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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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Siberian Women Want to Come to Canada as Environmental Refugees

A group of Siberian residents, fed up with worsening environmental conditions in Kiselyovsk, a coal town in Russia, posted a YouTube video, making an emotional…

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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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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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Plastic Pollution Terrifies the Gulf of Finland and the Neva Bay

Petersburg scientists are sounding the alarm over the pollution of the Gulf of Finland and Lake Ladoga with plastic bottles and household chemicals. In accordance…

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Toxic green snow in polluted Russian town sparks environmental protests

Toxic green and black snow falling on Russian towns has sparked mass protests against pollution. Residents in Pervouralsk were horrified when chemicals spilling from a…

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