More from: Ecology

The capital should recycle its waste instead of dumping it up north.
December 06, 2018
Among 28 European Union countries, Finland is ranked ninth in efforts to combat climate change
November 29, 2018
Researchers find a huge influx of snow crabs in areas with dumped radioactive waste in the Kara Sea.
November 26, 2018
Prime Minister Juha Sipilä says that he thinks Finland is ready to do more to fight climate change, after he hosted all nine parliamentary parties at a meeting to discuss ways to keep warming due to climate change down to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
November 22, 2018
It is black and dirty, and means big money for port developers in Murmansk.
November 21, 2018
New technology at the ore-briquetting plant in Zapolyarny could be good news for the fragile taiga forest. But does Nornickel tell the full story?
July 26, 2017
The Kola Eco Centre fights for survival, pleads for help to pay the bill.
July 06, 2017
A top brass of Russian and Norwegian politicians, diplomats and experts cheered and waved as the «Rossita» nuclear waste transportation ship set out to sea with its first shipment of carefully packed spent nuclear fuel. But in the air was also a chill of anxiety about what possibly could go wrong as the tons of deadly load is removed from site.
June 28, 2017
«It is a gift to the Arctic city in connection with Russia’s Year of the Environment», says leader of the Norwegian environmental NGO.
June 27, 2017
«It is important that you keep locals living in nearby settlements informed about developments, and that the population gets an objective picture», Komi leader Sergey Gaplikov tells Lukoil’s Vice President Aleksandr Leyfrid.
June 23, 2017
«A betrayal of the youngsters», says Head of Nature and Youth, Ingrid Skjoldvær, about the Norwegian Government’s decision to offer a record number of blocks in the Barents Sea.
June 21, 2017
K-27 was dumped east of Novaya Zemlya in the Russian Arctic in 1982.
June 20, 2017
«We have never before been in this situation», says marine researcher Mette Skern-Mauritzen
June 16, 2017
After years with record-beating cod fishing, Russian and Norwegian fishermen might next year have to cut catch by 20%.
June 14, 2017
This northern Swedish City’s fleet of battery powered busses for public transport works perfectly well in cold climate.
June 13, 2017
Average May temperature in Finnish Lapland was more than 6° C colder than last spring when it was green leaves in mid-May.
June 02, 2017
Politicians from many of the world’s eight circumpolar nations wasted no time lambasting U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday after he announced his plans to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.
June 02, 2017
Sulphur emissions will be slashed 30 percent by year 2019, the Russian side says. That is not enough, the Norwegians respond.
June 01, 2017
In a rally, the residents of the Shchelyabozh village demand the closure of the nearby Alabushinskoye field and a stop to well drilling along local rivers.
May 19, 2017
Landmark event when the first few spent nuclear fuel elements were unloaded from one of the run-down Cold War storage tanks.
May 18, 2017
The Karablekk park will combine tourist activities with environmental monitoring and educational activities, regional authorities in Murmansk say.
May 04, 2017
Locals fear for their health and environmental consequences after more than two weeks of raging fire at an oil field in the northern Russian Komi Republic.
April 27, 2017
Norwegian Foreign Minister announced a visit to Russia’s formerly secret storage for spent nuclear fuel from Cold War submarines in Andreeva Bay.
April 21, 2017