National Nature Reserve

In Moscow will be consulting center on environmental issues from 1 September at the Department of Natural Resources and Environment of Moscow opens counseling center on environmental issues. Specialists Department believe that the need for such a center arose from the fact that citizens do not always easy to understand the issues of environmental activities on their own. Now, after creating the Counseling Center, lawyers and environmental experts, inspectors and employees of various departments of environmental agency has applied to help citizens find answers to their questions in ecology and environmental management. For example, citizens can obtain information about the state of the environment in the city, information on protected areas and carried them to events, advice on the protection and maintenance of green spaces. Specialists suggest that among the popular will, and issues such as separate collection, disposal and recycling of waste, as well as requests for legislative databases in the field of ecology and conservation. The department reported that in order to get advice, residents of the capital will be sufficient to call the counseling center and ask your question on environmental topics operator on duty.

Specialists will prepare a response within 3 working days, and then operator will contact the applicant by telephone and left by will answer the question. For more information – phone consulting center and work – represented by The source of the Volga receives status National Nature Reserve in the near future in the Tver region will be created State Nature Reserve 'The source of the Volga River.

The Kyoto Protocol

Environmentalists have come to the Crimea decision to turn to international organizations for help on overcoming the consequences of ecological catastrophe. Also, the holiday season can not begin this year and in the Kherson region due to large-scale environmental disasters (oil spills detected in early March), whose consequences are still not completely eliminated. EU discusses climate change, and Australia joined the Kyoto researchers from different countries, including USA, Canada and Germany, came to the conclusion that to stop the dangerous process of global climate change requires much more drastic measures than anticipated earlier. At a summit in Brussels, leaders of 27 European Union states agreed on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. According to European politicians need to give the EU fight against climate change special value, since this phenomenon has already caused huge problems in many countries around the world.

Europe would like to become a leader in the global fight against climate change. It is expected that a new global climate agreement, which will replace the Kyoto Protocol will be discussed in 2009. By 2020, 27 European countries plan to achieve to reduce the emission of gases causing the greenhouse effect by 20% compared to c 1990. And so time, another significant event last week was the signing of the Kyoto Protocol by Australia. The Kyoto Protocol entered into force in Australia March 11, 2008. From now on greenhouse gas emissions will reduced and closely monitored in Australia. In addition, the signing of the Kyoto Protocol gives the government the opportunity to participate directly in discussions of global environmental problems on the forums international scale.