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Hungary catastrophe can repeat in Russia

Feature story | 25 October, 2010 at 16:40

In Russia there are about 26 thousand hydraulic structures only 30% of which are considered safe and more than 10% - abandoned.

Greenpeace: red sludge contains high concentrations of arsenic and mercury

Feature story | 18 October, 2010 at 16:33

Representatives of Greenpeace at the press- conference in Hungary stated that the red sludge, which flooded some cities in Hungary, contains unusually high concentrations of toxicants. The red sludge samples taken by Greenpeace on Tuesday showed...

Why is the road construction through the Khimki Forest still going on?

Feature story | 11 October, 2010 at 16:09

Against President's decision, construction of the road by the plan including destruction of the Khimki Forest, is going on. And defenders of the Khimki Forest are detained by militia again.

Utrish defenders appealed to the Strasbourg court

Feature story | 1 October, 2010 at 16:02

Greenpeace Russia has appealed to the European Court of Human Rights in connection with the unlawful decisions of the city of Anapa and Krasnodar regional court.

Khimki Forest: President’s Instruction May Be a Trick

Feature story | 24 September, 2010 at 15:49

On August 26, 2010 The President of Russia has instructed the Government to halt the implementation of the orders to build the toll highway section via the Khimki Forest and to hold additional public and expert discussions.

Smog may be followed by radiation

Feature story | 10 August, 2010 at 3:00

Greenpeace today published a map showing that wildfires are spreading across the radiation contaminated forests.

Forest fires 2010: A miser pays twice

Feature story | 10 August, 2010 at 3:00

Greenpeace calculates those means the country will spend to fight the forest fires and deal with their consequences, would be enough to finance several-year work of a state forest protection body of 20 000 employees.

Russia chokes from Forest code

Feature story | 9 August, 2010 at 3:00

The climate change that caused a terrible heat wave and drought in Russia is important but not the only reason for the devastating wildfires in the Central Russia regions.

Substances dangerous for water were discovered during the immersion of “MIR” in the...

Feature story | 26 July, 2010 at 18:10

Two weeks ago the bathyscaphs “MIR” submerged not far from the Baikalsk Pulp and Paper Mill. They took samples at a depth of 33 metres in the area of the waste water pipe from the Mill. Analyses were undertaken over the following two weeks.

The letter on protection of Himki forest was handed over to the prime-minister

Feature story | 22 July, 2010 at 3:00

The Himki forest protectors brought signatures addressing Putin V.V. and wood from Himki forest to the White House.

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