Forest regeneration camp on Lake Baikal (24-28 Sep 2020)

Forest regeneration camp on Lake Baikal (24-28 Sep 2020) ALL-RUSSIAN VOLUNTEER REFORESTATION CAMP The history of the forest restoration camp began in Baikal region with the initiative of people who are not indifferent to help reforestation after the devastating fires in 2015. Then burned > 1.5 million hectares, which is half the area of Belgium. In autumn 2015, the first planting took place on the island of Olkhon, where there were huge burned areas. Camp volunteers decided to engage ...

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Antarctic melts

Sea level rise from ice sheets track worst-case climate change scenario (31.08.2020)

Sea level rise from ice sheets track worst-case climate change scenario 04 September, 2020 Ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica whose melting rates are rapidly increasing have raised the global sea level by 1.8cm since the 1990s, and are matching the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's worst-case climate warming scenarios. According to a new study from the University of Leeds and the Danish Meteorological Institute, if these rates continue, the ice sheets are ...

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Tree city

Voronezh has become a Tree City of the World!

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Arbor Day Foundation Recognize Voronezh as a Tree City Яго Кин, Великобритания: "Воронеж заслужил того, чтобы его признали городом деревьев мира." Voronezh, Russia (6 February, 2020) – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) along with the Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Voronezh with Tree Cities of the World designation. The international programme celebrates cities across all continents that ...

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Vaccine trials

New Russian Vaccine – Lancent research

By Jonny Tickle The world’s first registered Covid-19 vaccine successfully produced antibodies in all 76 participants in early-stage trials, according to a study published in The Lancet, one of the oldest and best-respected medical journals. Добавьте описание The trials of ‘Sputnik V,’ funded by the Russian Ministry of Health, discovered that every single patient who received the vaccine developed antibodies, and none showed any significant side effects. On August 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced ...

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Voting for the best projects of the All-Russian competition for the development of ecotourism is in full swing.

All-Russian competition for the development of ecotourism: 115 teams and 68 regions Завершился прием заявок на Всероссийский конкурс развития экотуризма, но голосование за лучших в прямом разгаре. Отклик от команд, начиная с Калининградской области и заканчивая Сахалином, говорит об актуальности вопроса развития особо охраняемых природных территорий. Главная цель эко-конкурса - выявление пилотных территорий по развитию экологического туризма в части создания туристско-рекреационных кластеров в рамках комплексного развития особо охраняемых природных территорий, а также ...

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