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09 february, 2021

According to the Meteorological Observatory of the Faculty of Geography of Moscow State University, 2020 has become the hottest year in the history of observations in Moscow - since at least 1780. The average annual air temperature in Moscow in the outgoing year for the first time exceeded the mark of eight degrees, amounting to +8.1 ºС. Until now, the warmest year in the capital was the previous year 2019 with an average annual air temperature of +7.8 ºС.

03 february, 2021

Climate Change Newsletter No. 88 for December 2020 – January 2021 has been released.

The main themes of the issue:

  • 2020 is one of the three warmest years on record
  • On the results of the UN Climate Summit (December 2020)
  • Climate Resilience Summit (25-26 January 2021)
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01 february, 2021

No. 1 (203) of the International Environmental Digest GREEN BELARUS of the Environmental Information Center "Eco-Info" of the Central Scientific Library of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus has been released.

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29 january, 2021

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC Russia) newsletter of December 30, 2020 – January 28. 2021 is out.

In the news:

  • New international requirements for the chain of custodity;
  • Webinars on February 2 and 9;
  • 557 thousand hectares of Pomorie forests will be preserved
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29 january, 2021

 

An interactive map of springs will be launched in the Kaluga Region. This decision was made at a meeting at the regional Ministry of Nature. It is planned to place not only information on the location and improvement of springs on the interactive map, but also information on the quality of drinking water.

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25 january, 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing global disruptions, the sixteenth meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Review Committee (POPRC-16) to the Stockholm Convention on POPs convened four months later than originally scheduled and online rather than in person. Despite the constraints of a virtual format, the POPRC addressed the same agenda it had planned for an in-person meeting in September 2020.

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11 january, 2021


No. 12 (202) of the International Environmental Digest GREEN BELARUS of the Environmental Information Center "Eco-Info" of the Central Scientific Library of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus has been released.

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17 december, 2020

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC Russia) newsletter of December 3-15, 2020 is out.

In the news:

  • New platform "Forest Volunteers";
  • Application of the new standard (online meeting 17.12);
  • FSC Global Strategy 2021-2026

etc.

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06 december, 2020

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC Russia) newsletter of November 1 – December 3, 2020 is out.

In the news:

  • Derogation associated with COVID-19;
  • Research on the legality of sanitary felling;
  • Online seminar about HCV

etc.

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06 december, 2020

 

The state of the planet is broken. Humanity is waging war on nature. This, speaking at the online conference "State of the Planet", organized by Columbia University, said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

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06 december, 2020

Climate Change Newsletter No. 87 for October-November 2020 has been released.

The main themes of the issue:

  • The President of the Russian Federation signed a decree to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • RF submitted to the UNFCCC Secretariat the nationally determined contribution of the RF
  • 19th CIS climate forum on seasonal forecasts
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01 december, 2020


No. 11 (201) of the International Environmental Digest GREEN BELARUS of the Environmental Information Center "Eco-Info" of the Central Scientific Library of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus has been released.

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19 november, 2020

 

On November 16-20, 2020, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science "Vologda Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences" are holding the Russian Scientific Forum "Ecology and Society: Balance of Interests".

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12 november, 2020

On November 25-27, 2020, the School of Young Scientists "Variability of pollutants and sediments in river systems: monitoring studies to identify anthropogenic impact" was held online. Everyone could join the broadcast and learn about the impact of natural and man-made processes on the state of riverbeds, the quality of river waters, the transformation of aquatic landscapes, as well as about the methods and ways of solving these problems existing in world practice.

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07 november, 2020

 

The All-Russian Ecological Dictation will take place on November 15-16, 2020 and will be timed to coincide with the Global Recycling Day.

The main goals of the Ecodictation are the formation of an ecological culture, the popularization of ecological knowledge among the inhabitants of the country, as well as an increase in the level of ecological literacy as measures to prevent ecological offenses.

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