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Russian Surfers Say Mysterious Pollution Is Poisoning Them

Blurred Vision Surfers in Kamchatka, Russia are reporting that the ocean water is leaving them with poisoning-like symptoms, CBS News reports. “For several weeks now, all surfers…

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WWF targets Vladimir Potanin for Russia’s biggest oil spill

Billionaire Vladimir Potanin just wants to live a quiet life. But when his company Norilsk Nickel spilled over 20,000 tons of diesel into the Arctic,…

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Norilsk Nickel admits pumping waste into Tundra

The world’s biggest nickel producer, already at the center of an investigation into a massive Arctic oil spill, is facing a separate probe into why…

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Wildlife is Thriving in World’s Most Radioactive Region of Chernobyl

The Chernobyl reactor explosion was the world’s worst nuclear disaster and the current topic of a critically-acclaimed HBO show. However wildlife is surprisingly thriving in…

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Russian Rivers are Full of Plastic Bottles: Plastic Pollution Inevitable

These shocking images show the horrific scale of plastic pollution as a riverbed is clogged with litter. Thousands of plastic bottles cover every inch of…

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Second Chornobyl: Yunkom mine flooding in Donbas might become a disaster

Ukraine has frozen in panic expectation of the militants’ flooding of the Yunkom mine, located in the occupied part of Donetsk region, where an underground…

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Fears of Radiation Leak From Flooded Ukraine Mine

Ukrainian Ecology Minister Ostap Semerak said the potential existed for a “radiation catastrophe” if plans to flood the Yunkom coal mine go ahead, The Irish…

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Russian Scientists Found a New Genus and Species of Frogs

A team of scientists from MSU and their foreign colleagues discovered a previously unknown species and genus of batrachians Siamophryne troglodytes. These frogs live in the…

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