More from: Ecology

In the north Russian region, people are protesting against the «import» of household garbage from the capital.
August 13, 2018
The oldest of the Soviet navy’s barges for storing spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste has safely arrived for long-term storage at the Saida Bay facility on the Kola Peninsula.
August 11, 2018
There is no more white fish in the Ob, says a resident in one of the tundra settlements located near a new Yamal oil terminal.
August 09, 2018
Norwegian Coast Guard crew shocked by the amount of plastic waste along the shore at a remote Svalbard island.
August 02, 2018
Finland and France went public with information, but Norwegian authorities argue the measurements had no news value.
February 19, 2017
The verdict of the court performance staged during the Barents Spektakel festival in Kirkenes is clear: The opening of the Barents Sea to oil drilling is in conflict with the Norwegian Constitution.
February 12, 2017
Arctic heatwave: People in Longyearbyen woke up Monday morning to 20 °C warmer than average for February.
February 06, 2017
«These kind of temperatures have never before been registered in the region», the country’s Hydrometeorological Center says.
February 03, 2017
One of the biggest industrialists - and polluters - in the Russian Arctic reiterates his intention modernize and get clean.
February 02, 2017
«Why is not the Norwegian part included?» Putin’s former Chief of Staff, Sergey Ivanov, asked when shown the new map of the joint Norwegian-Russian Pasvik Nature Reserve.
January 18, 2017
Minister Sergey Donskoy and Kremlin special envoy Sergey Ivanov open new environmental center in the Russian border town of Nikel.
January 17, 2017
«We won’t throw away our very important work over such small change,» says Aleksandr Nikitin, Chairman of ERC Bellona.
January 17, 2017
Indigenous communities in Finland rejoice as years of negotiations lead to agreement over the Nordic Sami Convention. But critics remain abundant.
January 16, 2017
Saida Bay radioactive waste storage and treatment plant is a symbol of how east and west relations transformed from arms race to beneficial cooperation.
January 13, 2017
As Russia starts its Year of Ecology, the President presents a grand vision for a new and cleaner country. He demands radical modernisation of Russian industry.
January 06, 2017
Amid big protests from environmentalists and the Sami Parliament.
December 20, 2016
The meltdown at the top of the world proceeded at an unprecedented clip over the past year, a sweeping scientific report said Tuesday.
December 16, 2016
All the municipalities in the region go against disputed drilling in nearby waters. But the fight is not over, the oil industry says.
December 10, 2016
Seismic censors are being installed near key industrial sits and infrastructure objects.
December 07, 2016
Heavy snowfall is a normal feature in Tromsø. But this is how it looks like on December 1st this year.
December 01, 2016
Russia’s environmental minister informs Norway about how the plant in Nikel will come up with a plan for best available technology (BAT) by 2019.
November 29, 2016
Militarization and offshore oil development notwithstanding, major new areas of Russian Arctic lands are being subjected to enhanced environmental protection.
November 18, 2016
From Svalbard to the New Siberian Islands. The Russian and Norwegian Arctic has never been this warm in November.
November 18, 2016
A new deal signed by several of the country’s biggest fish companies is to help protect vulnerable Arctic sea bed against trawling.
November 16, 2016
Isabella Lövin says the EU will take a more prominent role when it comes to climate change in the wake of Donald Trump’s election as US president
November 15, 2016