Dramatic warming observed in the Czech Republic on Monday

Temperature record broken in 1884 in the south of the Czech Republic — plus 14.3 degrees. Dramatic warming observed in the Czech Republic on Monday — in Ceske Budejovice in the south temperature record broken in 1884, here the temperature climbed to 14.3 degrees Celsius, according to the Czech Hydrometeorological Service. Over the past day temperature records were beaten in 17 cities in the Czech Republic. Warmest was in New Grad-Byneve — plus 15.4 degrees Celsius. As the meteorologists, the capital of the Czech Republic is also very warm — in Prague was a plus 13. According

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Saved in Kazakhstan sterkh Putin sent to Russia

Kazakhstan rangers rescued Siberian Crane flock of "Flight of Hope", with which President Vladimir Putin flew motodeltoplane previously transmitted by the Russian ornithologists, said on Wednesday the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan.

One of the six cranes, with whom in September as part of the "Flight of Hope" motodeltoplane Putin flew to train birds to a long flight, was found in the Akmola region in northern Kazakhstan on October 7 in a private courtyard.

"Today … Crane handed Russian ornithologists, who took him back home, to the Oka Reserve. To date, the bird was in the

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Arctic ice could disappear in 10 years

Melting ice in the Arctic is a faster pace than previously estimated. This is confirmed by new data from the Norwegian Polar Institute. Scientists have found at the bottom of the Arctic Ocean a special sonar, which measures the thickness of the ice and sends the data to researchers.

Until now it was thought that the Arctic ice cap will disappear in no less than 50-100 years. "Such thick ice, as in, say, 1990, we have not found. Based on what we saw, I would not be surprised if in 10 years the Arctic ice has completely melted," — said

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Brazil: The impressive crack in Mata Redon

Earth cracks that worries residents of Mata Redonda, Paraiba, in late January 2012.

According to the mayor Renato Mendes city has made a commitment to move semy, which is in the danger zone around the crack, as in Alhambra (Alhambra), and in Mata Redonda (Mata Redonda), during the time period for correcting the problem.

In Primorye lit sanctuary with endangered leopards

In the Khasan district of Primorye Territory lit central part of the reserve "Leopard." This was March 21 reports "Interfax".

"One focus is found east of the village Cherepovka. Fire front — about four kilometers. Fire up the ridge Barsovy and moves north. Another focus a little less on the area — from Popova hills to the north-east," — told reporters the project coordinator for the conservation leopard Amur branch of WWF Andrew Fereferov.

According Fereferova, the fire started on March 20 at about 16 pm local time (09:00 GMT). Had burned an area of 1.5 hectares. Fereferov claims that

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Tropical storm Irene in Puerto Rico

More than a thousand volunteers helped Reserves Russia for 10 years

Over 1.2 thousand "green" volunteers helped Russian reserves by volunteer center "Chipmunk", deputy director of environmental and educational center "Reserves" Elena Knizhnikov.

Most of the volunteer programs and camps held in the reserves during the summer. Traditionally, members of these programs do not require special skills and experience work for 4-6 hours a day, five days a week. In the reserves volunteers help staff in the departments of environmental education, develop ekotropy, collect trash, plant trees. Rest of the time is given for guided tours, games, seminars, training, leisure interest. The number of participants in the volunteer program — from

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The draft law on measures Ekozashchita Baikal submitted to the Duma

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on introduction to the State Duma a draft law on the environmental protection of Lake Baikal. Relevant documents are available on Tuesday at the government website.

According to the draft federal law "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation on the Baikal natural territory", it is proposed to prohibit the construction, expansion and renovation of commercial facilities without a positive conclusion of the state ecological expertise.

"The bill proposes a ban on the disposal of waste production and consumption I — III hazard class in the central ecological zone

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Trichinosis is found in wild boar in hunting estate near Ryazan

Particularly dangerous disease trichinosis, which is transmitted from animals to humans, it was found in one of the hunting leases in the Ryazan region, said Friday the regional State Veterinary Inspectorate.

"In the conduct of eight vetsanekspertizy meat of wild boar shot in hunting estate Boishevskom Kasimov district in three samples detected pathogen trichinosis," — said in a statement.

Carcasses of infected animals removed and disposed of. A draft resolution on the establishment of restrictive measures in hunting.

According to the regional government, the regulation provides a number of measures to eliminate the source of the disease. It is

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