In the work of the Ministry of Natural Resources, as in nature itself, balance is important

The head of the Public Council of the Ministry of Natural Resources, specialist of the PRISP Center Alexander Zakondyrin talks about new initiatives of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation. First of all, I would like to thank the staff of the ministry for their professional work. The Public Council … Read more

A large fire broke out in the Altai Territory –

The Ministry of Natural Resources claims that this happened due to a spark from a diesel engine A forest fire broke out in the Zavyalovsky district of the Altai Territory on May 24. To date, about 500 hectares of land have already been engulfed in fire, including 80 hectares of forest, including the territory of … Read more

Hoteliers settle in the forest

The hotel company is trying to obtain concessions in the construction of hotel infrastructure in the areas of the forest fund. It asks the Ministry of Natural Resources to allow the construction of such facilities on land leased before January 1 of this year. However, experts fear that the relaxations could lead to the development … Read more

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

The list of trophies can be expanded – Kommersant newspaper no. 212 (6450) dated 19/11/2018

The Ministry of Natural Resources is examining the feasibility of hunting trophies for animals belonging to rare and endangered species, the department said in response to a question from Kommersant about a letter sent to State Duma deputy Vladislav Reznik, a member of the Mountain Hunters Club. to Deputy Minister Ivan Valentik. Mr. Reznik proposes … Read more

Will the Red Book allow the killing of unique animals?

A powerful member of the State Duma, Vladislav Reznik, has suggested that hunting for those rare animals in the Red Book be allowed. The culmination of irrationality (or cynicism, choose according to your taste) is that Mr. Reznik justifies his proposal with “concern for the preservation of these rare animals from extinction.” However, the policy … Read more

The forest is out of archive – Kommersant Newspaper No. 236 (7198) dated 12/27/2021

The timber companies are asking the government to postpone the introduction of electronic forestry accounting in the Russian Federation for at least six months due to the unavailability of the modernized LeSEGAIS system. It is scheduled to launch on January 1 and in its current form threatens to collapse the entire industry, market participants say. … Read more