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Over 100 million cubic meters of sea bottom removed for natural gas project in Russian Arctic bay

Never before has the Arctic seen an industrial expansion of this magnitude. In only few years, volumes of extracted hydrocarbons have been boosted and shipments…

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Where have the swans gone?

Nearly 13 kilometres per year: that is the rate at which the wintering area of Bewick’s swans has shifted east over the past 50 years….

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Russian scientists assume forests responsible for making both rain and wind

Every summer, as the days get long, Anastassia Makarieva leaves her lab in St. Petersburg for a vacation in the vast forests of northern Russia….

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Mechel Launches Upgraded Steelmaking Equipment at Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant

Mechel reports on launching two upgraded key facilities at Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant (part of Mechel Group) – blast furnace #4 and converter #1. Investment totaled 4.5…

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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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Kazakhstan adopts new draft of Environmental Code

The government of Kazakhstan approved a new draft of the Environmental Code on 24 December, which was presented by Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources Minister…

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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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