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  • What is “True” Ecology?

    Environmentalism is a movement that has been becoming more and more popular worldwide; as time goes on, it generates new trends, some of which are only now starting to be introduced in Russia. We’ve decided to share a bit about the topic.


  • "Green Universities: Innovations and Best Practices" Conference: Students Go Green

    Every university in the world is visited by thousands of people every day. Apart from going to lectures and conducting research, these people eat, use computers and printers, wash their hands and the like. In cafeterias, people drink hundreds of liters of coffee and throw out thousands of disposable cups. But, can we stop this endless flow of litter and relieve the burden on the environment that we create? “Yes”, believe those who spent years on developing the "green university" concept. The best projects in this field were presented at the "Green universities: innovations and best practices" conference by representatives of major German and Russian universities.


  • Singlet Oxygen and UV Emission, or Why Winter Strolls Are Good for Your Health

    Eating carrots improves one's eyesight, garlic heals cold, and stress can make your hair go grey. These are only few of the myths surrounding human health; some are more trustworthy, some — less. Egor Yasenko, a research student from the Department of Ecology and Technical Sphere Protection, has recently succeeded in proving one such concept — that taking walks on cold sunny days is great for one's health. The scientific reason for this is that under such weather conditions, more singlet oxygen is produced by ice crystals.


  • «The World Can Be Changed in Different Ways: I Want to Start with My University»

    Ecology is more than just caring about trees and recycling practices. It is a way of giving back to the well-being of next generations.