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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.

Representatives hand over 125,000 signature petition during a meeting with the Head...

Feature story | 30 June, 2010 at 17:13

June 30, 2010. Paris. Today at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris Coalition of Russian NGOs “For Baikal!” has handed in an Appeal singed by over 125,000 people from all over the world to protect Lake Baikal in Siberia.

Lake Baikal lost lawsuit in the Supreme Court

Feature story | 22 June, 2010 at 3:00

Moscow, Russian Federation – The Supreme Court didn’t listen to the arguments of Greenpeace and Mr. Margulev in the case of the Baikal Pulp and Paper Meal and sided with the contaminator of the lake.

Baikal As a Gift to All Humankind

Feature story | 3 June, 2010 at 3:00

June 3, 2010. Moscow. Today the Coalition of NGOs “For Baikal!” turned to the Russian authorities with a suggestion to give a long-awaited present to the country and the world: make a terminal decision with regards the closure of the Baikalsk...

Toxic substances found in Krasny Bor wastewaters

Feature story | 19 May, 2010 at 3:00

Today Greenpeace published the first results of the Volga-Baltic expedition. A variety of toxic substances in very high concentrations has been found in a wastewater sample from the Krasny Bor toxic waste landfill.

Authorities prevent starting Volgo-Baltic expedition Greenpeace

Feature story | 13 May, 2010 at 15:00

Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation – Volgo-Baltic expedition Greenpeace scheduled on this morning still hasn’t started because of the obstacles from Russian River Register. The Boat “Beluga II” completely ready for sailing continues standing on...

Harass environmentalists - threaten extremists

Feature story | 28 April, 2010 at 13:28

It seems the scenario tasted by Irkutsk law enforcement at the Baikal Environmental Wave is repeating in Samara.

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