Caterpillars okkupirovali Park Bradford in the UK

1 Bradford city park in the west of England okkupirovali thousands garden moth caterpillars. 21 days they left the park with little or no foliage, enveloped the trees thick cobwebs.

The cause of mass death of pigeons in Kostroma was rat poison

Mass mortality of pigeons recorded in Kostroma, the cause of death was poison birds, similar to rat poison "Ratindant" reported RIA Novosti on Friday head Veterinarians Kostroma Andrey Elizarov.

On Monday, residents of Kostroma complained to authorities that the streets there were dozens of dead pigeons. Most of the dead birds, local residents saw in the square in front of the Susaninskaya and regional philharmonic society, where parents with children and tourists traditionally fed birds. Accustomed to people birds and people were not afraid to even sit on their hands during feeding. Tuesday at a place of mass death

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Environmentalists will summarize the census of leopards in Primorye by April

Official results of the winter account Amur leopards, which took place the last few days, will be known by the end of March, told RIA Novosti on Monday, the program coordinator of the Amur branch of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia Sergey biodiversity Aramilev.

According to the latest records, held in 2007, the total number of leopards in Russia amounted to 27-34 individuals. The census tracks in the snow will help ecologists understand how to change the population size in the past six years.

"Right now, registration is completed. Accountant complete walk for a number of check routes, but

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Leopard sharks are killed tens due to internal bleeding

 

May 12. In April, dozens of leopard sharks were thrown dead on the beach in California. An autopsy revealed that at least one shark died of massive internal bleeding, such that blood seeped through the skin even sharks — purportedly Daily News.

An autopsy conducted by the Department of Fish and Wildlife, diagnosed "inflammation, bleeding and damage to the brain, and bleeding of the skin around the cloaca." According to the version published by Daily News, bleeding and other internal organs were found in the examined specimens female.

Results suggest that 50

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Magnitude 5 earthquake occurred near the South Sandwich Islands

5.0 magnitude earthquake recorded in the South Sandwich Islands in the Atlantic Ocean at 3.2 thousand kilometers to the south-east of the capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.

Quake was recorded at 20.52 MSK Thursday. Its epicenter was located 69 kilometers to the north of the island's high, the focus lies at a depth of 103.6 kilometers.

The South Sandwich Islands have the status of overseas territory of the UK (which is claimed by Argentina). High above the island was named after the Russian Lieutenant Thorson, who in the years 1819-1821 on the

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The amount of pollution in the bay Poseta Primorye has almost doubled

Maritime scientists over the past five years have recorded almost double increase pollution of the Gulf Poset bordering the only Russian Far Eastern Marine Reserve, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, Head of the Laboratory of Ecology and Toxicology, Pacific Research Fisheries Centre (TINRO — Center) Michael Simokon.

"Since 2008, there is a tendency to an increase in the degree of water pollution Gulf Posiet. At mid-2012, the volume of waste water in the bay was more than a million tons a year, which is 267,000 tons more than in 2008. This amount of pollutants in the wastewater to the

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In Europe, came a real winter

Autumn this year in Europe surprises for a surprise. Two days ago there was a real tropical summer and winter here soon, and the temperature dropped to zero degrees.

Roads in Austria, Croatia, Switzerland, Germany, were covered with a thick layer of snow, a phenomenon in October can be seen except in Siberia. With snow on the inhabitants of these countries has fallen cold strong wind. On the road was a large number of accidents as a result of drivers urgently have to readjust to winter driving conditions.

In only one Austrian, one day, the snow depth

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Georgia and Azerbaijan have covered heavy downpour

23/08/11Atmospheric front with the waves, which stretches from the Mediterranean to the Caucasus, is very active. In the sphere of his influence were Georgia and Azerbaijan. There were heavy rains. During the day on August 21 at Georgia resulted places to 50 mm, in Azerbaijan (Zagatala) — up to 26 mm of rain. 

Heavy downpours caused rivers to flood, and on Monday night has been washed off the road a few meters from the border crossing between Georgia and Azerbaijan. Crossing the border in both directions significantly hampered. In Kakheti region of Georgia, flooded hundreds of homes, washed away roads

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An earthquake measuring 5.5 occurred west of Kamchatka

Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred in the Sea of Okhotsk to the west of the Kamchatka Peninsula, told RIA Novosti the Geophysical Service of Russian Academy of Sciences. The epicenter was registered on Tuesday night, about 250 kilometers west of the village of Ust-October Bolsheretsky Kamchatka region at a depth of 500 kilometers under the seabed. In urban areas of Kamchatka significant aftershocks was not felt. No casualties or damage, the threat of a tsunami is not declared.

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U.S. scientists predict recurrence of Japanese events in western North America

Seismologists from the U.S. Geological Survey have reason to predict a major earthquake, like the Japanese, in the north-western parts of the Pacific coast of the U.S.. The representative of the U.S. Geological Survey, is more likely to affect the elements of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. "What is happening in Japan will realize what you should be prepared" — quoted by ITAR-TASS U.S. seismologist.

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