Pollution

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What Will Earth’s Climate Look Like by 2050?

You can see evidence of climate change everywhere. Temperatures are increasing, glaciers are melting, ocean levels are rising and extreme weather events are becoming more common. If…

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Chelyabinsk Сopper Plant Conflict Reaches Lowest Point

Despite the open protests by ecologists and locals, it seems the Tomino copper mining complex is going ahead. This month, Russia’s largest extractor of copper ore received…

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Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Blame ‘Moral Decay’ for Ecology Crisis

Pope Francis and the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians issued a joint appeal Friday for political leaders to “support the consensus of the world”…

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With sulfuric acid production started, sulfur dioxide emission drops in border area

Sulfur dioxide (SO2) pollution from the factories near Russia’s border to Norway in the north has for decades been a thorn in the relations between…

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Программу по снижению уровня загрязнения в Норильске и других промышленных центрах разработают в крае до конца года

На первом этапе проведут анализ проб воздуха и почвы на границах санитарно-защитных зон промышленных предприятий, в зоне влияния ТЭЦ и вблизи крупных автомагистралей, чтобы выяснить,…

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Stop GOK: Chelyabinsk Activists Blocking Construction of the New Copper Plant

Twelve kilometres from the city of Chelyabinsk, the Russian Copper Company (RMK) is planning to build a new ore mining and enrichment plant. This Urals…

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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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Big tobacco leaves huge ecological footprint -WHO

Tobacco growing is causing “massive harm” to the environment through the extensive use of chemicals, energy and water, and pollution from manufacturing and distribution, the…

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