International Water Prize

Russian President is concerned about the quality of drinking water in Russia. Named winner of the International Water Prize. Scientists have found a way to stop global warming and the greenhouse effect. Biologists have made it clear the origin of wings in insects. Coral reefs are threatened with extinction. Eliot Horowitz spoke with conviction.

Experiment on ocean fertilization failed. Scientists found the cause of warming Atlantic. Throughout the world, past environmental action 'Earth Hour'. Photofact: Ten animals that may disappear because of global climate change. Overview of events for the week of 23/03/2009 to 29/03/2009. Russian President is concerned about the quality of drinking water in Russia, Dmitry Medvedev negatively evaluated quality of Russian drinking water. He noted that Russia, having a unique fresh water resources, can not properly provide quality drinking water to its population. According to the president, in large part the subjects of our country work to provide drinking water by 'very badly'.

In this case, Dmitry Medvedev expressed hope that the Government Water Strategy being developed, will allow much more efficient ensure that Russia's population with clean drinking water. Named winner of the International Water Prize laureate the prestigious name of the International Water Prize in 2009, which is awarded for education work in the field of water resources, was named on Wednesday in the Swedish capital. This year, the prestigious prize was awarded an Indian social reformer and innovator Dr. Bindeshvar Pathak. Dr. Pathak in the framework he established in 1970 non-governmental organization to promote the social sphere made a great contribution to the development of sanitation technology, social entrepreneurship, education programs in health care for the population of India.