That the people of Russia think about ecology: the study of the WWF
Experts found out which environmental problems concern to the Russians.
On 10 April 2019 at 13:14
The Russian branch of the world wildlife Fund (WWF) conducted a study whose purpose was to find out what environmental problems, pay most attention to the citizens of Russia. The study was attended by about 60 thousand people out of 800 Russian settlements. According to information received in the rating of lead respect to the water (80,99 points out of 100). On the second line is the attention to forest (75,79 points), the third – separation of waste (68,90). Almost the same figures – the problem of plastic pollution (67,55 points) and clean air (62,62 points), and closes the rating of support of protected areas.
In addition, the WWF poll Russians were asked to rate their satisfaction with the solution of a particular environmental problem (and this test is still). In the opinion of the inhabitants of the Russian cities, the worst situation with the use of disposable plastic that is not processed (average situation of 32.43 points). The problem of waste is second in this ranking (38.61 points), air pollution – third (40,95). Dissatisfaction with the water quality and condition of protected areas is estimated at 47.72 and 48,36 points respectively.
In the Republic of Kalmykia people are most dissatisfied with the water quality and volume of plastic waste – the environmental situation in the region, its people appreciate the worst. Also at the end of the rating was Kurgan, Omsk and the Yaroslavl region. And the leader of the rating on the environmental situation in the regions, according to estimates of its inhabitants, became the Republic of Altai, which has many protected areas. A high level of satisfaction with environmental conditions also showed residents of Ingushetia, North Ossetia-Alania, the Chechen Republic and the Krasnodar territory.
Data collected by WWF in the course of the study, will help to coordinate actions of state and non-profit organizations in the development of projects aimed at environmental protection. Find out which Russian region is ready to refuse disposable plastic.