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Arctic tundra contaminated with high levels of mercury pollution, scientists warn

Experts fear soil run-off could poison sea life native communities rely on for survival and warn climate change could exacerbate problem. The remote Arctic tundra may seem…

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Norilsk Nickel participates in recreation of salmon population in Arctic

The Norilsk Nickel Company’s Murmansk Transportation Branch (MTB) bought and released into waters of the Umba River in the Murmansk region 47,000 salmon fry. The…

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Gigantic Prehistoric Reptile’s Remains Unearthed in Russia

A team of scientists uncovered the remains of a new species of prehistoric marine reptile known as the pliosaur on the bank of Volga river…

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Russia plans to venture into mini hydro-electric power projects in India

Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation is holding preliminary talks with the Indian government and private companies to expand its footprint in India by venturing…

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Scientists count Yamal marine mammals from helicopters

This May, biologists from the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, researchers from Russian Arctic National Park, the Barents Sea Branch…

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Why Russia’s Indigenous People Are Wary Of National Parks

Russia’s northern Indigenous people have reason to view their national parks system with suspicion. Park boundaries are sometimes rolled back to make way for resource…

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Amateur astronomer creates a spectacular panorama of the Milky Way by painstakingly stitching together 110 images

An enthusiastic astronomer painstakingly stitched together a series of shots taken on one night from a remote hill in Russia to make this incredibly detailed panorama…

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China-Russia naval drill began in South China Sea

Ever since the communists seized power in China, they have been in an expansionist mode. They captured Tibet and occupied vast tracts of Indian land…