Air quality in restaurants is alarming

As it turned out, the level of pollutants in the air restaurants, internet cafes and bars in the capital of China, Beijing has long approached dangerously high level. In general, the content of adverse suspensions due to the fact that public schools are allowed to smoke.

One of the environmental institutions decided to test the concentration of PM2, 5 (harmful particles diameter of 2.5 mm or less) in 43 institutions. Research assistance provided by volunteers from among the urban population. The main measurements were in the busiest months of the year — from March to September 2012. As it

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Biologists caught in Korean zoo elephant in the imitation of human speech

Elephant named Kaushik in Everland Zoo in the Korean city of Yongin learned to imitate the sounds of the human voice and to say a few words in Korean, say scientists in a paper published in the journal Current Biology.

Team of biologists led by Angela Steger (Angela Stoeger) of the University of Vienna (Austria) noted Kaushik after the many stories of the "talking" elephant from visitors and Korean Everland Zoo.

Steger and her colleagues visited Everland, recorded Sounds of Kaushik, studied their spectrogram and compared with similar graphs for the words uttered by the Koreans. The experiment confirmed

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Defending the theory of global warming, scientists asked to undergo a lie detector test

One of the two researchers whose reports of the death of polar bears in the Arctic helped to make the character of animal victims of global warming, as part of an investigation by U.S. agents were asked to undergo a lie detector test.

In the 2006 report by two U.S. researchers Wildlife Jeffrey Gleason and Charles Monnetta tells of a dead bear that swam in the ocean, and which seems to have sunk, and also draws attention to the vulnerability of the animals due to the melting of Arctic glaciers, they need to hunt. On these dead bears subsequently widely

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In one of the villages of Armenia began animals die for unknown reasons

To identify the cause of loss of cattle in the village of Lori Katnarat take another 5 days.

While the village is Katnarat forced slaughter of six head of cattle mortality after one of the cows.

Examination is being conducted to identify the causative agent.

Head of the Department of Agriculture veterinary Gagik Vardanyan told "A1 +" that the samples sent for analysis.

"Experts put forward 2.3 version, but the final answer will only laboratory research," — he said.

Another failure on the road to Moscow

In all Moscow repairing roads, some of the second round. Including — Botanical street. Most recently, she had a repair and here again, the asphalt is removed, blocked traffic. But today, after a removal of the asphalt on the road found a hole the size of meter, and depth … Place dip quickly cordoned off. For movement left only one lane, so not a small cork gathered on both sides. They promised to patch it all quickly.

Dolphinarium near Novosibirsk Zoo will appear in 2013

Novosibirsk city administration agreed to the construction of a dolphinarium near Novosibirsk Zoo, which can be built for 2013, reported on the city investsovete Head of Economic Department, Strategic Planning and Investment Policy Olga Molchanov.

"During this period the zoo together with the investor to develop the design documentation. Currently under development is a working draft," — she said.

According Molchanova, on land adjacent to the zoo, planned to build houses the dolphinarium, the pavilion for small monkeys and penguins, cafés and substations. Height dolphinarium with a glass dome 18.3 meters, length — 91.8 meters.

She said that the dolphin

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Anthropologists have protested the transfer of ancient Indian skeletons

From three professors filed suit to suspend issuance of the University of California at San Diego, human remains, whose age is about ten thousand years, the dumping of the Indians. According to the statement of anthropologists, these remains do not belong to the local tribes, and scientific interest.

These remains are found in 76, when carried out excavations in the area adjacent to the university. These remains are estimated by scientists as the oldest that could be found throughout North America. In 2009, twelve local Indian tribes banded together and demanded giving ground bones, which are kept in the

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Smoke from grass wrapped palov Khabarovsk

Smog from palov dry grass on the islands in the Amur River on Thursday wrapped Khabarovsk, said on Friday GUMCHS Russia on edge.

"On the morning of October 26 in the Khabarovsk Territory active wildfires have been reported. Cause smog and the smell of smoke in the city — uncontrolled burns dry vegetation on islands, also deals Mari (swampy terrain) on the left bank," — said in a release.

Threats settlements and no economy. However, people with diseases of the cardiovascular system and respiratory tract is recommended to minimize exposure to the open air.

As reported in the Khabarovsk airport,

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Environmentalists have planted 200,000 pine seedlings in the Arkhangelsk region

In place of the burned pine forest in Pinega District of the Arkhangelsk region planted 200,000 pine seedlings with the support of WWF Russia and Yves Rocher, said on Thursday the press service of the regional branch of the World Wildlife Fund.

Landings are made in a joint project of WWF Russia and Yves Rocher to restore conifer forests of the Arkhangelsk region. Forest planting project started in 2010, up to 2013 is expected to plant three million trees in two regions — Arkhangelsk Oblast and the Republic of Altai.

"The plot of 50 hectares, is located in Karpogorskom forest

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Weather anomalies in Kelme: flowering apple and pear trees are covered with snow

Dropped out in early May snow surprised residents Kelme.

Residents of the Lithuanian town of Kelme, woke up this morning and saw the snow outside the window instead of the sun or rain. On May 2, the city returned to winter.

DELFI Giedrius reader says that this trick of nature is unexpected and unpleasant. "A strange beginning of May in Kelme. Weather can not be called spring. Driving conditions with summer tires are not the best, "- he wrote. Employees Šiauliai Meteorological Center reported DELFI, it snowed in Siauliai, but here it is once melted.

Winter looked

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