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Leading Environmentalists Violently Attacked in Russia

This week, Russia’s Ministry of Justice removed Environmental Watch on the North Caucasus from the list of “foreign agents” because it no longer receives foreign funding. Andrei Rudomakha,…

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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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Lake Baikal: Protection of a unique ecosystem

Researchers are studying the impact of climate change and environmental toxins on the lake’s fauna. They addressed the question of how Baikal amphipods that fulfill…

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Mysterious Russian craters hints trouble for our planet

The rising temperatures in Northern Siberia are causing mysterious giant craters. Scientists are concerned this could be warning for further catastrophe. This is due to…

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Irkutsk region officials destroy unique national park for construction of camp sites and cottages

Municipal authorities unlawfully allocated part of the protected land on the island of Olkhon on Lake Baikal for the construction of tourist accommodation. The total…

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Russia ordered to pay €5.4 million for seizing Arctic Sunrise

An international tribunal formed under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea has ruled that Russia will have to pay the Netherlands €5.4…

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