The mass death of blackbirds recorded not only in Sevastopol

The main route of the Crimea were also a graveyard for hundreds of birds.

RSN correspondent in Ukraine: "On the trail of Sevastopol — Simferopol in the mountain area are dozens of bird corpses. The original version of ornithologists that blackbirds were victims of poison spread on the outskirts of Sevastopol, was not confirmed. Another version — hypothermia blackbirds — have criticized. When cold weather birds could fly into the area of Yalta, where it was relatively warm. "

The reasons for the mass death of birds now find out in the Kiev Institute of Biology. The Crimean professionals a

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In the driest desert found underground oasis

In Chile's Atacama Desert ultrasuhoy two meters below the surface found a thriving colony of microorganisms.

Discovery suggests that Mars may still have a life, though have to dig deep.

Atacama Desert — the driest place on the planet — has long been considered a good analogue of the Red Planet. Rain falls there only a few times in a century, and the soil is full of salt. Mars, of course, much worse: there is very cold, and the surface is constantly being processed by ultraviolet radiation, which can not handle thin atmosphere.

But for want of a better many

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The Dniester appeared dead fish

30.05.11.Na Dniester in the Lviv region, local residents found a dark spot of unknown origin, surrounded by dead fish. This was reported in the press center EMERCOM in Lviv region. As it turned out, there were stains of unknown origin on Tysmenytsia river, a tributary of the Dniester.

According to Nicholas SES, in river water samples taken for analysis, no abnormalities were found. Cause of death of fish is still unknown, reports zik.

In addition, in areas Drohobych, Nicholas and Zhidachivskogo areas, a survey of the Dniester River and its tributaries, sewage treatment plants in the cities of Drohobych, Borislav

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The temperature at the Fukushima reactors stabilized

TOKYO, Aug. 5 — RIA Novosti, Xenia Naka.For the first time after the March accident temperature in the third reactor nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1" has dropped below 100 degrees Celsius, the company said the operator station Thurso.

On September 1, Petersen applied for reactor cooling system further spraying water on the principle of the soul and believes that it was the most effective.

In the first reactor was possible to reduce the temperature to 90 degrees. However, for the full stop of the reactor need for analysis and calculation of possible radiation leaks, so Petersen said the decision premature.


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Flood in Vladivostok on the Border 08/04/11

Vladivostok. Rain. Large pool near the stadium "Dynamo". August 4, 2011.


The loss of wild boars in Brittany

26.07.11.Vosemnadtsat boar carcasses were found on Tuesday in one of the beaches of the French Brittany.

Employees of the local prefecture added to this number are 10 wild boar found dead earlier this month — and almost convinced that all the fault of the green algae, releasing toxic vapors.

This is a problem faced by many coastal regions. But Breton environmentalists are sounding the alarm: every year the situation is getting worse, the bill is already in the hundreds of tons of green biomass. Especially dangerous decaying algae in the water.

"In such water often, we often

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In Primorye, four-meter shark caught

In Japan Earthquake

An earthquake measuring 4.9 occurred today in northern Japanese archipelago. Information on casualties or damage were reported. According to the National Meteorological Administration, tsunami threat arose.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located near the eastern coast of the island of Hokkaido, and focus lies beneath the bottom of the Pacific Ocean at a depth of about 80 km. The most powerful tremors felt residents of the port city Nemuro.

The Japanese archipelago is located at the junction of four tectonic plates, so every year there are up to 20 percent of the seating on the earth quake of magnitude

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Set a new record level of greenhouse gas emissions

According to the statement of experts working together with the World Meteorological Organization, in 2011, set a new record for the concentration of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere. Assessing the composition of air, the researchers paid particular attention to the chemical components such as carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide, and found a significant increase in the volume of each of these substances.

You can not argue with the fact that the above gases are released as a result of some natural process, but in the vast majority of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere as a byproduct

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African swine fever spreads Kuban

Another outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) is fixed in the Krasnodar region. New address woes, which applies to rural areas of Kuban — Primorsko-Akhtarsk district.

According to the press service of the regional government Rosselkhoznadzor ASF virus genetic material found on Wednesday during the examination of samples taken from JSC "Azov" Primorsko-Akhtarsk district. In this economy killing two pigs of the 54 detained.

In the center were infected village and township Chelyuskinets Azov. According to preliminary estimates, is grown about 600 animals, which, according to current instructions have to be liquidated. Local authorities are making every effort to prevent

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