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Arctic scientific research projects to receive bigger financial support

The Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFFI) will organize a special competition for grants among Arctic research projects, where the financing may be increased by…

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Scientists Discover the Secret ‘City of Penguins’ Hidden in the Danger Islands of Antarctica

A gigantic ‘super-colony’ of penguins has been discovered hidden on remote islands on the frozen coast of Antarctica. A total of 1.5 million penguins are…

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Buildings must be the foundation of a green city

Densely-populated cities are good for the environment in many ways. Condominiums and apartment buildings are more efficiently and easily heated and cooled. Public transport systems…

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Gazprom meeting highest international standards for industrial and environmental safety

The Gazprom Board of Directors reviewed and commended the Company’s occupational, industrial and fire safety efforts and environmental protection measures. It was emphasized that Gazprom had a well-organized system for occupational…

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Norilsk Nickel’s Investment of $14 mln into machinery upgrade of Kola GMK turns ecologically positive

Russian mining and metals company Norilsk Nickel will allocate 800 mln rubles ($14 mln) to acquire new machinery for Severny Mine of its affiliate Kola…

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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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Vostochny Port obtains ISO 14001:2015 certificate

Vostochny Port JSC (part of Port Management Company coal holding), the largest Russia’s dedicated terminal with state-of-the-art coal handling technologies, became the first coal port…

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The Fat-and-Oil Industry — a Driver of Growth in the Russian Agro-Industrial Complex

On 3-4 April 2018, the Radisson Slavyanskaya hotel in Moscow will host the conference “The Fat-and- Oil Industry — a Driver of Growth in the…

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