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Russian deputies making fun of environmental standards

Feature story | 23 June, 2014 at 16:21

Russia is famous for its wonderful nature, rich natural resources… And for low environmental standards that more and more often fail to protect this nature from aggressive rush for these resources.

Greenpeace reported to Committee about destruction of tropical World Natural Heritage

Feature story | 19 June, 2014 at 12:27

Greenpeace presented report devoted to the state of conservation of tropical World Natural Heritage properties during last 4 years on the current session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee.

Oil spill response plan for Prirazlomnaya fails to comply with Russian law

Feature story | 18 April, 2014 at 19:38

On the day of shipment of the first Arctic oil from Prirazlomnaya Greenpeace Russia addressed Russian General Prosecutor Office with an official letter claiming that the company’s oil spill response plan does not comply with several requirements...

Did Gazprom launch operations at Prirazlomnaya illegally?

Feature story | 14 April, 2014 at 18:04

Greenpeace Russia has supplied four letters to the Russian Federation's General Prosecutors Office asking to check if the launch of oil production at the Prirazlomnaya rig was legal. The company has violated several requirements of Federal law in...

Gaps in the oil spill prevention and response plan for the operational area of the...

Publication | 4 April, 2014 at 16:14

Greenpeace Russia has analyzed a Summary of the oil spill response plan (OSRP) published on the company’s official website and found numerous gaps that challenge its effectiveness and reliability.

Indigenous Komi people decide to kick Lukoil out of their lands

Feature story | 3 April, 2014 at 14:22 2 comments

Residents from 13 different villages in the Izhma district of the Komi region gathered at a public meeting to discuss recent environmental problems caused by Lukoil, the primary oil company operating in this subarctic area. The result of the...

Ghost towns of Fukushima

Feature story | 26 March, 2014 at 18:35

Photographer Andy Fabian sent us his photos from his recent trip to Fukushima. Here is his story about the land of ghosts and nuclear disaster.

Gazprom, Rosneft and other Russian oil majors to extract hydrocarbons inside...

Feature story | 25 March, 2014 at 16:59

Using GIS technology Greenpeace Russia has revealed that the Russian Federal Agency on Subsoil Use (Rosnedra) has systematically issued licenses for oil and gas exploration and production overlapping with federally protected areas - in direct...

Activists scale ExxonMobil rig on 25th Anniversary of Exxon Valdez

Feature story | 24 March, 2014 at 15:34

Ølen, Norway 24 March 2014, – Today, on the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska, Greenpeace climbers scaled an ExxonMobil rig destined to drill in the Russian Arctic. The activists are calling for a ban on offshore oil...

Greenpeace asked the EBRD what its environmental principles are really worth

Feature story | 28 February, 2014 at 19:54

Greenpeace along with an environmental organization Bellona and representatives of Ufa’s community have met with agents of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, which is going to sponsor a scandalous project of the Kronospan company...

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