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Life Under Lake Ice Is Vibrant and Alive Researchers Say

As long as ecologists have studied temperate lakes, the winter has been their off-season. It’s difficult, even dangerous, to look under the ice, and they…

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Oil industry fears new Yamal sinkholes

«We always thought that Yamal was a seismically quiet territory», says Aleksey Titovsky, leader of the regional Ministry of Science and Innovation. «However, research now…

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Vladimir Putin calls to create non-resource export support system by end of 2017

An efficient non-resource export support system should be established by 2017 year-end, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday. “We must have an operating and…

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Lake ecologists see winter as a key scientific frontier

As long as ecologists have studied temperate lakes, the winter has been their off-season. It’s difficult, even dangerous, to look under the ice, and they…

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The Soyuz TMA-05M rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Sunday, July 15, 2012 carrying Expedition 32 Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko, NASA Flight Engineer Sunita Williams and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) Flight Engineer Akihiko Hoshide to the International Space Station.  Photo Credit: (NASA/Carla Cioffi)
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There is no danger to Russia-US environmental cooperation

The global challenge of climate change, discussed this week in Morocco, pushes Russian and U.S. environmentalists towards closer cooperation regardless of the ebb and flow…

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Starvation killed 80,000 Russian reindeer after unusual rains cut off food supply

In August, a lightning blast claimed the lives of more than 300 reindeer in Norway. The month before, an anthrax epidemic — which Russian officials…

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Volgograd region nature parks offer visitors 60 new tourist routes

Seven nature parks in the Volgograd region offer their visitors 61 tourist routes, Chairman of the Committee for Natural Resources and Ecology Vitaly Sazonov told…

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More protection for Russian Arctic archipelagos

Next in the line are the New Siberian Islands. The archipelago located between the Laptev Sea and the East Siberian Sea will in 2017 get…

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