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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.

The 1st of April – firefighters are out in the country

Feature story | 1 April, 2011 at 6:27

Friday afternoon and the weekends are the most “hot” days. Our broad experience in firefighting proves this statement.

The Forests with Nuclear Pollution are Now Burning in Chelyabinsk Region

Feature story | 10 May, 2011 at 20:34 1 comment

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.

2011 Fire Season. Have we learned a lesson?

Feature story | 5 April, 2011 at 15:37

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,...

Whose Fire It Is Anyway??

Feature story | 5 April, 2011 at 17:59

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...

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.

April 25, 2003. Last week in the Amur Region saw a forest fire that almost completely...

Feature story | 25 April, 2003 at 3:00

April 25, 2003. Last week in the Amur Region saw a forest fire that almost completely destroyed the Muravyovsky Natural Park where lots of rare birds including the Russian and International Red Data Books' Daurian crane have their nestling places.

14 April, the situation with forest fires in Russia is getting from bad to worse.

Feature story | 14 April, 2003 at 3:00

The situation with forest fires in Russia is getting from bad to worse. Each day up to a hundred new fires are registered and fire teams can hardly find men and strength to fight all of the forest fires.

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.

March 21. Greenpeace activists and the state fire-brigades have found a smouldering...

Feature story | 21 March, 2003 at 3:00

Some peats in Moscow region are burning undersnow. Greenpeace activists and brigades of the state firefighters have found a smouldering peats in Dmitrov, Taldom and Sergiyev-Posad Districts of Moscow Region; we also have information about peat...

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