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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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Russian foxes bred for tameness may not be a validity of ‘domestication syndrome’

For the last 60 years, scientists in Siberia have bred silver foxes to be increasingly tame, with the goal of revealing the evolutionary and genetic…

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Russia takes the green vector

Last week, Moscow hosted the 8-th Ecological Forum, which discussed the responsibility of business to future generations. The forum was organized by Norilsk Nickel, the…

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Kazakhstan’s senate speaker proposed to consider status of the Ural River

Dariga Nazarbayeva Chairwoman of the Senate of Kazakhstan’s Parliament and Valentina Matvienko, speaker of the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of Russia,…

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Protected Areas: the Past, Present, and Future of Conservation

The greatest conservation success story in the 21st century is the exponential growth of protected areas–a primary defense mechanism against Earth’s bioersity loss. In 1992,…

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Сoral Reefs Shifting Away from Equator

Coral reefs are retreating from equatorial waters and establishing new reefs in more temperate regions, according to new research. The researchers found that the number…

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A Massive Plan To Expand Forests And Save The World

Forests are some of the most incredible places on Earth – teeming with life, filtering our drinking water, and providing us myriad outdoor recreation opportunities….

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Russia Keen to Boost Economic and Trade Relations with Africa

Chairman of the State Duma, Viacheslav Volodin, has urged African leaders to use the untapped enormous natural resources to vigorously pursue sustainable development goals as…

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