Crabs sailed to conquer Antarctica

Underwater ROV Genesis Belgian Ghent University (University of Ghent) found on the shelf off the coast of Antarctica before met there king crab (Neolithodes yaldwyni). Scientists believe that develop new habitat giant crab helped global climate change, the BBC reported, with reference to the British scientific journal Proceedings B («Proceedings of the Royal Society of Biology").

The amazing discovery was made at the base of the Antarctic Peninsula, in the coastal area known as depth Palmer (Palmer Deep). Earlier, King Crab and representatives their relatives were on the island near the tip of the peninsula, but so far to the

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Weather anomalies can cause the extinction of the entire ecosystem in the Arctic

A series of freezing rain in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard has led to an almost simultaneous decrease in the number of large herbivores to record low levels, indicating a very high vulnerability of arctic ecosystems to climate change and their accompanying weather events, according to an article published in the journal Science.

"We know that climate fluctuations can manage numbering several populations of the same species. This finding suggests that the climate and weather anomalies can cause simultaneous changes in entire ecosystems, which include several kinds of animals," — said the head group of ecologists Brahe Hansen (Brage Hansen)

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The faults in the bottom of the Pacific Ocean

As a result of the devastating earthquake in Japan, the Pacific Ocean was a large faults. Crack, in particular, are found in the waters of Miyagi prefecture.

According to experts, tremors nine points led to a violation of the oceanic ecosystem.

Rain in the desert. Water damaged thousands of homes

In July, the most dry areas of Chile precipitation, 5 times more than the annual allowance, reports the Associated Press. In these areas, even 1 mm of rain could seriously affect the current situation. This past weekend due to heavy rain the roads were blocked, canceled football match and damaged 1,800 houses.

And in the coastal region of Antofogasta (Antofogasta) in early July, had the four-year rainfall. Their rate was only 6.3 mm, but it was enough for the people and institutions that are not used to protect himself from even light rain or snowfall. In mountain areas, snow level

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In Lipetsk sea fishermen caught a piranha

In Matyrskom reservoir appeared piranhas. Exotic fish caught on a hook Lipetsk fisherman. An exceptional case — tropical predator in the middle zone not found.

Vladimir Korol — anglers with a decade of experience, but a miracle fish previously seen only on television. Surprise anglers no bounds. Vladimir shared: "He pulls out, and did not understand what it is. Thought plucked a white bream. Friend shouts," What are you doing there caught? "- But I do not understand. Then came and said, as if like a piranha ".

Unusual catch at first lived in the house of Vladimir Mikhailovich, swam

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In Kharkiv observed sea bees. Reasons horrify

In 2011, in the Kharkiv region to halve the number of bees. This was on July 27 press conference, the chairman of the Kharkiv regional beekeepers union Alexander Strygin.

According to him, the main reason was the reduction in the number of bees uncontrolled spraying fields with pesticides from aircraft. Since beekeepers do not warn about spraying, they have no way to prepare for it. Alexander Strygin told that farmers sprayed fields uncontrollably and in the daytime. On the death of bees in the Kharkiv regional alliance of beekeepers reported beekeepers Bogodukhov, Balakleysky and Valkovsky areas. Some were killed and

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Fish kills in the Voronezh

20.07.11.Karasi, rudd and pike lie on the bottom or float down the river belly up.

Holidaymakers on the beach there. Installed everywhere a sign: "Swimming in Tolucheevke strictly prohibited." For local children is a real tragedy. After all, the boys spend their free time on the river.

Ivan Black, a resident of the village Shuttle:

"Bathing here, there were many people. Normally. I do not even climbs out of the water. Net was. But now it is not clear at all. A swamp. "

Water in Tolucheevke first turned yellow, then turned red. Immediately after that, the

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WWF hopes to resolve the conflict over the national park Khibiny in early 2013

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia on the eve of the day celebrated on January 11 reserves hopes that the prolonged conflict that is the plan of construction of the road near future national park "Khibiny" in Murmansk region, will be settled at the beginning of 2013, the fund reported .

According to the concept of protected areas in Russia Khibiny in 2015 will create a national park of the same name. At the same time near the site of the future National Park is preparing for the development of apatite-nepheline deposit Partomchorr, which is located in one of

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Environmentalists condemned the destruction of a herd of reindeer in the Antarctic

Britain asked the Norwegian experts to assist in the shoot off three thousand reindeer that turn into the desert one of the islands in the Antarctic, reports Reuters.

Norwegian group of 16 people, mainly Sami reindeer herders, arrived in the archipelago and is preparing to "clean" the agency said. It is expected that all the deer hunting season need two.

"This is a herd of deer can destroy the ecosystem of islands", — the head of Norwegian natural Inspection (Norwegian Nature Inspectorate) Reidar Andersen (Reidar Andersen), whose words are reported.

South Georgia is about two thousand miles from the coast

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70% depleted fish stocks in the North Atlantic — EC

European Commission reports on the depletion of more than two-thirds of fish stocks in the North Atlantic, the executive body of the EU will present a July 13 amendments to EU legislation on fisheries, said at a press conference on Friday the official representative of the EC.

"The European fishing industry needs urgent reform. European ships caught more fish than nature can produce, destroying individual species and threatening the stability of the marine ecosystem," — he said.

In addition, companies in the EU fishing industry is often unprofitable and dependent on government subsidies.

Proposals will be sent

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