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The role of Intergovernmental Organizations regarding the Khimki Forest case

Feature story | 9 August, 2011 at 15:56

The Russian government is planning the construction of a toll speedy motorway between Moscow and St. Petersburg, on the basis of a public-private partnership project (PPP) to be implemented by the French company Vinci and its Russian consortium...

7 Big hydropower station s are planned to be built in Krasnoyarsk region

Feature story | 3 August, 2011 at 2:19

According to the new Scheme of territory planning in Krasnoyarsk region, 7 big HPSs are planned to be built in the Yenisei river basin by the year 2030. In case of construction the total area of waterflooding will reach approximately 2,11 mln...

Much ado about nothing

Feature story | 29 July, 2011 at 2:41

After a recent visit of high guests from UNESCO to Lake Baikal, messages started to appear in media that they allegedly approved further functioning of Baikalsk Paper and Pulp Mill (BPPM). Can it be true?

Environmental risks of investments into Russia

Feature story | 16 June, 2011 at 16:12

Projects of construction of «Altai» gas pipeline as well as of five mountain resorts in the North Caucasian republics threaten to the World Natural Heritage and to the investors’ reputation. Such a statement was made today, at the first working...

French president Sarkozy pushing the destruction of protected nature areas in the...

Feature story | 27 May, 2011 at 18:23

According to the Russian news agency RIA Novosti, the Russian and French presidents, Dmitry Medvedev and Nicolas Sarkozy, agreed on the 26th of May that France will fully assist in the development of ski and holiday resorts in the North Caucasus.

The Forests with Nuclear Pollution are Now Burning in Chelyabinsk Region

Feature story | 10 May, 2011 at 19:34 2 comments

A large forest fire is burning near Bolshoi Kuyash village. This area suffers from a serious nuclear pollution after a nuclear accident has occurred on “Mayak” plant in Chelyabinsk Region.

The police government of the Moscow region must resign because of lawlessness in Khimki

Feature story | 8 May, 2011 at 14:53

Instead of performing their direct security duties the police of Khimki are managing lawless affairs — arresting and beating the intelligent and law-abiding defenders of the Khimki forest.

No Money to Waste, Rosatom go Renewable!

Feature story | 20 April, 2011 at 11:15

Greenpeace Russia activists came to the headquarter of the Russian State Nuclear Energy Corporation "Rosatom" calling the nuclear monopoly to go renewable.

Whose Fire It Is Anyway??

Feature story | 5 April, 2011 at 16:59

Cane fires are raging in Volgograd area. Last night the cane on a border of «Volgo-Ahtubinskaya Poima» National Park took fire. Green Peace people and volunteers had been fighting fire for a few hours but no-one from fire services responsible...

2011 Fire Season. Have we learned a lesson?

Feature story | 5 April, 2011 at 14:37

The situation with wildfires is now developing in almost the same way it did in spring 2010. Fires in the steppes, grass fires, and reed fires have started almost everywhere in the south of European part the country, in Kaliningrad Region,...

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