--28-02-2007--
Carbon Dioxide Consuming Algae
Scientists and other people, who care about our environment, worry about the growing concentration of carbon dioxide in the air of our planet. But there are plants, unicellular algae, for example, that are tolerant to high concentrations of carbon dioxide.
--22-03-2007--
Never Hide from the Rain under the Fir Tree
We usually regard trees as natural umbrellas. But youd better forget about it in industrial areas. Rains there are dirty, and become even dirtier, when they permeate tree crown.
--27-04-2007--
Ozone Holes Disappear Without Human Interference
Ozone layer is known to prevent hard life-destructing UV radiation coming from the space from penetrating Earths atmosphere. Since 1979 general ozone content in the atmosphere have been decreasing at a rate of 2.5% per decade.
--27-04-2007--
Radiation Reserve Parks
Many species of wild animals find shelter in the zones of radioactive contamination of Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Ukraine, where ionizing radiation doses exceed permissible rates of sanitation, where people have moved away and there is no farming and other activities.
--27-04-2007--
Working Rats
Most mammals have poor eyesight. But they supply this drawback with other sensory organs, mainly with sense of smell. The scientists believe grey rats can be used for identifying people according their smell like working dogs do.
--25-05-2007--
Twisters Heat the Ocean
Twisters can appear in the ocean as well as in the atmosphere. Atmospheric twisters have short lifetime; they move at enormous speeds and are often very destructive. Underwater twisters are calmer, they can be detected only by means of special devices, but they slowly mix ocean waters and influence climate at a global scale.
--25-05-2007--


News:

The Area of the Oil Slick in Nakhodka is almost 35 Thousand Square Meters
The exact source of the leak is being established.
--23-10-2020--
Toxic Algae were Named the Main Cause of Pollution of the Kamchatka Coast
Toxic algae may be the cause of water pollution of the Kamchatka coast.
--12-10-2020--
No Violations were Revealed in Kamchatka during the Inspection of the Landfill of Pesticides
Experts examined the Kozelsky landfill for pesticides in Kamchatka, they did not detect any serious violations visually.
--08-10-2020--
Vkusvill Stores will Pour Water Free of Charge to Combat Disposable Bottles
The company decided to pour water for free in order to encourage customers to avoid plastic bottles.
--25-07-2020--
Top Ten Nature and Ecology Museums of Russia
A rating of nature and ecology museums of Russia and the CIS countries by their uniqueness and popularity is now available online.
--19-05-2020--
The Russian Startup StartRocket Plans to Create an Advertising Billboard in Near-earth Orbit
It is noted that the technology can be used not only for advertising purposes, but also for the transfer of emergency messages.
--08-02-2019--
Eco-friendly Transportation Campaign
Green coloured car signs may be issued in Russia to emphasize the environmental friendliness of electric vehicles.
--20-01-2019--
The "Land of the Leopard" National Park Entered the International Alliance of Protected Areas
Membership in this international organization will help to protect the population of rare animals.
--16-11-2018--
Russian Retailers are Getting More Concerned about Environmental Issues
Azbuka Vkusa (The Alphabet of Taste) and LavkaLavka retail chains abandoned the use of expendable packaging and plastic bags.
--09-11-2018--
Environmental Programs of the Russian Business
The heating and transportation company of the Siberian Generating Company in Krasnoyarsk has dismantled the 45-meter chimney and the emergency building of the municipal boiler-house No. 1 by the explosion method.
--27-09-2018--
Moscow - One of the Greenest Capitals
The Russian capital ranked second among the world metropolitan cities in terms of the number of green zones and plantings.
--09-08-2018--
The Most Polluted Cities Of Russia
The Ministry of Natural Resources named the most polluted cities of Russia.
--21-09-2017--
Single Reference Book on Monitoring Key Animal Species Introduced in Arctic Reserves
Monitoring of the key animal species that are the most significant for the territory is conducted by scientific experts of all specially protected natural reservations.
--29-06-2017--
Moscow Air is 2.5 Times Cleaner than 5 Years Ago
The news has been reported by Anton Kulbachevsky, the head of the Department of Nature Management and Environmental Protection.
--16-03-2017--
2017 - Year Of Ecology
The official emblem of the Year of Ecology has been approved in Russia for the relevant federal and regional events.
--30-10-2016--
Lake Baikal Might Share Fate of Aral Sea
Russian government is concerned about Mongolia's plans to construct three hydroelectric power stations on River Selenga flowing into Baikal.
--27-05-2016--
Aerosol Situation in Moscow Slowly Alleviated
Russian ecologists and chemists from the Moscow State University state that the ecological situation with atmospheric aerosols in Moscow has been alleviated.
--16-02-2016--
Eco Troop Removed over 720 Ton Garbage from Wrangel Island in Arctic
Military personnel of the East military district carried out ecological rehabilitation of the Wrangel Island.
--05-12-2015--
Competition of New Year's Environmental Projects Started in Perm
The ecology committee of the city administration has announced the traditional city competition EcoFir-tree 2015.
--17-10-2015--
Over 40 Hectares of Forest Lands Cleared of Garbage near Astrakhan
The first results of the all-Russian action Live, the Forest! have been summed up in the Astrakhan Region.
--17-10-2015--
All-Russian Action "Live, Forest!" Took Place in Trans-Urals
Executive authorities participated in large-scale community work in the Kurgan Region on October 2.
--07-10-2015--
Financing of Russian Nature Reserves to be Kept in Full
The head of the Ministry of Natural Resources, Sergey Donskoy, made a speech at the All-Russian meeting in Vladivostok.
--06-10-2015--
ARPF Urges to Protect Moscow with Green Shield
The All-Russia People's Front calls for prohibiting deforestation within a 70 km radius of the Moscow Ring Road.
--21-09-2015--
Russia's First Museum of Domestic Garbage
Russia's first museum of domestic garbage will appear in Murmansk this year.
--12-03-2015--
Water Level in Lake Baikal Reached Its Record Low
The water in Lake Baikal, the cleanest and the deepest lake in the world, has dropped a record 40 cm to a sixty-year low for the past year and came near to the critical mark of 456 m., which can be followed by an ecocatastrophe.
--21-01-2015--
Old-Growth Forest May be Cut Down for Housing Development
Dwellers of the Noginsk District of the Moscow Region protest against cutting down of healthy and strong trees.
--17-12-2014--
Wild Nature Festival Gold Turtle Kicks off in Moscow
On June 28 the Central House of Artist will open the wild nature festival Gold Turtle.
--26-06-2014--
Utrish Wildlife Reserve Faces Danger Again
Utrish Wildlife Reserve in the Krasnodar Territory has never had to be regarded and treated as a national park. It has had neither tourist infrastructure nor capital facilities.
--08-03-2014--
Scientists Assume that Lake Ladoga is Killing Karelia Dwellers
An article titled Ladoga Kills has been published in the Russian Planet magazine.
--09-01-2014--
Wildlife Bridges for Elks to be Built in Vologda Region
Wild animals, while migrating from the Arkhangelsk Region to wintering ground and back often fall prey of accidents on the roads.
--25-12-2013--
EcoFest-2013 to Be Held in Moscow
The EcoFest -2013 Festival will take place in the Stroginsky flood plain, Moscow, from July 13 to July 14.
--10-07-2013--
Rada & Ternovnik Band Dedicates New Album to Ukok Plateau
Rada & Ternovnik band and the merited artiste of Russia Nogon Shumarov have jointly recorded a new album Ukok in defense of the same-name plateau in Altai.
--25-04-2013--
Battery Monument Unveiled in Ryazan
In this way ecologists have decided to pay attention to the problem of utilization of used batteries.
--16-04-2013--
New Ecological Russian Tour is Dedicated to Snow Leopard
In 2013, Tuva, Mongolia and the Altai will offer a new tourist route, created by ecologists of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The tour includes visiting habitats of argali and snow leopard.
--22-05-2012--
New Tourist Route to Appear in Astrakhan Nature Reserve
The Astrakhan Nature Biosphere Reserve attracts tourists with a unique walking route. Visitors will be able to see the diversity of flora and fauna of the Volga Delta.
--21-05-2012--
Eco Festival to Start in Yekaterinburg
The third ecological festival Clean and Healthy City will take place in the Urals capital on June 10, 2012.
--12-05-2012--
Moscow Lights Candles During the Earth Hour
For the fourth time Moscow and other Russian cities took part in the global Earth Hour on Saturday evening.
--02-04-2012--
Ecologists Find Rare Animals in Moscow
Rare species of animals live in the especially protected natural zones in the capital city of Russia.
--14-03-2012--
Automatic Recorders to Protect Kaliningrad National Park from Vandals
Autoregistrars set up in the unique national park Vishtynetskiy of the Kaliningrad Region are meant to fix violations of rules of conduct in the wood, and to record statistics of wild animals.
--12-03-2012--
Krasnodar Ecologists Are Under Threat of Imprisonment Fence of Governor Tkachev
The police in Tuapse town of Krasnodar Territory have officially recognized activists of the Ecological Watch across the North Caucasus - Suren Gazaryan and Evgeny Vitishko - suspects in the criminal case on damage of the fence round the summer residence of Kuban governor Alexander Tkachev.
--09-03-2012--
Settlement Dwellers Flooded with Manure
In Romashka Settlement of the Leningrad Region ecologists have once again found infringements in recycling of animal industry wastes.
--07-03-2012--
Uncleared Drains Dumped into Kaliningrad Gulf since 1946
During monitoring of the condition of reservoirs of the Kaliningrad Region ecologists have found an emergency dump of sewer drains around Pelavskoye Lake.
--05-03-2012--
Huge Dump in Sochi Destroys Resort Coast
A huge dump is located in the resort settlement Loo of the Lazarevsky District of Sochi, at the distance of 700 meters from the Black Sea and 200 meters from a school.
--01-03-2012--
Plane Crashed near Chelyabinsk Provokes Ecological Accident
The crash of plane SU-24 from Shagolsky air base on Big Koshkul Lake in the Kurgan Region on February, 13th has caused ecological accident
--29-02-2012--
Four New Nature Sanctuaries to Appear in Murmansk
The Murmansk Region, the nature of which is a real treasure of the Kola Peninsula, will be replenished with new nature sanctuaries.
--16-02-2012--
Two Nature Reserves and 6 National Parks to be Created in Russia
Two new federal nature reserves and six national parks will be created in Russia in 2012.
--15-02-2012--
Biospheric Reserve to be Established in Bashkiria
The first biospheric reserve in the Urals - Bashkir Ural - will be created in the Republic of Bashkiria.
--10-02-2012--
Unique Nature Sanctuary in Novgorod Region may be Build up with Cottages
The story of attempting upon the nature sanctuary Ilmensky Glint one of the most valuable nature sanctuaries of the Novgorod Region - runs on.
--09-02-2012--
National Park to be Founded on Lake Seliger
A national park is planned to be established in the Tver Region on Lake Seliger, the regional ministry of natural resources and ecology informs.
--03-02-2012--
Ecologists Reject Offers of Builders of Toll Highway Moscow-Petersburg
The French company Vinci tries to resolve the prolonged conflict about the Khimki forest in Moscow, having made of it not only the roadside, but also an international project that will return money to support ecology and, probably, reassure the dissatisfied.
--02-02-2012--
Leopard Sanctuary in Primorski Krai Cut Down
Wildlife sanctuary Leopard and reserve Cedar Honeydew in Primorski Territory on the basis of which the prime minister Vladimir Putin ordered to create national park Land of Leopard is being cut down.
--01-02-2012--
Villagers Beat off Another Attempt of Seizure of Lands
Last week another attempt of illegal seizure of land in the water security zone for building it up took place in Pokhlebaiki Village standing on the bank of Istrinsky water storage reservoir in the Moscow Region.
--26-01-2012--
Garbage Museum to be Created in Bashkiria
Activists of ecological movements of Bashkiria Republic have announced creation of a republican museum of interesting and dangerous finds from garbage.
--26-01-2012--
Another Scandal About Crane Reserve Near Moscow
The story of the unique wildlife preserve Crane Homeland in Taldom District of the Moscow Region, which was included in the plan of peatbog rewetting is developing further.
--19-01-2012--
First Energy-Efficient Residential Quarter in Russian to be Built in Ufa
The first energy-saving many-storeyed house in Russia will be built in Ufa (Bashkiria) in 2012.
--18-01-2012--
Dirtiest and Purest Regions of Russia Announced
The public organization Green Patrol has summed up ecological results of the year 2011.
--13-01-2012--
Bog and Cave in Bashkiria Recognized Nature Sanctuaries
Four nature sites have been registered among the new nature sanctuaries of the Republic of Bashkiria.
--12-01-2012--
Karelia People Protect Unique Lake
Dwellers of the Karelian settlement Kulikovo bordering on Leningrad Region have once again stood up against opening a cast mine near Yastrebinoe Lake.
--30-12-2011--
WWF Makes Special Mention of Ulyanovsk Region
Ulyanovsk Region has turned to be in the first group in the rating of forest management among the federal subjects of Russia.
--26-12-2011--
150 People Came To Paint a Giant Eco-Bag In Moscow
An action " Unpack!" was held on the 25th of August in the centre of Moscow when a big group of people painted a giant linen bag.The organisator of the event was a social organisation "Eca".
--29-08-2011--
Two Exhibitions of Photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand Open in Moscow
Two expositions of the well-known photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand have been opened in Moscow at once.
--02-08-2011--
Foxes Domesticated First Time Since Ancient Times
Scientists from Novosibirsk successfully reproduced a great biological experiment of ancient human beings animal domestication.
--28-07-2011--
Learning More about the Aral Sea
Researchers from Russia and America studied sediments of the Aral Sea and learned some interesting facts from the history of our planet.
--19-07-2011--
Air Flow Visualization System Developed
Russian scientists from the city of Omsk have developed a technique, which helps make air flows visible.
--14-07-2011--
Russian Batteries for Electric Cars to Have High Capacity
A joint Russian and Chinese company Liotech produces high-tech lithium-ion batters with very high capacity.
--05-07-2011--
Hybrid Plants to Be Studied
Researchers from Lipetsk will pay close attention to early-ripening hybrids of corn, sunflower and rape.
--24-06-2011--
Search for Ancient Volcanic Eruptions Started
Volcanologists from Sakhalin and Kamchatka travel to the Kuril islands in order to learn more about history of caldera volcano eruptions.
--20-06-2011--
Unique Studies of the Caspian Seas Bottom
A unique research facility, hosted on a survey motor boat, is currently studying water and bottom of the Caspian Sea.
--31-05-2011--





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