Scientists promise subtropics in Odessa in half a century

Odessa, October 13 (New Region, Elena Solomin) — Global warming affects the lives of the Odessa region. Scientists believe that over the next 50 years from the temperate climate of the region will become subtropical. About this newspaper "Today".

First of all, the transformation of climate affect flora and fauna. And the changes are already evident. As told the Associate Professor of Botany and centers them. Mechnikov Vladimir Nemertsalov, that with an increase in the average annual temperature is related to the spread of the so-called chestnut leaf-mining moth, which affects every summer Odessa chestnuts, causing them to turn yellow

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Rapidly dries Kuyalnitskogo estuary. Video

8.10.11.Za recent years the level of water in the estuary Kuyal'nitskogo fell below its long-term critical level of approximately 5 meters. Save the estuary! National property of Ukraine — Odessa resort "Kuyalnik" — suffers ecological disaster. Over recent years the level of water in the estuary Kuyal'nitskogo fell below its long critical level almost 5 meters. Together with the estuary killed its flora and fauna.

Yutyaschiesya near residual water gulls but once dug posts for the salt. So today looks Kuyal'nitskogo estuary. In early summer, the wheels were under water. Now medicinal mud dries in the sun.

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Mass mortality of ancient oaks

Not only was the meager forests of Southern California fire season, turning to ashes every year hundreds of acres of land, so now even added a new attack — the enemy hexapod.

By this natural disaster was for the county of San Diego voracious pest size in centimeters, destroying standing oak groves. In English it is called persistent insect: goldspotted oak borer, or abbreviated GSOB, that can probably be translated as zolotopyatnisty oak borer beetle, bark beetle. (In Russia, it has a counterpart — Zlatka oak.) Beetle has puleobraznuyu shape, dark green in color and six golden-yellow spots on the

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Animal Protection Day

October 4th is World Animal Protection Day, designed to bring together people in the preservation of our planet's wildlife and to protect the rights of domestic animals. Every day in the world disappear tens of flora and fauna. One way to fight for the preservation of biodiversity on the planet — the protection of rare and endangered species of plants and animals.

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Expert: Volcano eruption in the Caspian Sea can lead to serious accidents

Director of the Institute of Geology, academician Akif Alizadeh said that the eruption of a volcano in the Caspian Sea can lead to very serious consequences of the accident at the oil platform.

As the AZE.az, director of the Institute of Geology, academician Akif Alizadeh told ANS about the consequences of an accident or leak on one of the platforms of the Caspian Sea and the willingness to eliminate the effects of this.

— Akif Aliyev, if the Caspian happen something like what happened in the Gulf of Mexico, do we have enough strength and experience to solve the problem?

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Earthquake in China: thousands affected

The night before, on August 9, the city of Baoshan in Yunnan Province in southern China recorded an earthquake of magnitude 5.2. Preliminary estimates from the disaster affected 44,341 inhabitants. All the wounded were hospitalized, according to "People's Daily".

Hearth quake lies at a depth of 11 km. In the safe areas were evacuated 441 people. An earthquake had damaged 22,823 buildings.

To eliminate the effects of the disaster sent over 480 Fire and Rescue Service Brigade.

Mountainous Yunnan province is one of the top tourist destinations in China. Province is famous for its multi-national composition, flora and fauna.

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Olkhon island on Baikal die ancient larch and eagles eagles

In the Baikal National Park on the island of Olkhon Baikal under the ax of tourists vandals killed centuries larch, locals hounded most revered in these parts of birds — eagles, golden eagles.

Together with many unorganized influx of tourists, all this causes a general degradation of flora and fauna unique nature, according to the coordinator of the long-term ecological project "Pure shores of Lake Baikal", implemented by branch "Heineken Brewery Baikal" Company "United Breweries Heineken." "The Island should be closed to private vehicles — sure expedition leader, deputy chief Baikal National Park Science Vitaly Ryabtsev. —

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Every fifth tree in Europe, bald, says the UN

MOSCOW, July 13 — RIA Novosti.Number of leaves and needles smaller than normal in 20% of the trees the most common species in Europe, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia, with reference to the UN report "The State of Europe's forests."

"In 2009, 20.2% of the trees showed signs of weakening — the number of needles and leaves were smaller than normal, and just over 25% of European trees can be attributed to damaged or lost," — said in a report prepared by the Economic Commission for Europe, Food and Agriculture Organization and the Secretariat

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On the banks of the river Shipuniha recover from ecological disaster

Mass death of fish in the river Shipuniha Iskitim district occurredJuly 6. Residents of nearby cottages first raised the alarm and called the MOE. Arrived on the scene officers removed the fish. Meanwhile, the city rumors of a terrible smell, still standing on the bank of the river, and panic among local residents.

According to preliminary reports, which appeared in the press, mass death of fish was associated with a break of one of the sewer adjacent to the river plants. More information from the officials of the Novosibirsk region could be obtained.

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The Red Book of Kuzbass replenished with new kinds of endangered animals

The second edition of the regional Red Book was published in the Kuzbass, in him, in particular, found in the area included a small swan, Ferruginous Duck and Snow Leopard, said on Thursday, RIA Novosti employee of the regional administration.

The Red Book of the Kemerovo region was published for the first time in 2000.

"The new edition, which prepared the experts of the Department of Natural Resources and leading biologists, allows for changes in the ten-plus years in the flora and fauna of the region," — said the source.

According to him, now Kuzbass Red List includes 165 species

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