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Green tour in the center of St.Petersburg

Submitted by Анна Казина on Sat, 07/07/2018 - 18:22
«Sennoy Okrug» municipality held a cycle of environmental events for residents, in July 2018, located in the center of St. Petersburg. The Green tour was the key event of this series of events. Experts of Friends of the Baltic NGO, a long-time partner of the municipality, organized a lecture in educational exhibition Ecocentrum, about the ecological situation in the city and the choice of green solutions to reduce the negative impact of people to nature. They also told about the environmental aspects of the city environment: city transport, landscape ponds in city, as well as rivers and canals.

Gardener’s summer holiday in "Fauna" gardening community - eco-toilet in the spotlight!

Submitted by Анна Казина on Thu, 07/12/2018 - 18:27
Gardener’s summer holiday named "Melody of the summer" was organized on July 7, 2018 in "Fauna" gardening community, located in Lomonosov district of the Leningrad region. More than 40 gardeners gathered on the area of the Fauna community Board, where a demonstration complex "Ecotoilet with composting waste" was installed.

At the "Clean Coast" regional action, young people learned about climate change, energy efficiency and microplastics in the seas and oceans

Submitted by Алина Карпова on Mon, 05/14/2018 - 13:05
On May 12, the "Sea-Climate-Energy" and "Microplastic" information stations launched "Friends of the Baltic" as part of the fifth international environmental campaign "Clean Coast". The action took place on the Tarhovka beach in the Kurortny district of the city on the northern shore of the Gulf of Finland. It was devoted to improving the ecological state of the coast of the Gulf of Finland, the formation of ecological awareness of the younger generation and the active population of the city, as well as the development of environmental volunteer movement in the field of environmental protection.

Friends of the Baltic joined the World Car Free Day

Submitted by Елена Гретчина on Tue, 09/27/2016 - 15:02
22 of September in St.Petersburg at the Ecocentrum demonstration complex Friends of the Baltic have organized the Open Day dedicated to the World Car Free Day. Friends of the Baltic staff arrived to the office by bicycles, scooters, public transport, and opened doors for all those, who are interested to learn more about the impact of transport on the climate and the environment in general, as well as on the available nature and climate friendly transport solutions.

Friends of the Baltic presented Energy Efficiency exhibition at PoliFest

Submitted by Елена Гретчина on Tue, 09/27/2016 - 16:02
11 of September Friends of the Baltic organized an exhibition and information stand about energy efficiency of building within the PoliFest - St. Petersburg environmentally friendly Festival of science, technology and design.

Climate Ambassadors Held Climate Action Days in the Russian Regions

Submitted by Елена Гретчина on Fri, 06/10/2016 - 17:32
On Earth Day, April 22, Climate ambassadors began a nationwide Climate Action Days, which lasted until May the 1st in all regions of the country. The campaign was prepared by Russian Socio-ecological Union (RSEU) and the environmental organization "Friends of the Baltic". It was held in the framework of international SPARE project (School project for the rational use of resources and energy) and the "Climate Ambassadors". During Climate Action Days thousands of students and local people in the different regions of Russia became participants of lectures, lessons, games, contests and other events, the main idea of which was to attract society to solve the problem of climate change.

The first Car Free Day in St. Petersburg

Submitted by admin on Fri, 10/02/2015 - 12:55
On September 22, 2015, St. Petersburg joined the World Car Free Day for the first time. In the pedestrian area of Bolshaya Morskaya Street, experts of Friends of the Baltic and the Climate Secretariat of the Russian Social Ecological Union told passers-by how transport affects the environment and the climate, if transport can be "environmentally friendly", and why one should choose local products.