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In Moscow quarantine for rabies

Quarantine for rabies. Photos from the BBC News website bezformata.ru

After the fifth case of rabies in Zelenograd Mayor Sergei Sobyanin signed a decree to quarantine.

"Order of the Mayor of Moscow from April 11 in Kryukovo Zelenograd administrative district of Moscow on rabies quarantine for a period of two months, — the press-service of the Committee of Veterinary Medicine of the capital. — According to the document, during the quarantine area is prohibited in exhibitions and shows activities involving animals. "

In addition, the suspended sale and export of animals outside the area. "Do not approach the stray

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3.6 magnitude earthquake felt by residents in southern Kurils

An earthquake measuring 3.6 occurred late Monday in the Pacific Ocean south-east of the island of Shikotan (Southern Kuriles), tremors felt the villagers on the island, told RIA Novosti the seismic "Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk".

"Quake occurred Monday at 22.55 Sakhalin time (15.55 MSK) in the Pacific Ocean south-east of the island of Shikotan. Epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 50 kilometers," — said the source.

According to him, the earthquake was felt in the village Malokurilskoye on Shikotan (3 points), in the village of Krabozavodskom (Shikotan) in Yuzhno-Kurilsk (Kunashir Island) (2 points) — the houses were swaying hanging

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Four Red vulture rescued from poachers in Kamchatka

Transport Police in conjunction with the FSB seized the man at the airport in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, the four listed in the Red Book of merlins, reports Kamchatka line department of the Interior Ministry in transport.

"The birds were found during the inspection of passenger baggage at the entrance to the hall luxury. Explained arrested after buying a ticket, he was approached by a man and asked him to drop off a bag of fish in Moscow for the relatives, while he opened it and found that there really is fish is vacuum packed. About that under the fish are merlin, the

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Japan shakes again

October 10 near the east coast of Japan earthquake with magnitude of 5.5, according to Reuters citing television channel NHK. According to the agency, tremors were felt in Tokyo, Japan.

Information about possible casualties or any damage were reported. The earthquake did not cause harm and the nuclear reactor at the plant "Fukushima-1", affected by the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011.

In the spring of 2011 in northern Japan was devastating magnitude 9 earthquake, followed by a tsunami 10 meters high. As a result, dead or missing, more than 22 thousand people.

The earthquake and tsunami caused the accident

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In Japan, the eruption of a volcano

Japan woke volcano located in the southwestern part of the country, which was at rest for about two weeks, according to AFP.

1.4-meter volcano Shinmoedaki (Shinmoedake) threw a height of up to four kilometers ash and rocks. It is not clear whether the awakening of the volcano was a direct result of the earthquake in Japan on March 11, which caused a tsunami ten meters.

However, the authorities have assigned volcano third of the five levels of danger. Rescue services have restricted access to the mountain. Information about the evacuation of people and the consequences of the eruption has

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Biologists have found a gene striped and spotted cat coloring

Taqpep gene was common switch shape pattern on the skin of many species of cats — the normal version of this gene leads to the appearance of tiger stripes and mutant — leopard spots, according to a paper published in the journal Science.

"So far, nobody has been able to explain in terms of biology, where are the spots on the skin of cheetah, tiger stripes, zebra or drawings on the body ordinary domestic cats. Cells dark stripes somehow know that they have to be black and remember this life-long cat. We were interested in what happens at the boundary

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Estonia got a ship to combat pollution of the sea

Ceremony to transfer Estonia multifunctional vessel pollution control area on Friday was held in Tallinn on the peninsula Copley, Estonian Television reported.

The ship, which goes to the border of the fleet of the country, was named in honor of General Ants Kurvits, who headed the Estonian border guards in 1920.

According to the Minister of the Interior Ken-Marti Vaher, the need was felt for a long time such a vessel.

"So far we have focused mainly on prevention and cooperation with neighboring countries. Now, with this ship, we will also in a position to detect contamination and to react

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Hail of a baseball in Oklahoma

Ominous clouds caused severe storms and large hail in northern Oklahoma, causing chaos among drivers.

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The scientists addressed the question of disposal of solid deodorant

Most recently, the company Earth911 and Unilever, the company global consumer goods and cosmetics maker Axe, Degree, Suave and Dove opened the public that they are going to be members of a partnership, the aim of which is to define the capabilities of solid deodorants, antiperspirants. In other words, companies will try, see if you can make from the used tubes from deodorants other goods, and whether it is appropriate from a financial and environmental terms.

Unilever thus wants to focus its production into the mainstream of sustainable development and environmentally friendly technologies, and reduce the environmental footprint of

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Drought in the United States. Picture story

One of the famous masters of aerial photographs George Steinmetz did terrible consequences record drought in Texas, New Mexico and Georgia.

In recent years in the western U.S. water problems have become a tradition, but this even here no one expected.

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