Global day of action on POPs in Russia: MSU students against POPs.
On April 22, 2005, in Moscow, students of the Chemistry Department of Moscow State University conducted a series of lectures on POPs. Topics included: Chemical Boomerangs as a Global Environmental Problem; New Approaches to Analysis of Dioxins in Environmental Media; Global Biosphere Pollution by Polychlorinated Biphenyls; Biota Environmental Stress by Organotin Eco-toxicants; Mercury Compounds in the Environment; Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Sediments of the Moscow River; Environmental Problems of Pesticide Application; and What Should be Done with Obsolete Pesticides? Summing up the action results, MSU students approved their appeal to V.V. Putin, the President of Russia, calling for cancellation of POPs use in Russia.
Lecture series on POPs for university students