Management system population of stray dogs in Moscow want to create

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Moscow announced a competition to develop a system model of population management of stray dogs in the capital of the application should be posted on the website of state purchases.

The initial (maximum) price of the government contract is 5 million rubles.

"The goal is to develop a system model that will reduce the negative impact on the flora and fauna, including the Red Book of Moscow" — the document says.

Contractor with a state contract to analyze the regulatory legislation of the Russian Federation with the international experience in the management

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Oceans has the dual attack CO2

Carbon dioxide into the water of the oceans as a pollutant triggers unwanted changes in the level of acidity of water. An additional factor here is the influence of increasing the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere. According to the latest data, the process is already beginning to affect the populations of commercial fish and shellfish.

Since the industrial revolution, carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere has increased by 40%, mainly due to the use of combustible materials and inefficient methods of farming. As usual, customary in nature, the oceans are trying to absorb the excess CO2, which

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Heat wave on the west coast of North America gets new features

Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego, USA, suggested that the nature of heat waves in North America is changing. And the reason for this was nothing like global warming.

First, during heat waves observed increased nocturnal air temperature and humidity of the bulk of it in the dark. Furthermore, the mid-summer heat waves have become more severe, especially in the cool coastal regions. Since coastal ecosystems respond to changes in temperature is more painful than continental, discovered the thermal waves can strongly affect the normal life of the residents of California, who are used to average temperatures and

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Indigenous traditional knowledge and science will save the Arctic — scientist

Traditional knowledge of the indigenous peoples of the Arctic, in conjunction with knowledge of scientists to help save nature of these areas, said at a meeting of the working group meeting of the Arctic Council to preserve Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Swedish scientist Mark Marissink.

In Yakutsk these days is meeting of the working group of the Arctic Council to preserve the flora and fauna of the Arctic (CAFF). His work is attended by about 150 representatives of various regions of Russia, as well as the U.S., Norway, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands and Iceland.

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Russia and China can create a reserve for the protection of leopards and tigers

Russia and China on the basis of the National Park "Land of Leopard", established in Primorye in 2011, may establish a cross-border area for the conservation of Red animals — leopard and tiger, told reporters Khabarovsk head of the department of public policy and regulation in the field of hunting and of animals World MNRE Valery Orlov.

"In 2011, the national park" Land of Leopard "in Primorye to save the leopard and tiger, and we're going on the basis of the national park to make cross-border protected areas with China to promote the conservation and tiger and leopard on the

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Gabonese authorities publicly burned more than 1.2 tons of elephant tusks

Police Gabon (Central Africa) burned at a square of the capital of more than 1.2 tonnes of ivory seized from poachers, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Contraband ivory in Africa to last year, according to animal welfare, the highest level in 20 years. Police in 2011 arrested 14 large batches of contraband, which included 24.3 tons of ivory. At the same time, as noted by environmental organizations, the amount of the illicit market is increasing due to the growing demand for ivory in China and Asia.

"This fire has demonstrated determination of the authorities of Gabon in the

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Deepwater Horizon accident hastened the destruction of salt marshes of Florida

Leaking oil into the waters of the Gulf of Mexico during the accident on the Deepwater Horizon led to the mass death of the plants that hold the soil in the salt marshes on the coast of Florida and Louisiana, which accelerated soil erosion and capture the land area of the sea, environmentalists say in an article published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

The accident occurred on the Deepwater Horizon April 22, 2010. The explosion and subsequent fire damaged a pipeline through which oil flows from the sea floor to board platformy.Obrazovalas leak, the elimination

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International Biodiversity Day

International Day for Biological Diversity is celebrated annually on May 22 since 2001. This memorable ecological date was proclaimed by the General Assembly in 1995, a special resolution (NA/RES/49/119) based on the recommendation of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), which was held in 1994. It should be noted that the initial resolution date was set as the International Biodiversity Day on 29 December, the day of entry into force. But later the UN General Assembly postponed the International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May — the day of the signing of the Convention

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Venice may submerge

According to the World Wildlife Fund, Italy could lose its beaches, and with them not only the resort, but also a unique coastal flora and fauna.

According to the environmental organization, about 60 percent of residents living along the coast. Coastal erosion has led to the disappearance of 42 percent of the beaches, and only 30 percent of the coastal areas are left untouched by civilization.

Experts from the World Wildlife Fund's several reasons for what is happening, including the withholding under the rubble of the building needs of the estuary, increasing the number of infrastructure facilities on the

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The new project has set a goal to open a new 10 million in 50 years

Recently, in the pages of the famous magazine Systematics and Biodiversity, published an article in which 39 scientists set out an ambitious plan to organize search unknown to mankind species of flora and fauna.

In accordance with the project plan, carefully described on the website of the British Museum of Natural History, the authors argue that under the current dynamics of the annual average of 18 000 open unknown species. To achieve the level of 10 million, experts predict increase the frequency of detection of new types of more than one order, using for this purpose advanced technologies.

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