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World Cup Stadium Built on a Rare Wildlife Habitat Area

In an ironic twist, a World Cup stadium built to the highest environmental standards has taken over the last of a Russian city’s natural wetlands….

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World Cup Has Divisive Legacy for Russia’s Environment

Russia claims its World Cup stadiums meet the highest environmental standards, yet some have been built on top of ecologically sensitive areas. The site of…

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Burn The Waste: New Plan to Fight Landfill Sites is Risky

Protests have been growing in recent months over the stench from landfill sites around Moscow, overflowing with millions of tonnes of rubbish. Authorities have now…

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Rospotrebnadzor Joins Yadrovo Landfill Lawsuit

Moscow Region’s Ecology Ministry and office of Russia’s consumer rights protection agency Rospotrebnadzor have joined a lawsuit to shut down the notorious Yadrovo landfill site…

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Russian Garbage Problem is Spreading

Many cities are joining the protests against garbage dumps in central Russia, as the problem becomes more and more grotesque. Elderly residents of Moscow region…

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Russian Ecological Bombs Going Off

Recent occurrence in Volokolamsk, when more than 90 people have been poisoned by the chemicals emitted by a local garbage dump is only a tip…

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China’s Pollution Nightmare Creates Opportunities For LNG Exporters

While this is not necessarily news that the Chinese populace wants to hear, a new report released Thursday by the country’s environmental ministry said that…

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Russian Billionaires at War: Ecology is the First Victim

As Russia moves further from 2017, dubbed the Year of Ecology, for some regions environmental prospects look bleaker that to others. And Oligarchs has a…

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