Ecologists Suspect Opposition Leader Navalny of Poaching

Alexei Navalny file photo

(Moscow Times – – February 19, 2014) The All-Russian Nature Conservation Society will ask prosecutors to check whether opposition leader Alexei Navalny is guilty of poaching. The ecologists’ suspicions were raised by a picture published on the Internet that shows Navalny posing beside a dead moose. “If you look at the photograph, it’s clear that the hunting took place […]

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40 Years On, Polar Bears and Threats to Their Habitat are Multiplying

File Photo of Polar Bear on Ice and Snow with Water Nearby

(Moscow Times – – Lena Smirnova – December 5, 2013) Environment ministers and delegations from the five countries bordering the Arctic met in Moscow on Wednesday to voice continuing support for polar bear conservation and outline steps for saving the species, which activists and officials say is increasingly vulnerable to the effects of global warming and resource extraction. Representatives […]

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