Belarus Wants to Construct Nuclear


Belarus has announced that it is seeking foreign tenders to construct two nuclear power plants within the next decade in a contract worth $9 billion.

Environmental Activists hold “Open Day” in Belarus for Ecological Education and Awareness


Minsk, the capital city of Belarus, isn’t what we typically think of when we think about the next eco and vegan friendly hotspot, but one young group of activists seeks to change that. The event was organized by Green Network, an organizing group in Belarus who are working to bring ecological issues to the forefront of national discussion and developing a larger green movement. Khristina says that it’s quite easy to be a vegan in Belarus.

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7 Reasons Why Nuclear Waste Is Dangerous


Following the Chernobyl accident, scientists could monitor some of the radiation effects on the most exposed human populations from Belarus, Ukraine and Russia. Ever since we have discovered how to harness.

Chernobyl-blighted land to be used for biofuel crops

Green (Living) Review

The government of Belarus has teamed up with Irish specialists Greenfield to build one of Europe's biggest bioethanol plants. Belarus Foreign Minister Sergei Martynov said: "Belarus depends on imports of energy resources, which is why we invest considerable effort in building up technologies which can work on local and renewable energy sources. "Firstly, Belarus' agriculture can easily supply the necessary volume of biomass for ethanol production.

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Maria Sharapova and Tennis Stars Lend a Helping Hand to Japan


Sharapova’s family, who lived in the city of Gomel in Belarus, fled the country shortly before Sharapova was born in Nyagan, Siberia. Tennis star and 2011 Wimbledon finalist, Maria Sharapova , is heading to Japan with fellow tennis mates Caroline Wozniacki , No.

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The wonders of migration

10,000 Birds

Last year Germany and Belarus also attached some satellite tags to some of the Cuckoos in their respective countries and all of their journeys are available in one place. The time has come… sadly we are losing huge numbers of migratory shorebirds as they head off on their journey north. It is a sad and a happy time for us all here as they head off to the northern hemisphere.

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Op Ed: Failed COP18 Climate Talks Boil Down to Money

Green Prophet

Everybody knows, but only a handful of countries, namely Lebanon, the Dominican Republic, Belarus and Ukraine are prepared to cut their own emissions.

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Misguided Environmentalists

Green (Living) Review

We have a need for firewood and other wood products and import firewood from as far afield as Poland, the Ukraine and Belarus while our own woods have tonnes and tonnes of timber, more often than not even quality building and furniture timber, laying about rotting away.

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The Nuclear Meltdown of George Monbiot

Green Blog

The report also concludes that on the basis of demographic data, during the last 15 years, 60,000 people have additionally died in Russia because of the Chernobyl accident, and estimates of the total death toll for the Ukraine and Belarus could reach another 140,000.&# [link].

Significant results from the Baltic Ecovillage Project

The Green Changemakers

In addition, the project has involved associated partners from Belarus, Finland, Germany, Russia and Sweden.

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

“Australia is committed to a greedy and inhumane course of climate exceptionalism, climate racism and climate injustice.&#. We all know that we have to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and eventually reach zero emissions.

Mad Science: The Nuclear Power Experiment

Green Blog

On the other hand, in 2009, three Russian scientists published ‘The Difficult Truth about Chernobyl’, in which they presented evidence for 985,000 excess deaths between 1986 and 2004 and a collapse in childhood health in Belarus, Ukraine and Russia (p.228).

Orion for Educators - ssential Questions

The Green Changemakers

The reign of corporations and the fight for democracy Hope Burwell, " Jeremiad for Belarus ". Climate Activism | Connecting Children to Nature | Rethinking the American Economy | What Is Security? Orion delves into the connections among nature, science, people, livelihood, justice, politics, and values -- exactly the issues desperately in need of discussion today. Below are articles grouped into several topics for discussion. We'll be adding topics from time to time.

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Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming. In relation to carbon pollution from the burning of fossil fuels, Net Carbon Debt is equal to the Historical Carbon Debt (from fossil fuel burning since the start of the Industrial Revolution in circa 1750) minus the Carbon Credit (the residual carbon pollution from fossil fuel burning permitted between now and zero emissions in 2050).