Scientists grow the seeds of plants survived the bombing of Hiroshima

Scientists Botanic Garden of the Irkutsk State University (ISU) in the anti-war campaign in a special greenhouse will be engaged in the cultivation of plants, the seeds of which survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima (Japan) in 1945, said the Mayor of Irkutsk.

On Monday, the ISU received a package from the Japanese city of Hiroshima, which was the party of seed plants of Japan's national treasure status. As a gift of Irkutsk Botanic Garden sent seeds of five trees, survivors of nuclear attacks in 1945. It is a Japanese persimmon, Firmian, camphor laurel, ginkgo, holly round.

"The exclusivity of

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Ukrainian scientists have recorded the mass death of fish in the Sea of Azov

Donetsk, June 25 — RIA Novosti. Mass death of fish due to the reduction of oxygen in water is observed from Friday in the Sea of Azov from the village of Kulikovo (border Donetsk and Zaporizhia regions) to the middle of the Berdyansk spit, the press service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine on Saturday.

Mercator Sea of Azov.

"According to preliminary data, now the number of dead fish reached 20 tons," — said the press service.

In order to minimize complications with pestilence calf in the summer, from 10 to 14 June

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In Yakutia, the three oil companies to pay a fine

Three oil companies to pay a penalty for being burned in oil production in Yakutia associated gas flares, said on Thursday, RIA Novosti the republican prosecutor's office.

According to the source, environmental prosecutor's office and CPS in May checked companies extracting oil in Yakutia. It turned out that "Surgutneftegaz", JSC "Irelyakhneft", LLC "Taas-Yuryakh Oil and Gas" irrational use associated gas.

"About 95% of associated gas is not used and is burned in flares, which is a violation of the law on mineral resources", — said the representative of the prosecutor's office.

He said that in case of legal entities instituted

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In Orenburg locusts threatens crops

In the Orenburg region in 2011, the greatest danger of crops is locusts. According to the autumn survey processing is planned for an area of 60 hectares in 27 districts of the region, as well as in the cities of Orenburg, Orsk and Novotroitsk. On REGNUM correspondent reported July 11 in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Processing Industry of the Orenburg region. From the regional budget for the purchase of chemicals to control insects allocated 10 million rubles, and declared a public auction.

Specialists note that the emergence of nongregarious started on 10 May, and the mass reproduction

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Golden Turtle opens Year of Environment in the Russian Federation

Festival "Golden Turtle" opens in Russia Year of Environment in which environmental activities of the state and society must become more effective, said Natural Resources Minister Sergei Donskoi on Friday at the opening of the festival.

"In the short time of a bright and extraordinary contest this event has become common area where there are people who care, those citizens for whom the defense of nature is in fact the purpose of life," — said Don, speaking at the opening ceremony.

The Minister highlighted the opening years of the environment with this festival, which, according to him, helping to consolidate

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Cat attacked his mistress in Germany

Out of fear of his own cat 69-year-old woman from the Thuringian town of Arnstadt (Germany) quickly left the house. As the police said on Sunday, 5-year-old animal suddenly came down at the woman's apartment Saturday night. According to the police, "feral" cat Mo bitten and scratched legs pensioner. Finally, the frightened woman jumped from the window of his apartment on the ground floor and called the police.

Only two hours later, a police officer with the staff of the Office for law enforcement and rescue animals caught raging animal. To start the cat was taken to the detention

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In China, there was a strong earthquake of magnitude 6.0

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred in China, in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, located in the north-west of the country, on the morning of Tuesday, November 1, according to Chinese media.

China Seismological Service recorded the first tremor in the morning on October 31 at 8 hours 21 minutes.

The epicenter was located about 100 km east of the city Yining, and its center lies at a depth of 27 km. No casualties, casualties or damage no information.

Tapir calf can leave Novosibirsk abroad

Tapir calf, born last month at the Novosibirsk Zoo, will be transferred to another zoo, Russia or abroad, told RIA Novosti Head of Department tropical zoo animals Julia Konovalov.

Lowland tapirs live in South America, is the second-largest land mammals and are listed in the International Red Book. Tapir is an ancient animal, whose form has remained unchanged for millions of years. The closest relatives of these animals — horses and rhinoceroses.

Young couple tapirs brought to Novosibirsk about two years ago from zoos in Germany and Sweden.

"This is our first child at a young couple Dylan and Danko.

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In Orel emergency for swine plague

In connection with the identification of the causative agent of African swine fever in the Kursk region signed a decree of the Government of the Oryol region to take measures to prevent the threat of introduction and spread of the disease in the region, reported IA REGNUM-center in the press service of the governor. On the territory of Dmitrov, Trosnyanskogo, Maloarkhangelsk, Glazunov, Kolpnyanskogo, Dolzhansky and Lievens areas already established nine convenience animal control police stations for the period of quarantine in the Kursk region. For the organization and around the clock veterinary and police posts from the reserve fund Orel

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Forecasters promised Russians moderate February

February in Russia will not be frosty: temperature in the last month of winter is near and above normal in most parts of the country. The director of the Russian Hydrometeorological Center Roman Vilfand.

"In particular, we expect that in the European part of the country the average temperature in February is expected to near normal," — said Vilfand.

According to him, warmer averages will be in the southern part of the Siberian Federal District.

"Especially high average temperatures are expected in the Irkutsk region and Transbaikalia. There, of course, the temperature will be negative, significantly colder than in the

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