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Siberia Wildfires Claim First Casualty as Losses Mount
The fires have caused $15.4 million in damage.
Russia's Far East Braces for Fresh Wildfires
Wildfires spread across Russia's Zabaikalsky region over the weekend, leaving at least 400 people homeless.
No Chestnut Trees, No Honey — Beekeeping at Risk in Russia's South
"The bee is basically our life," Minasyan said.
Russia Explores $164Bln Worth of Arctic Projects – Reports
Moscow sees the Northern Sea Route as a bridge between Asia and Europe for its energy exports.
Calls to Ban Plastic Bags Mount in Russia as Trash Crisis Deepens
More than 26 billion plastic bags are handed out every year in shops across Russia.
Russia’s Trash Reform Risks Shutting Down Collectors in 9 Regions
An average of 82 percent of trash collection bills are unpaid in nine regions.
Russia’s Far East Sees Explosive Ice Blasts
Blowing up the icy Amur River reduces flood risk to the surrounding region. It also looks cool.
Environmentally Conscious Russians Most Concerned About Saving Water, Recycling – WWF
Russians also named preserving forests, reducing plastic use, clean air and saving protected areas as pressing issues.
Thousands in Russia's North Protest Moscow Landfill Plans, Demand Governor’s Resignation
The $160.7 million landfill in Arkhangelsk region comes as an attempt to solve Moscow's waste crisis.
Russia Decides to Free Captive Whales After Outcry – Governor
The decision to release the whales coincided with a visit to the enclosures by Jean-Michel Cousteau.
Russian Scientists Ring the Alarm on Lake Baikal’s Pollutants
The news comes as Russia's Natural Resources and Environment Ministry moves to raise limits on waste discharge into the lake.
Moscow's Landmarks Go Dark for Earth Hour
Russia's capital joined cities worldwide in promoting environmental awareness.
Moscow Mayor Accused of Reviving ‘Europe’s Biggest Landfill’ After Promising to Close It
The mayor allegedly spent $77 million in City Hall funds on expanding the landfill eightfold.
Orphaned Brown Bear Cubs Rescued in Russian Forest
One cub was rescued after poachers killed its mother, the others were found abandoned.
94% of Russians Are Concerned About the Environment, Poll Says
Eighty-three percent of respondents named damage caused by landfills as a critical problem.
Siberian Authorities Halt Construction of Lake Baikal Bottling Plant After Backlash
Inspections uncovered signs of an oil spill and industrial waste, the Irkutsk region administration said.
Russian Prosecutors Seek to Stop Chinese Bottling Factory at Lake Baikal
Nearly 880,000 people have signed an online petition against the plant.
Sea Ice Between Alaska And Russia Shrinks at Record Rate in Middle of Winter
It’s the second consecutive year that the ice extent in the area has retreated at record pace.
Muscovites Warned: Carry Umbrellas to Fend Off Crow Attacks
As spring approaches, Russian bird experts recommend exercising caution against crows protecting their nests.
Russia Orders Firms to Release Captive Whales After Outcry
The Kremlin has said the 11 orcas and 87 beluga whales were held in cruel conditions.
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