Russian seas finally protected by parliamentary law

Source: WWF

The Russian parliament has passed a long-awaited law to protect the country’s seas from oil pollution, after the voices of 120,000 Russians were presented to the government during Earth Hour’s I WILL IF YOU WILL campaign in 2012.

WWF Russia has been working on a law to be passed in parliament since the catastrophic oil spill in the Kerchensky Strait of Southern Russia in 2007, and over the years has presented the idea to various government bodies to gather political momentum behind its inception.

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