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Automatic air pollution control stations will be built in Sibay and Salavat

In Bashkiria, work continues on equipping enterprises with automated sensors for monitoring air pollution and installing automated monitoring stations. According to the Interim Minister of…

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2.3 Thousand Hectares of Illegal Dumps is Main Ecological Concern in Bashkiria

The Ministry of Ecology of Bashkortostan has calculated the number of places in the region where garbage is illegally dumped. As of January 1, 2019,…

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Plastic Pollution Terrifies the Gulf of Finland and the Neva Bay

Petersburg scientists are sounding the alarm over the pollution of the Gulf of Finland and Lake Ladoga with plastic bottles and household chemicals. In accordance…

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Russia worried about Norway’s decision to dump mining waste into Arctic fjord

Minister of Natural Resources and ecology of Russia, Mr Dmitry Kobylkin, has raised the question at Tuesday’s meeting with Norway’s Environmental Minister Mr Ola Elvestuen….

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Toxic green snow in polluted Russian town sparks environmental protests

Toxic green and black snow falling on Russian towns has sparked mass protests against pollution. Residents in Pervouralsk were horrified when chemicals spilling from a…

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Artist probes Russia’s toxic legacy through family history

Pavel Otdelnov recalls how as a child he saw his mother boil his parents’ bedding every day. His father worked in the factories of Dzerzhinsk,…

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Russia will free nearly 100 captive whales from “prison”

After months of public outrage, Russian authorities ordered the release of nearly 100 beluga and orca whales held captive in Russia Thursday, The Associated Press reports….

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Tourism infrastructure to be subsidized in 22 Russian regions

The Russian federal budget provides about 21 bln rubles ($320.1 mln) for development of the tourist infrastructure for this year and two coming years,” Prime…

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