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Sea ice off Alaska is shrinking dramatically instead of natural growth

This should not be happening: a dramatic wintertime decline in sea ice in the Bering Sea between Feb. 6-16. Darker blue colors show areas with the…

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Norilsk Nickel Plans to Change Its Ecology Issues

Norilsk Nickel, has announced plans to slash dirty emissions – and finally has released a sketch of measures it will undertake to carry that out….

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Russia’s Arctic regions chase government funding to raise Soviet era shipwrecks

Despite the international funding that has poured into the Murmansk area to remove nuclear hazards, other kinds of accumulated environmental damage are crying out for…

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Siberian smog monitors battle for clean air

Weary of local officials dismissing the deadly smog that covers their city, citizens of Siberia’s industrial hub Krasnoyarsk decided to take action and monitor air…

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Sakhalin Energy tops 2017 Environmental Responsibility Rating of Oil & Gas Companies in Russia

For the second consecutive year, Sakhalin Energy topped the Environmental Responsibility Rating of Oil & Gas Companies, achieving high results in three sections: Environmental Management, Environmental Impact,…

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Russia, U.S. and Other Nations Restrict Fishing in Thawing Arctic

Relations between Russia and the United States are in a deep freeze, but they share a looming common problem north of their Arctic coastlines —…

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Radiation Spike May Have Been Spotted in Ural Mountains

Russia said Tuesday for the first time that it had detected a significant radiation spike in the Ural Mountains, close to a sprawling Soviet-era nuclear…

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The Smoggy City

Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment or natural resources that causes environmental imbalance and adverse changes. It can take the form…

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