The Neva as a Metropolitan River of Russia: Environment, Economy and Culture
"Rivers and Society" explores the ways in which human/river relations have shaped important historical transformation processes. With examples ranging from explorations of classical agrarian civilizations such as the Indus, Angkor and Maya, to analyses of the role of water in the modernization process of countries such as Spain, Britain and Japan, the international contributors shed new light on the ways in which the key relationship between humans and water has given rise to new forms of social organization, new technologies and economic activities
The paper discusses the annual cycle of the St. Petersburg urban life through the context of the long-term changes in the patterns of the Neva use.
The article is devoted to ecological policy of St. Petersburg (the Russian Federation). The authors studying main factors in ecological field, which affect the city and its ecosystem. In this text is represented domestic enterprises which deals with environment. The article content analyze of modern methods of prevention of pollution of waters and other threats to ecology of the city.