Oil spill in the U.S. threatens ecology of Yellowstone Park

As reported vesti.ru, breakthrough pipeline owned by one of the largest oil companies in the world, Exxon Mobil, on Saturday caused the 40-kilometer long oil plume at Yellowstone River.

This was announced today by Brian Schweitzer — Governor of the North-West of the U.S. state of Montana, where the accident occurred. "The parties responsible for the security of the pipeline are required to reverse the effects of a breakthrough," — he stressed.

Because of the accident on the pipeline, which was laid on the bottom of the river, also had to evacuate the settlements located along the

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Warmer winters and great snow cover in the Arctic north kills plants

Occurring on our planet climate change is leading to warmer winters in the Arctic region. A warmer winters help to increase the amount of precipitation and snow cover in this part of the world. It would seem — all pretty bad, because the snow cover protects plants from cold in winter, maintaining a suitable temperature, and promoting early plant growth. However, all is not good for arctic plants …

How do I find European scientists snowfall promote intensive growth of pathogenic fungus that infects plants hiding under the snow. For many years, scientists have been studying the ecological processes that

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Dnipro on the brink of ecological disaster: the river can become dirty swamp

Dnieper River ecosystem threatens ecological disaster that can be prevented by developing, in the near future, at the regional and state level special environmental programs to rescue the river, scientists believe Dnipropetrovsk.

, Told a press conference, Director of the Institute of Natural Resources and Ecology of the NAS of Ukraine, member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Doctor of Engineering, Professor Arkady Shapar, after the construction of the Dnieper cascade reservoirs into a lake, and may soon become muddy swamp.

One way to save the river scientist calls the demolition of all the dams

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The ecosystem of the Earth is changing the appearance of the plankton in the Atlantic shows this

The ecosystem of the Earth is changing the appearance of the plankton in the Atlantic Ocean, testifies to this. Photo: HO / AFP / Getty Images

The melting of the glaciers of the Arctic Ocean has allowed Pacific plankton migrate to the northern part of the Atlantic Ocean. Scientists observing the migration of plankton for 13 years, it is believed that the ecosystem of the planet Earth is undergoing major changes, according to the BBC BBC.

Plankton — this is the main food of gray toothless whales. Naturally, mammals followed plankton — through the Northwest Passage along the

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