A student from the first in Primorye Vladivostok adopted a Siberian tiger

A student of the Russian-American Faculty of the Far Eastern Federal University Elena Maslova first in Primorye "adopted" tigers, selecting from its funds for its protection of 25 thousand rubles. This type for a considerable amount of student knowledge helped the girl: she learns to "excellent" in "World Economy" and for the second year a scholarship fund at Oxford, told Trend. ITAR-TASS press secretary of the Amur branch of the World Wildlife Fund / WWF / Russia Elena Starostin.

The campaign "Adopt a tiger," declared the WWF to raise funds necessary to protect the predators that live in the Primorsky

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Vulnerabilities of our planet

The face of our planet may soon change dramatically. Many plant and animal species are disappearing because of the fires. While this is certainly not the only reason. In Madagascar, for grazing and deforestation have only 17% of the original vegetation, Borneo threatened — local orangutans suffer many other corners of the earth.

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Explosions, smog and weather anomalies — the main thing for the Russians in 2010

Yandex announced the list of the most popular search queries in the past year

Russians have attracted the most attention explosions Moscow subway station on March 29 this year. In terrible tragedy killed 40 people, and about 90 were injured. This event is of interest to a lot of users, the peak number of requests rose past 950,000 a day.

The second most popular are forest fires in the central part of Russia, as well as the associated cloud of smog-shrouded Russia up to the Urals. In August, at the peak of choking from the smoke of half a million

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In the burned forest on Mount Carmel two years will be to plant trees

Environment Minister Gilad Erdan visited on Thursday, December 9, suffered from a massive forest fire on Mount Carmel areas and talked with environmental experts. He visited the reserve Hai-Bar Carmel town of Beit Oren, and visited the place where the 2 December in a fire trap hit the bus with the Office of Prisons, ehavshimi rescue prisoners.

According to NRG-"Maariv", the trip was attended by several dozen people, including experts from the Ministry of Agriculture, representatives of the Society for Nature ("Chevra aganat le ha-Teva"), the Jewish National Fund ("Keren Kayemet le-Israel") , Department of Natural Reserves ("Rashut a-ve and

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Rescuers warn of disaster in the Altai Mountains because of frosts

Extreme cold as minus 35 degrees can trigger this week in the Altai Republic breaks power lines, as well as complicate the situation on the roads, according to the early warnings GUMCHS the region.

According to authorities, in the next week in the Altai Republic is expected to fall in air temperature at night to minus 22-27 degrees, some nights — to minus 30-35 degrees during the day — minus 12-17 degrees.

"It is possible emergencies caused breakage of transmission lines, a complication of traffic on the federal highway and local roads, increase the number of accidents (glaze phenomenon), failure

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In the melting of the Arctic polar ice blame fires

With the help of satellites, scientists have traced the movement of smoke and soot produced during the polar tundra fires in the northern hemisphere and have concluded that accumulated on the ice cover of the soot particles are greatly contributed to accelerated melting of the Greenland ice last summer.

Certainly, intervened to discuss events and clear weather over Greenland, and warm coastal ocean waters. But the appearance of soot factor also played a role. We all know how dark soot from dirty snow and ice are losing their ability to reflect solar heat and begin to melt more

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Damage caused by forest fires in 2012 in the Transbaikal increased by 35%

Preliminary damage caused by forest fires in the Trans-Baikal region in 2012 amounted to 440 million rubles, which is 35% higher than in 2011, the number of fires in forests decreased by two times, but passed the fire area nearly doubled, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, a representative of the State Forest Service region.

"This year, the province recorded 819 forest fires against 1.6 thousand last year. But the area of fires has increased from 251 thousand hectares to 486 000, which is almost two times. Passing on the fire season this year, especially in spring strongly influenced by adverse

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Maslyakov said poor work areas on plans extinguishing

FFA in 2013, wants to achieve from regions more precise work on the preparation and execution of plans for fighting forest fires than the one that was in the current year, told reporters on Wednesday, the head of department Viktor Maslyakov.

"We saw a pretty poor job on the combined plan for fighting fires. Each region is required by law to prepare a master plan that clearly itemized capabilities and interaction algorithms organizations at certain modes fire," — he said.

Thus, according to Maslyakova, in "capabilities" are often included in plans forces MOE, which actually have to be connected to

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Service of forest fires up in Transbaikalia

The government has created an autonomous Transbaikalia Forestry Association, which brought together all the regional Forest Service Division, a new structure in 2013, will take over not only the entire forest management, but also the suppression of forest and grassland fires, which in the past three years, engaged in professional firefighters, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, a representative Forest Service.

Since 2008, the main contractors on the suppression of forest and grassland fires in the Trans-Baikal region are regional SI "Fire Department" (PPP) — professional firefighters involved in extinguishing the fires in the home in the settlements, and Chita base

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Area fires in Siberia in 2012, up 45% compared to 2011

The area of forest fires in Siberia in 2012 was 946,000 acres, an increase compared to 2011 by 45%, said the Forestry Department of the Siberian Federal District.

Officials on Tuesday officially announced the completion of the fire season in 2012 due to the fact that the county established a steady snow cover.

"Since the beginning of fire season on-line data of the executive power in the field of forest relations in the subjects of the Siberian Federal District, emerged 8500 forest fires on the total area of 946,000 hectares. During the same period of 2011, there were 8.7 thousand

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