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

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

The studies are in full swing in Trinity Forest – Kommersant Newspaper No. 16 (7217) dated 31/01/2022

The construction of a “giant school” for more than 2,000 students in Troitsk (New Moscow) turned into a serious conflict. About a thousand residents of the area protest daily at the construction site, protesting the felling of 4.9 hectares of Trinity Forest Park. They insist that the law prohibits the development of green spaces and … Read more