Category: Russia

DICATS schedule now live and registration open

Registration is free https://www.dicats.org/register Program: https://www.dicats.org/programlist Not on the schedule yet but there will be a second Russian presenter joining Varvara with a pre recorded video which will be livestreamed then both presenters will join live for a discussion online using Zoom which may…

DICATS update – quite long

We will have a confirmed provisional schedule hopefully available by end of next week. I am not on the submission review subcommittee because I’m not an art therapist so I don’t know what has been approved or not. It looks like we will have…

Using RSS and Twitter to highlight Russian climate scientists research

One of the earliest international Russian climatologists was Mikhail Ivanovich Budyko who started studying climate science in 1942, the WMO claim that he was the first to warn the humankind of the unavoidable nature of global climate change resulting from industrial activities. Mikhail Budyko’s…

Good news – Russia introduces legal ban on animal cruelty

As reported last week, now on Rapsi – in English and includes A person can’t get rid of an animal in an arbitrary manner for it must be transferred either to a new owner or an animal shelter.   Animals can’t be slayed under…

Calling Russia evil for not welcoming the 1.5C report is pointless and uninformed, this is why

Barents Observer post about Russian exploration of Arctic. https://thebarentsobserver.com/en/arctic-industry-and-energy/2018/12/russia-presents-grandiose-5-year-plan-arctic From my nice relatively uninformed cosy British seat this looks terrible environmentally whilst on the other side – if they don’t do it, someone else will which is equally terrible and even worse from an…

experimenting with subtitles for short videos

Various small video projects on the go at the moment including a non-work one where we have English subtitles from a Russian video. With the help of a friend, we’ve completed the translation and now deciding which options to go for. We haven’t found…

Baikal nature

As an island with very small part of Siberian forest – some similarities, some not