Alarming erosion in Russian Arctic
9 August

Alarming erosion in Russian Arctic

Satellite pictures analyzed by WWF Russia show an island in the Kara sea is melting into the surrounding waters at an alarming rate. The coast of Vize Island has moved back by more than 70 meters over the past 7 years.

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Persian leopards begin to hunt in the Caucasus nature reserve
22 July

Persian leopards begin to hunt in the Caucasus nature reserve

Leopards that were released into the wild in the middle of July are getting familiar with the territory of Caucasus nature reserve. Specialists are getting data from the satellite collars on animals that also allows to

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15 July

Leopards return to the Russian Caucasus

Today three leopards were released into the wild in the Caucasus biosphere reserve for the first time. These animals are expected to lay the foundation of a new population of Persian leopard in Russia

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Expansion of Exxon operations threatens western gray whales
11 July

Expansion of Exxon operations threatens western gray whales

Despite expert scientific advice and growing concerns about the potential impact on the area’s western gray whales, Exxon Neftegas Limited is forging ahead with plans to expand its oil and gas operations in Sakhalin.

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