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Russian Environmentalists Call On Putin to Revoke WWF’s ‘Foreign Agent’ Status
“We are convinced that this decision will negatively affect the preservation of the unique nature of our country,” the statement reads.
The Targeting of Russian Environmentalists Must End
As the political crackdown on any form of opposition in Russia continues almost a year into the Kremlin's criminal invasion of Ukraine, the persecution...
Russian Polar Research Vessel Docks in Cape Town Amid Protests
A Russian polar research vessel docked in South Africa's Cape Town harbor at the weekend as climate protesters raised fears it could be used to help Moscow...
How Russia’s War Is Impacting the Global Environmental Agenda
The impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on biodiversity and the climate was not part of the official agenda at two recent major UN environmental...
Leading Russian Environmental Group Closes After Being Deemed ‘Foreign Agent’
The Russian environmental group Movement 42, based in Russia’s Arctic Arkhangelsk region, announced that it was ceasing its activities on Wednesday...
Veteran Environmental Group Shutters Over Russian ‘Foreign Agent’ Label
A veteran environmental watchdog in Russia’s Far East announced its closure over the weekend after authorities labeled it a “foreign agent...
Thousands of Endangered Seals Wash Up Dead on Russia's Caspian Shore
At least 2,500 dead Caspian seals have been found on the shores of Russia’s Caspian Sea coast, local authorities said Sunday. Photos published online...
In Photos: On Russia's Remote Wrangel Island, a Haven for Arctic Wildlife
In the remote waters of the Arctic Ocean above Russia's Far East mainland lies Wrangel Island — a rugged, mountainous stretch of land that remains barely...
Russia’s Environmental Activists Move Abroad Amid War, Persecution
Dozens of environmental activists have fled Russia following the invasion of Ukraine in an exodus that has reduced focus on fighting climate change and...
Region Outside Moscow Declares Wildfire State of Emergency
Local authorities responded after Moscow counterparts reacted to smoke from the fires reaching the capital.
forests in flames
Siberian Wildfires Burn 3 Mln Hectares of Forest Since January – State Watchdog
Russian authorities have declared states of emergency in seven regions in response to the blazes.
Intense Flooding Hits Russia's Black Sea Resort Sochi
The Black Sea resort experienced record rainfall over the weekend, washing away cars and killing at least one civilian.
Toxic Wildfire Smog Blankets Russia’s Far Northeastern City Yakutsk
The authorities declared states of emergency in Sakha and the neighboring Khabarovsk region late on Tuesday.
Russia Slashes Environmental Protections as War Rages, Economic Crisis Looms
Business lobby groups have been at the heart of efforts to persuade the government to soften regulations on emissions and pollution standards.
Two Years After Huge Arctic Spill, River Water in Norilsk Is Still Red From Diesel Fuel
While mining giant Nornickel has said the local ecosystem is "satisfactory," environmentalists paint a different picture.
Apocalyptic Coal Smog Sweeps Siberian Mining Region
“The coal dust is coming from the direction of the mines. It’s difficult to breathe,” a local resident said.
up in flames
Summer Wildfires Ravage Forest-Rich Siberia, in Photos
The wildfires have become increasingly destructive in recent years as Russia's northern regions warm faster than the rest of the world.
Wildfires Kill 8 in Siberia
Strong winds downed power lines and ignited dry grass in the Krasnoyarsk region
Garbage Piles Up in Siberian Trash Collectors Strike
Trash collectors in the Russian city of Novosibirsk have gone on strike against poor equipment and long hours.
Public Outrage Mounts as Siberia Forest Fires Spread at Unprecedented Rate
The current area of forest fires burning across Russia is twice as large as that of the same time last year, Greenpeace Russia says.
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