Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday urged authorities to strengthen their efforts to fight wildfires across northeastern Siberia, calling the situation “unprecedented” as fires threatened people’s homes.
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
Authorities in parts of Russia are now mandating vaccination, in the face of high COVID-19 infections and record deaths. Just 25 percent of adults are fully inoculated in the country. With four domestic vaccines available, Russians are not facing any…
By Julia Chapman, Daria Bondarchuk
When holes opened up in the earth recently in Siberia, a wave of speculation was set off as to their cause. Scientists are now pinpointing a dramatic increase in arctic thawing, which may have released methane once trapped below the…
By PBS NewsHour
The bones of a baby boy buried in Montana 12,600 years ago may help scientists confirm the origins of North and South America’s first peoples. The remains were discovered when a construction dig on the Anzick family property overturned a…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
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