More from: Ecology

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday signed the decree protecting 840 square kilometers of the Khibiny mountains.
February 19, 2018
Head of the environmental organisation’s energy program Vladimir Chuprov on the results of the Year of Ecology in the Barents Region
February 15, 2018
Compiled more than 14 years ago, the list of environmental trouble spots in five north Russian regions amounted to 42 sites, of which eight were in the Komi Republic.
February 13, 2018
The new life of a forest protection organization recognized as a foreign agent in Karelia during Russia's Year of Ecology.
February 12, 2018
24 years after being shut down, the still highly radioactive reactors are now lifted out of the icebreaker.
February 07, 2018
«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
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
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
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
Norilsk Nickel signs $1.7 billion contract on a major industrial modernization. Emissions in Norilsk will be slashed, the company says.
November 11, 2016
Extreme rains and strong winds hit the Arctic archipelago with unprecedented force.
November 08, 2016
Activist Nina Ananina staged a silent protest in front of the Komi government building. She was not allowed to stand there long.
October 24, 2016
This is how a fjord on the Barents Sea coast looks like when filled up with mining waste. Russia and China now call for ban on such marine waste disposal.
October 22, 2016
The effects of global warming can already been seen in Finland – and it’s taking a heavy toll on Arctic wildlife, according to a report released Monday by WWF Finland.
October 18, 2016
Environmental groups Nature & Youth and Greenpeace argue that Barents Sea oil must remain in ground if Norway should fulfill its Paris climate deal obligations.
October 18, 2016
Under growing risk are buildings and infrastructure, the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations says.
October 13, 2016
September temperatures in Hammerfest on Norway’s Barents Sea coast were 3,1°C above normal.
October 05, 2016