Russia’s Sochi Games Aren’t Living up to Green Promises

February 5, 2014 by  
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Environmental groups say that Russia will not live up to its promise of a “zero waste” Olympic Games this month. While officials promised this year’s Games would be sustainable and “in harmony with nature,” local researchers say the event is shaping up to be anything but. Not only has the landscape been damaged , increasing the danger of landslides and mudflows, but the Games have also damaged biodiversity in the region. Read the rest of Russia’s Sochi Games Aren’t Living up to Green Promises Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2014 winter olympics , Biodiversity , education space focusing on biodiversity in the natural rainforest , environmental destruction , international olympic committee , Olympic Games , russia , russia sochi games , sochi environmental damage , sochi olympic games , zero waste olympic games        

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Russia’s Sochi Games Aren’t Living up to Green Promises

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