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Russian Rivers are Full of Plastic Bottles: Plastic Pollution Inevitable

These shocking images show the horrific scale of plastic pollution as a riverbed is clogged with litter. Thousands of plastic bottles cover every inch of…

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Second Chornobyl: Yunkom mine flooding in Donbas might become a disaster

Ukraine has frozen in panic expectation of the militants’ flooding of the Yunkom mine, located in the occupied part of Donetsk region, where an underground…

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Fears of Radiation Leak From Flooded Ukraine Mine

Ukrainian Ecology Minister Ostap Semerak said the potential existed for a “radiation catastrophe” if plans to flood the Yunkom coal mine go ahead, The Irish…

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Russian Scientists Found a New Genus and Species of Frogs

A team of scientists from MSU and their foreign colleagues discovered a previously unknown species and genus of batrachians Siamophryne troglodytes. These frogs live in the…

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Government Can’t Find Money to Recover Healing Lake in Makhachkala

The rehabilitation work has started in 2016. Still there is no end in sight for the lack of financial means. The complete restoration of the…

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Rescue attempt underway to save whale stranded in Russian Far Eastern river

Russian Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology Sergey Donskoy is personally monitoring the operation to rescue the whale that became stranded in the river mouth…

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Beavers Destroyed 300 Hectares of Russian Woods

Beavers have damaged over 300 hectares of forest in Russia’s Novgorod region since the beginning of the year. According to officials with the Novgorod Forest…

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Major rescue underway with at least 16 people missing after Russian diamond mine floods

Rescue teams are desperately searching for at least 16 workers reported missing in a mine owned by a group of Russian diamond hunters after the pit flooded….

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