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Exposing oil exploitation in the Russian Arctic

Feature story | 29 March, 2012 at 15:49

The Arctic Council is meeting in Stockholm today, and government representatives will discuss the sustainability — or not — of Arctic oil.

Brief overview of oil pipelines’ rupture sand volumes of oil spills in Russia

Publication | 6 March, 2012 at 18:22

Land surface waters (rivers and lakes) are contaminated with oil products throughout the territory of the Russian Federation. Oil products are found almost in every water body (even in Baikal lake).

If you want your reputation to go downhill, invest in “Northern Caucasus Resorts”

Feature story | 30 January, 2012 at 10:38

At this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, which closed its doors yesterday, one of the hot debates was that capitalism, in its current form, no longer fits the world around us. An obvious example of capitalism going in the wrong direction...

The EPR nuclear reactor: A dangerous waste of time and money

Publication | 24 January, 2012 at 17:31

Greenpeace International briefing on European Pressurized Reactor with information about construction errors and the economic setbacks the EPR construction projects have run into.

Oil and gas development in the Arctic: At what cost?

Publication | 24 January, 2012 at 13:04

During the last few years the oil and gas industry growth in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation (AZRF) has increased. Environmental threats, as well as threats to Indigenous peoples inhabiting the area and their traditional way of living,...

Main objective of the constructions in and near the Khimki Forest: suppress civil...

Feature story | 1 October, 2011 at 11:50

End of September 2011, representatives of Greenpeace Russia and the Save the Khimki Forest Movement as well as residents of Moscow and Khimki inspected the site in the Khimki Forest where construction work preparations for the Moscow - St.

Are "Resorts of Northern Caucasus" trustworthy?

Feature story | 20 September, 2011 at 12:42

Greenpeace is waiting for explanations from OJSC "Resorts of Northern Caucasus " (OAO "Kurorty Severnogo Kavkaza") with respect to the concept of location of new resorts presented recently. Despite the promises made by the company, the touristic...

Today Greenpeace Russia announced the “Enemy of Baikal” contest winners

Feature story | 9 September, 2011 at 21:47

The winners of a half-year-long contest were announced on Friday at the press-conferences in Irkutsk and Moscow.

Join Muscovites in their Twitter campaign to save Khimki Forest

Feature story | 26 August, 2011 at 18:37

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has the power and the responsibility to save the legally protected Khimki Forest from destruction and if you want to ask him to act he can be conveniently reached on his Twitter account (@MedvedevRussia). Send...

"Prirazlomnaya" Platform is moving in the Pechora Sea

Feature story | 19 August, 2011 at 3:26

According to Gazprom press-service and our colleagues from Bellona-Murmansk, towing of the unfinished oil platform "Prirazlomnaya" began in the Pechora Sea.

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