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The number of bighorn sheep in Kamchatka halved due to hunting

The number of bighorn sheep that live in the Kronotsky reserve in Kamchatka, in the last ten years has been reduced by almost half because of hunting for them in the areas adjacent to a nature reserve and the reduction of pasture, the deputy director of Kronotsky reserve for research Vladimir Mosolov.

"Over the past ten years, the number of sheep in the reserve decreased from 550-600 to 300-350 individuals. Moreover maximum decline was observed in the border areas of the reserve, where the animals come to feed abroad protected area. Fact that the boundaries of the reserve are along

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in Mindanao

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred on Saturday morning on the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippine archipelago, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to the service, ground level were recorded in 08.37 MSK (04.37 GMT). The earthquake lies at a depth of 98 kilometers. The epicenter was located 30 kilometers north-east of the town of Sarangani.

No casualties or damage were reported, the threat of a tsunami, according to the authorities, no.

Philippines passes through the Pacific "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up to 40 thousand kilometers. Time runs along the coast

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Lava Flow Tolbachik volcano in Kamchatka burned forest — witnesses

Lava flow from the volcano Flat Tolbachik burned wood in a round hill in Kamchatka, but the snow makes it flare up, said on Friday volcano observatory village Keys quoting eyewitnesses.

"A group of tourists Flied Tolbachik. According to them, the lava flow reached the forest in a round hill and continues to move inland. At the front of the lava flow burning wood, but the snow did not give him much flare," — said in a statement.

At the same time, as reported by RIA Novosti Deputy Director for Scientific Affairs of the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, Far

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred in the southern Philippines

5.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded Thursday in the southern part of the second largest in the world the Philippine archipelago, the website reported the Philippine Institute of Volcanology (Phivolcs).

Quake epicenter was located 76 kilometers north of the city of Burgos in the southern province of Surigao North and center lies at a depth of 13 kilometers below the surface of the Philippine Sea.

Warning of tsunami was not announced, details of casualties or damage so far.

Philippines passes through the Pacific "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up to 40 thousand kilometers. He circles the

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In Guatemala, the eruption of the volcano declared evacuation

Guatemalan authorities announced Thursday the highest "red" level of anxiety due to the beginning of the eruption of the volcano Fuego, located 50 kilometers from the capital, and began evacuating people from the five facilities near populated areas, said channel Univision.

We are talking about a mass evacuation of thousands of people living near the volcano, which is transported in a safe place and trained temporary shelters.

Fuego activated sixth time this year, in the early morning explosion observed in the crater and ash emissions to a height of up to one kilometer above the volcano crater. Experts reported that

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The eruption of the volcano in Costa Rica, Nicaragua awakened volcanoes

Located 135 km from the capital of Nicaragua's San Cristobal volcano woke up and scared the people in the country with three eruptions. The sharp rise of the activity at the volcano about three thousand people were immediately evacuated from the surrounding area with 50 trucks and 350 security personnel. Serious danger to residents are gases and other substances escaping from the crater on the surface.

The height of the column of ash over the crater of San Cristobal reached five thousand feet. Spaced wind, he managed to cover several neighboring towns layer of gray coating. In addition, the

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In Nicaragua evacuated more than three thousand people due to the eruption of a volcano

More than three thousand people of Nicaragua were forced to leave their homes due to the eruption of the volcano of San Cristobal in the west of the country, said on Sunday BBC Radio and Television BBC.

According to the Press Secretary to the Government of Nicaragua Rosario Murillo (Rosario Murillo), only the eruption could affect more than 20,000 people.

The eruption of the volcano of San Cristobal, located 150 kilometers north of the capital of Nicaragua, Managua, began on Saturday. From the crater of the volcano ash column rose to a height of about four kilometers. Hundreds of

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Hundreds of Nicaraguans flee their homes due to the eruption of a volcano

Hundreds of residents of towns and villages in the vicinity of the active volcano of San Cristobal in western Nicaragua are leaving their homes for fear of the consequences of the eruption began on Saturday.

As reported on Sunday night, Reuters, now rises from the crater of the volcano volcanic ash to a height of about four kilometers.

According to the head of the local rescue service Guillermo Gonzalez (Guillermo Gonzalez), the authorities plan to evacuate from the vicinity of the volcano about three thousand inhabitants, but many families have begun to leave their own homes.

"There is a plan

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Lava Tolbachik volcano in Kamchatka approaches based volcanologists

Lava erupting volcano in Kamchatka Flat Tolbachik closer to the field base volcanologists, providing it with a threat, according to the Kamchatka volcano.

Flat Tolbachik began erupting on 27 November. In the area of the southern slope formed two fractured breakthrough with Lava — a stream of top-break was more than six kilometers from the bottom — 18 kilometers. Occasionally rose above the volcano ash column. In early January, volcanic activity has declined and a month later the volcano entered a new phase of activity.

"According to the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology Yaroslav Muravyev, which is on the field

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Two tremors of magnitude 5.6 and 5.4 occurred in the Philippines

Two tremors of magnitude 5.6 and 5.4 were reported Tuesday morning in the southern and central parts of the second largest planet in the Philippine archipelago, reported at the Philippine Institute of Volcanology (Phivolcs).

The epicenter of a massive earthquake, accompanied by aftershocks (concomitant main tremors were) a magnitude 4.9, was located 15 kilometers north of the city in the southern province of Maramag Bukidnon, and focus lies at a depth of three kilometers under the island of Mindanao.

A day earlier, there was another nearby earthquake of magnitude 5.9 with the epicenter at 67 kilometers to the north of

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