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Heavy air pollution shuts schools in Iran

Heavy air pollution shuts schools in Iran

Iran shut primary schools in the capital and other parts of the country on Sunday due to choking levels of air pollution, New Vision reports. Local authorities late Saturday announced the closure of all primary schools in the …

Wolf hunting to be banned in Kazakhstan

Wolf hunting to be banned in Kazakhstan

In a number of areas of Central, Northern and Western Kazakhstan, restrictions on the shooting of wolves are coming into force, the chairman of the Committee of Forestry and Wildlife of the Ministry of Agriculture of the country, Kairat …

Sevan issue self-directed

Sevan issue self-directed

The issue of increasing the quantity of water released from Lake Sevan by 100 million cubic meters of water turned out to be not only economic and ecological - it became political and, perhaps, even civilizational issue, exposing nature of …

US stops contributing to UN Green Climate Fund

US stops contributing to UN Green Climate Fund

The White House said the U.S. will stop contributing to the United Nations Green Climate Fund and will stop reporting carbon data as required by the Paris accord. The decision has no direct impact on major U.S. regulations on power …

Trump takes US out of Paris climate deal

Trump takes US out of Paris climate deal

US President Donald Trump has withdrawn the country from the Paris climate accord, prompting widespread criticism from allies and business leaders as America became one of only three nations to oppose the 2015 global pact to …

Fishing prohibited in Kabardino-Balkaria

Fishing prohibited in Kabardino-Balkaria

Starting from today, a prohibition to extract any kinds of aquatic biological products from the rivers and reservoirs of Kabardino-Balkaria comes to force, the press service of the West Caspian Department of Rosrybolovstvo reported. The …

Rouhani: environmental concerns is our priority

Rouhani: environmental concerns is our priority

The Iranian government sets the environmental concerns as a priority in development projects, the country's President Hassan Rouhani said. Rouhani said the Lake Urmia, which has suffered from rapid drought during …

Crimea improves ecology after joining Russia

Crimea improves ecology after joining Russia

The ecological situation in Crimea has improved during the time when the peninsula become a part of Russia, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Sergey Donskoy who supervises the …

Humanity made "a deal with the future"

Humanity made "a deal with the future"

Today the French capital hosted a ceremony of signing the Paris agreement on fight against climate change. As a common goal for 196 countries of the world, the document envisages containment of increase of the average temperature on …

City Hall: everything's fine with the Moscow air

City Hall: everything's fine with the Moscow air

The capital's Department of Natural Resources and the Environment has denied reports about the deterioration of the ecological situation in Moscow. "According to the Moscow Ecological Monitoring, …

Environmental Forum of Dagestan opens in Makhachkala

Environmental Forum of Dagestan opens in Makhachkala

'The Environmental Forum of Dagestan: Law, Economics, Culture' opened in Makhachkala, where its participants will discuss problems of the environment and the management of natural resources, the press service of the government said. …

Gorzelenstroy of Stavropol to update urban trees and shrubs

Gorzelenstroy of Stavropol to update urban trees and shrubs

A massive replacement of old and diseased trees, shrubs and also trees threatening to fall at any moment has started in Stavropol. Experts of the urban planting agency Gorzelenstroy have already started work and conducted a survey of all the …

Makhachkala to host environmental forum

Makhachkala to host environmental forum

 The Environmental Forum of Dagestan: Law, Economics, Culture will be held in the House of Friendship in Makhachkala on February 24th, the press service of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Republic reports. The event is …

Sawdust snow falls in the Kuban region's Apsheronsk

Sawdust snow falls in the Kuban region's Apsheronsk

The prosecutor's office of the Absheron district (Krasnodar Territory) today initiated a probe into the contamination of the ground and air with wood waste in the vicinity of Apsheronsk, the press service of the prosecutor's office in the …