Barents Press International Board had a meeting in Saariselkä, Finland on 7-8 November. The main issues to discuss were Barents Press Russia activity after the founder and many years leader Elena Larionova’ going away and the coming Annual Conference – 2015.
On November 27-29, 2014 in Murmansk will host the VII international festival The Northern Character. It is organized by TV company "TV-21"and Production Center "Northern Character" with the support of the Russian Ministry of culture, Government of Murmansk region, Norilsk Nickel company, the Administrative Board of Norrbotten (Sweden), the Barents Secretariat, the Center for journalism in the Nordic countries, Murmansk Union of journalists, Barents Press and others.
Russian journalists will go on an ecological press tour
The Russian ecological Union – the Climatic Secretary «Friends of Baltic», the Kola Ecological Center invite journalists of the Northwest of Russia to take part in media tour «The Climate and Green Power».
The main aim is to show interrelation of a problem of climate changes with decisions in the field of renewed power and power efficiency and also to acquaint journalists with examples of practical decisions in this area for formation of public opinion and advancement of ideas of green power through mass media.
Within the limits of the press tour journalists will get acquainted with examples of:
introductions of power effective approaches in inhabited sector within the limits of the pilot project «Power effective quarter», Apatity;
production of biogas from animal waste industries in the agrocomplex "Kovdorsky" of Murmansk area;
using of wind power for enterprise power supply (hotel Ogni Murmanska in Murmansk);
and with other examples of low carbonic power decisions.