The mass death of bees in Chortkiv district

In Chortkiv district of Rostov region was a mass death of bees. Inspectors Rosselkhoznadzor attributed their mistreatment of pesticides.

As the portal "161.Ru", on the basis of the complaint department of beekeepers state inspectors oversee the safe handling of pesticides and agrochemicals UFS Rosselkhoznadzor PO held unscheduled inspection in respect of the AF "Kalitva."

According to the spokesperson of the UFS Rosselkhoznadzor PO Alexei Suslin with working fields with pesticides were not met the requirements for their safe use, which resulted in a massive loss of bees. Handling pesticides "Karate Zeon" and "B-58 New" were not carried out at night

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Russian developers are not profitable to build green housing — expert

The construction industry in Russia is so bureaucratic state that developers of housing projects easier to implement with the use of inexpensive types of materials, you can use an innovative "green" technology, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday General Director of the real estate "space", the President of the Guild of Realtors of Moscow Sergey Sayapin.

According to experts, now the Russians are not prepared to pay more for residential property, built with higher quality and more sustainable materials.

"On the contrary, the market is focused on the maximum price reduction of construction costs, primarily due to low-cost and low-quality

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The city Kuvandyk ascertain the cause of death of birds near slurry pits

Investigators are checking on the fact of mass death of birds near the pond in the first slurry pits of "South-Ural cryolite plant" in Kuvandyk, said Tuesday the SU IC in the Orenburg region.

"In the area of slurry pits along the shoreline of the reservoir were found dead 168 white-fronted geese, nine swans and one duck," — said in a statement.

At the scene, investigators left, Rosselkhoznadzor specialists, veterinarians, police officers.

Experts during the inspection of the water samples and carcasses of dead birds to determine the cause of mass death, and revealed a large concentration of industrial waste

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Failures in Kherson follow one another

Last week, in Kherson recorded two major accidents in the South gravity collector sewer. March 18 at the corner of Schmidt and Sacco and Vanzetti was sinking roadway.

Sometimes on the road driving a tractor, which landed in the resulting fracture. Fortunately, neither the driver nor tehsredstvo not injured. Tractor driver came to the aid of rescue officers to tow.

Three days later, on March 21, another gap formed at the corner of Peace and Berislav highway — one of the busiest highways in Kherson. According to experts, there is a collector at a depth of 7 meters, while ground

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The world is moving away from plastic bags

Today the problem of accumulation of plastic trash worries many countries. In Europe, most recently ran a public consultation on the use of plastic bags in the EU. Most of the 15,000 people who took part in the discussion of the pressing problems of humanity in favor of a complete ban on plastic. And, despite the fact that to abandon the full use of plastic bags is difficult, yet many countries have opted for a complete rejection of this environmentally unfriendly packaging. Others yet are looking for other ways to solve this problem …

According to recent studies, every year

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The Arctic ice cap has reached its minimum

As the satellite images, the size of the Arctic ice cap reached its year low and thus broke the record. As of September 16, 2012 glacier area was 3.41 km2. It is 776,000 km2 smaller than in 2007, when the sea ice also was at critically low levels. For comparison, the area of Texas in the United States is about 695 km2.

Despite the fact that the September record may well hold the status of not only summer but year low, scientists fear that the change in wind direction can send floating ice in the warmer water, which will

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Volunteers cleaned up trails park Belukha in the Altai Mountains

Environmentalists, volunteers and local residents over the last month cleaned up more than half (about 80 kilometers) difficult trails Belukha Nature Park, which is one of the natural UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Altai Mountains, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, the park's director Igor Saylankin.

Natural Park is located in the south of Beluga Altai in Ust-Koksinsky district area — 131.33 hectares. The park was established in 1997, is a World Heritage by UNESCO. The territory it starts from the highest peak of Altai — Belukha and extends to the north and north-west up to the Katun, covering

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In Buryatia, there was an ecological disaster

April 27, all living creatures, lives in the Lake District of the Republic Hatagor Mukhorshibirskiy, suffocated under the ice. According to witnesses, it was because the water from the artificial lake was lowered before the ice melted.

— The other day we went fishing at Hatagor could not without tears, look at what happened — said in his letter, "Inform Policy" Galina, a resident of the district Mukhorshibirskiy Buryatia. — The lake flushed when the ice has not melted, and all fish weighed down the ice, simply gasped. The thousands of carp, the whole of last year

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MOE has warned of possible avalanches in Kolyma

Rescuers Kolyma on Friday warned the authorities and local residents about possible avalanches in the region, told RIA Novosti press officer GUMCHS Russia's Magadan region.

"Avalanche situation in the Magadan region arose from the cyclone, which has brought a dramatic warming of the Kolyma. Friday and Saturday around Hasynskogo Omsukchan and Magadan regions can come off the snow masses. Especially high risk in some parts of the mountain slopes," — said the source agency.

According to him, the Emergencies Ministry recommended that motorists not to leave on Friday and Saturday outside the settlements.

"The air temperature in

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Earthquake in Crete

ATHENS, Nov. 7 — RIA Novosti, Alexei Bogdanov. Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred on Monday night on the Greek island of Crete, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

According to U.S. experts, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 70 kilometers north of the capital of the island — the city of Heraklion.

One of the residents of Crete, told RIA Novosti by telephone that the quake was long and managed to attract the attention of local residents.

The destruction and no injuries reported.

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