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Business | Technology  | 22.12.21

S7 Performed First Flight in Russia Using Biofuels

Fueled with a mixture of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) based on organic compounds and classic jet fuel, the new A320neo took off from the Airbus factory in Toulouse (France) on Wednesday, December 22, and landed at Moscow Domodedovo Airport.    As specified, the flight was a transfer, without passengers on board. The share of biofuels

Business | Industry  | 13.12.21

Russian Restaurants to Process Waste Into Fertilizers

The Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation will submit proposals to the government on the use of organic waste in the agro-industrial complex. This includes food from restaurants and expired products from stores to create secondary resources (fertilizers).  According to UN experts, 17 per cent of food

Russia International | Events  | 03.09.21

Children From All Around Russia and Abroad to Participate in Environmental Project

Russian Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources Management (Rosprirodnadzor) launched a project that aims at encouraging children to help and pay attention to nature, Sputnik reports.   “Ecology is For Everyone” (or literally, “Ecology is Everyone’s Business”) is the award for interesting and creative ideas and outstanding projects dedicated to the preservation of the environment,

Business | Industry  | 03.08.21

First Russian Electric Car to Go in Mass Production Soon

Serial production of the first Russian electric car, Zetta, is planned to be launched by the end of 2021, Sputnik reports with reference to the Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov.  According to the Minister, Zetta is the smallest electric car with three doors and a maximum speed of 120 kph (74.6 mph). It

Recommended | Events | Visit | Videos  | 13.07.21

Baikal Great Swim Participants Finished in Irkutsk [Video]

A team of eight swimmers from different countries finished in Irkutsk today, on Tuesday, July 13, having swum 120 km on Lake Baikal without wetsuits, TASS reports. The swim was carried out in order to draw attention to the ecological problems of Lake Baikal which was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1996

Business | Technology  | 22.06.21

Tossing Russia’s Salad Without Hydrocarbon Sauce – by Paul Goncharoff

Green peppers, greens (dill, parsley & scallions) are easy on Russian ears and stomachs, they’ve been around it seems forever. Recently however the non-gastronomic term “green hydrogen” is frequently making its way into the lexicon of Russian businessmen and companies, not just eco-warriors. So, what is green hydrogen? It is hydrogen fuel that is created

Insight | Around Russia  | 08.06.21

Karachay-Cherkessia Residents Cleaned Over 20 km River Banks

Residents of Karachay-Cherkessia took part in an action to clean up river banks, which is being carried out within the framework of the ‘Ecology’ national project. About 4 thousand people have cleaned more than 20 km of the coastline near the water bodies of the republic, TASS reported.  “Participants in the events for cleaning the

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 20.05.21

Russia Improves Aircraft Engines’ Environmental Friendliness

Scientists from Samara University have created kerosene substitutes that will help develop more environmentally friendly aircraft engines with lower levels of carcinogenic emissions into the atmosphere, RIA Novosti reports.  At the Samara University named after Korolev, surrogates for aviation kerosene have been created that are more accurate than their foreign counterparts. Samara scientists have chosen

Events | Fun  | 27.04.21

Rostov Students Participated in Eco-Festival

The Southern Federal University (SFedU) hosted the ‘Blooming Garden’ cleanup (“subbotnik”) and eco-festival. The holiday of labour and environmental education was held in the Botanical Garden of the University. From 10 am, on April 24, students, staff, and volunteers were cleaning the garden’s territory, and from 12.30 pm they took part in creative workshops and

Insight | Around Russia  | 31.03.21

Russians Worry About Even Unsolvable Ecological Problems

Experts from the All-Russian Public Opinion Foundation (FOM) interviewed residents of the country to determine their attitude to environmental problems. According to the results of the study, Russians consider the most acute environmental problems to be pollution of water bodies (65%), deforestation (56%), air pollution and an increase in the amount of garbage (54% each),

Insight | Around Russia  | 27.02.21

First Eco-Friendly Buses Entered Noyabrsk

The first eco-friendly buses for the first time entered the city of Noyabrsk in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. New buses have replaced the outdated ones, the press service of the regional government reports.   It is noted that 9 low-floor passenger buses running on gas engine fuel, adapted for people with limited mobility and mothers with