All articles tagged "ecology"

Russian state official stands with Greenpeace against garbage burning plans Russian state official stands with Greenpeace against garbage burning plans

7 Apr, 12:06 PM 13 comments

Muscovites will be able to breathe easier if protesters are successful in preventing the construction of garbage burning plants in the city. Ecological campaigners have a significant new ally in the Green Alternative movement, founded by official and natural resources dynamo Oleg Mitvol.

Tags: ecology, pollution, Oleg Mitvol, Greenpeace, Green Alternative

Poachers suspected in deaths of 218 seals on Caspian seashore Poachers suspected in deaths of 218 seals on Caspian seashore

14 May, 04:02 PM 23 comments

Border inspectors in Kazakhstan made a grisly discovery on an isolated beach of the Caspian Sea. Over 200 dead seals had been laying there since the winter. Poachers are suspected in their deaths, but seals in the Caspian have a precarious existence even without them.

Tags: seals, Caspian Sea, poaching, ecology, pollution

Women spread rabies by not wearing fur, says Russian top vet says Women spread rabies by not wearing fur, says Russian top vet says

3 Jul, 05:11 PM 8 comments

Fewer fur coats means more live foxes, and that leads to the spread of rabies, a Russian agriculture official explained today. There is a burgeoning problem with rabies in Russia.

Tags: fur, ecology

Irish-Belarusian team to make biofuel near Chernobyl Irish-Belarusian team to make biofuel near Chernobyl

10 Jul, 04:09 PM 24 comments

An Irish company has come up with a way to utilize the lands contaminated by the Chernobyl disaster and help the environment. A new biofuel plant is expected to go into service there this year.

Tags: ecology, environment, Belarus

Villagers exposed to radiation in 1950s to be resettled soon Villagers exposed to radiation in 1950s to be resettled soon

10 Jul, 07:52 PM 30 comments

After living in a village polluted with radioactive waste for more than 50 years, the last residents of Muslyumovo have been promised that they will out of there by the end of summer.

Tags: ecology, environment, radiation, nuclear industry



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