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Controversy around future hazardous waste recycling plant in Pavlodar

Construction of a hazardous waste recycling plant is planned in Pavlodar.

Controversy around future hazardous waste recycling plant in Pavlodar
Oslo creates world's first 'highway' to protect endangered bees
Oslo creates world's first 'highway' to protect endangered bees

From flower emblazoned cemeteries to rooftop gardens and balconies, Norway's capital Oslo is creating a "bee highway" to protect endangered pollinators essential to food production.

Oslo creates world's first 'highway' to protect endangered bees
In a while crocodile: safaris yet to be snapped up by Australia
In a while crocodile: safaris yet to be snapped up by Australia

Australia's top official on indigenous issues said crocodile safaris should be used to help fund impoverished Aboriginal communities.

In a while crocodile: safaris yet to be snapped up by Australia
View of London from the Thames River. ©RIA Novosti
Londoners dream of swimming in the River Thames

Work to build an open-air pool on the River Thames in central London could start this year as more Britons dip their toes into the waters of outdoor swimming.

Londoners dream of swimming in the River Thames
Pope to blame profiteers for killing the planet
Pope to blame profiteers for killing the planet

Pope Francis will call on the world's leaders to pull together to fight global warming, publishing his hotly-anticipated thesis on the environment.

Pope to blame profiteers for killing the planet
Mount Everest shifted southwest due to Nepal earthquake
Mount Everest shifted southwest due to Nepal earthquake

The world's tallest peak, Mount Everest, moved three centimetres (1.2 inches) to the southwest because of the Nepal earthquake that devastated the country in April.

Mount Everest shifted southwest due to Nepal earthquake
A herd of saiga antelopes. ©RIA Novosti
Mass deaths of rare antelopes in Kazakhstan stir conservation fears

The sudden deaths of tens of thousands of endangered antelopes in Kazakhstan over the past two weeks have left scientists scrambling for answers.

Mass deaths of rare antelopes in Kazakhstan stir conservation fears
Photo courtesy of mgov.kz
Kazakh officials discuss connection between Proton launches and saiga deaths

Is there a connection between the mass die-out of saigas in Kazakhstan and rocket launches from Baikonur cosmodrome?

Kazakh officials discuss connection between Proton launches and saiga deaths
Moscow airports delay or cancel more than 100 flights in storm
Moscow airports delay or cancel more than 100 flights in storm

Moscow international airports on Friday delayed or cancelled more than 100 flights due to stormy weather.

Moscow airports delay or cancel more than 100 flights in storm
Climate change compounding natural disasters - Obama
Climate change compounding natural disasters - Obama

US President Barack Obama warned that climate change was making natural disasters worse, as he toured the National Hurricane Center ahead of the annual storm season.

Climate change compounding natural disasters - Obama
Over 90,000 rare saiga antelopes dead in Kazakhstan in 10 days
Over 90,000 rare saiga antelopes dead in Kazakhstan in 10 days

The number of endangered rare saiga antelopes found dead in Kazakhstan over the past two weeks has reached 90,000.

Over 90,000 rare saiga antelopes dead in Kazakhstan in 10 days
Dalmatian pelican. Photo courtesy of zoopicture.ru.
70 Dalmatian pelicans found dead in western Kazakhstan

70 Dalmatian pelicans have been found dead in Atyrau Oblast in western Kazakhstan.

70 Dalmatian pelicans found dead in western Kazakhstan
© Karandashov P.
Czech experts present shocking findings into Karaganda ecology

Czech experts conducted a two-year study of the ecological situation in Karaganda Oblast. Their findings are shocking.

Czech experts present shocking findings into Karaganda ecology
Photo © Yaroslav Radlovsky
Eco-friendly Almaty: re-orientation towards pedestrian zones in 2016

Central streets of Almaty will turn into pedestrian zones in 2016.

Eco-friendly Almaty: re-orientation towards pedestrian zones in 2016
Republic Square, Almaty. Photo courtesy of astanafans.com
Nazarbayev supports eco-friendly Almaty: city centre to become exclusively pedestrian

President Nazarbayev has taken part in a meeting with media representatives to discuss development of the City of Apples - Almaty.

Nazarbayev supports eco-friendly Almaty: city centre to become exclusively pedestrian
Photo © Vladimir Prokopenko
Be eco-friendly: Bike Taxis hit Almaty streets

Bike taxi Veloriksha has started operating in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Be eco-friendly: Bike Taxis hit Almaty streets
A schoolboy faints during classes in Berezovka village ©mgorod.kz
Children faint again in village near major Kazakh oil and gas field

Three children have faited during classes in Berezovka village just several months after a series of mass incidents of the same nature.

Children faint again in village near major Kazakh oil and gas field
Japan says will try again with 'scientific' whaling programme
Japan says will try again with 'scientific' whaling programme

Japan's top whaling negotiator said Tokyo would try again to justify its "scientific" Antarctic Ocean hunt.

Japan says will try again with 'scientific' whaling programme
Mass beaching fuels 'unscientific' Japan quake fears
Mass beaching fuels 'unscientific' Japan quake fears

The mass beaching of more than 150 melon-headed whales on Japan's shores has fuelled fears of a repeat of a seemingly unrelated event in the country.

Mass beaching fuels 'unscientific' Japan quake fears
More than 130 dolphins beach in Japan
More than 130 dolphins beach in Japan

More than 130 melon-headed whales, a member of the dolphin family usually found in the deep ocean, beached in Japan.

More than 130 dolphins beach in Japan