ecology in Russia

Caucasus protects its forests

Residents of Kuban and North Caucasus act with a greater sense of responsibility towards protecting their forests during fire seasons, which is why the region traditionally has extremely low fire statistics compared to other Russian …

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 Sochi introduces fee for visiting Eagle Rocks

Starting today, visiting the Eagle Rocks in the Sochi National Park is not free of charge - now the excursion service will be available on the walking and educational route in the Matsesta forest area. “We pay attention that in …

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Earth Hour held in Moscow

The environmental action Earth Hour was held tonight in Moscow - the Kremlin, Red Square, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the Luzhniki Stadium, the Bolshoi Theater, the State Duma and the Council of the Federation, as well as over 2,000 …

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Russia's government outlines major National Projects

The Russian government has published information on its website about all the 12 National Projects, which are going to be implemented up until late 2024. The data were compiled on the basis of documents and certification from the National …

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Forest fire in Yalta suburbs extinguished

The fire in the Yalta mountain forest reserve in the Uch-Kosh gorge has been extinguished, the press service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of  Crimea reports. "The fire was extinguished at 14.00, its area …

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Rospotrebnadzor checks air in Moscow

The experts of Rospotrebnadzor conducted more than a thousand studies of the air samples in Moscow, but no excess of the maximum permissible concentrations of harmful substances was found. The relevant message was published on the agency's …

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Russia may abolish transport tax

The Ministry of transport of Russia may cancel the transport tax for cars and introduce instead of it an environmental fee. The Ministry of transport indicate that the rationale for this innovation to be ready before the end of 2017. …

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Dead fish spark fears of Karasun Lakes contamination

The inhabitants of Krasnodar reported that something strange was going on in Lake Karasun. A video appeared on the Internet, the author of which declares that the local fauna is dying massively in the Karasun lakes. In addition, there …

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First Russian wind farm to be built in Adygea

Rosatom's non-nuclear thermal power division JSC OTEK has started design work on the first phase of a 150 MW wind farm in the Republic of Adygea, the regional government's press service said. OTEK CEO Alexander …

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New Red Book to appear in Russia by Day of Ecologist

  The Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of Russia will adopt a new edition of the Red Book of the Russian Federation by the Day of Ecologist ( June 5th 2017),  the head of department, Sergey Donskoy announced. …

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