The forest is cut down, the sparks do not fly – Kommersant Newspaper No. 81 (7282) of 05/12/2022

The Ministry of Natural Resources intends to allow spraying in protective forests near settlements and financial facilities. Officials believe such a measure will not allow forest fires to spread to homes and businesses. Russia’s Greenpeace insists that logging near residential areas “will inevitably lead to many social conflicts and provoke a wave of popular outrage.” … Read more

“Unique laziness and saving pen”: the expert explained the grass fires in Siberia

– Natural and forest fires have become a real disaster for our country. Is this year burning very brightly or is it just the issue that hit the top news? – According to the ISDM-Rosleskhoz space monitoring system, the extent of fires since the beginning of this year in territories of all categories exceeds 4.3 … Read more

Siberia erupted ahead of time – Kommersant Newspaper No. 68 (7269) of 19/04/2022

Smoke from natural fires engulfed Novosibirsk, Omsk and Krasnoyarsk. The most difficult situation with such fires is developing in Siberia, although a special fire regime that prohibits citizens from visiting forests and entering them with equipment has been introduced in the territory of 14 subjects, including Central Russia and its region. Volga. Russia’s Greenpeace notes … Read more

Lumberjacks – Kommersant Newspaper No. 204 (7166) dated 11/11/2021

Some environmental organizations, including Greenpeace Russia and WWF Russia, are urging Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin to abandon the improvement of the city’s natural areas. According to the plans of the officials, about 28 billion rubles will be spent for the “order” of the city parks. in the next three years. Environmentalists insist that the value … Read more