The 12th of December in the international exhibition center «Crocus Expo» there started their work the V All-Russian Congress on Environmental Protection and the II International Exhibition-Forum «Ecotech» started their work.
Environmentalists, employees of nature protection organizations, scientists, representatives of business circles are about to take part in the congress. Experts will discuss a wide range of topics: the Year of the Environment, renewable energy sources, environmental legislation of our country, preservation of outer space, financing of green technologies, climate change in the Arctic, organization of eco-cities. One of the important problems that will be considered at the congress will be the issue of waste processing.
At the exhibition there will be presented «Ecotech» innovative technologies in the field of nature protection.
At the opening of the congress there was the First Vice-President of the Russian Geographical Society Nikolay Kasimov.
The participants were presented with the Atlas of Russian Nature Reserves, prepared with the support of the Russian Geographical Society. A member of the Permanent Environmental Commission of the Arkady Tishkov told about the unique publication.
In addition, throughout the whole congress, from the 12th to the 14th of December, in the «Crocus Expo» there is an exhibition of the works of the winners of the third photo contest of the Russian Geographical Society «The Most Beautiful Country».