Environment

30 May 2012
Black Sea Protest Could Mean Jail for Activists

TOL  Special Report: A case in Russia’s vacationland shows what happens when elite interests collide with environmental regulations.

By Karena Avedissian
 
25 May 2012
The New Siege of St. Petersburg

TOL Special Report: Protesting residents say overdevelopment of Russia's second city is destroying parks and greenery at a rate unseen since World War II.

By Galina Stolyarova
 
24 May 2012
Putin Backs Huge Fines for Protesters, Czech Teenager Made Up Roma Attack Premium

Plus, Bosnia’s Brcko striking out on its own and mass antelope deaths mystify Kazakhstan. 

By Joshua Boissevain, Ioana Caloianu, and Jeremy Druker
 
24 May 2012
Nuclear-Strength Kola

TOL Special Report: In Russia’s northwest, a scrappy bunch of young environmentalists faces off against a powerful nuclear lobby. 

By Alexander Tretyakov
 
23 May 2012
St. Petersburg Gets Sorted

TOL Special Report: A test drive for recycling in Russia’s second city gets an overwhelming response.

By Irina Titova
 
21 May 2012
From Smokestacks to Tree Huggers Premium

TOL Special Report: Russia is on its way to undoing the dreadful environmental legacy of the Soviet Union, if prosperity doesn’t get in the way.

By TOL
 

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