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Plans for road near radioactive site lead to fury in Moscow

As soon as they heard about the plans for a new road in south Moscow, a small group of residents and scientists tried to oppose…

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New waste management complex will be constructed in Russia’s Kaliningrad Region

Russia’s sovereign wealth fund RDIF (Russian Direct Investment Fund), Sibinveststroy and Urbaser, Spain’s leading municipal solid waste (MSW) management company, have agreed to jointly implement…

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Warming Ocean Currents Affect Weather and Environment

If one can imagine looking at our globe from the South Pole end, one can observe the ocean currents circulating water across the oceans. First…

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Arctic temperatures 2.5 degrees higher than normal in 2018, fall and winter warmest since 1938

Air temperatures were 2.5 degrees Celsius higher than normal in the Russian Arctic in 2018, especially in the Eastern Arctic, where temperatures exceeded the norm…

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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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Climate Change Already Impacting Water Quality

Changes in temperature and precipitation have already impacted the amount of nitrogen introduced into US waterways. This can lead to toxin-producing algal blooms or low-oxygen…

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Automatic air pollution control stations will be built in Sibay and Salavat

In Bashkiria, work continues on equipping enterprises with automated sensors for monitoring air pollution and installing automated monitoring stations. According to the Interim Minister of…

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2.3 Thousand Hectares of Illegal Dumps is Main Ecological Concern in Bashkiria

The Ministry of Ecology of Bashkortostan has calculated the number of places in the region where garbage is illegally dumped. As of January 1, 2019,…

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