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IFAW urges South Korea to abandon plans to Whaling

IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare, IFAW) urged South Korea to abandon plans for the extraction of whales for scientific purposes, said the environmental organization.

Representatives of South Korea at the 64th session of the International Whaling Commission (IWC), which is currently taking place in Panama, expressed the need to advance scientific knowledge of whales, and expressed the intention to start production of these marine mammals in their banks for research purposes. South Korean fishing whaling stopped in 1986 after the IWC moratorium.

"This is a surprise announcement … More recently the country has taken important steps against illegal mining

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Zoozaschitniki aim to achieve a ban on Canadian seal hunt

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) counts for three years "persuade" the Canadian authorities to ban the production of harp seals, told RIA Novosti the head of programs for the conservation of seals Sheryl Fink, IFAW (Sheryl Fink) on the eve of the day of wild animals.

According to Canadian researchers, in 2008, the population of seals in the northwest Atlantic was 8.3 million individuals in 2012, their number was reduced to 7.7 million. However, as the researchers point out, the melting of Arctic ice are complicated by the seal hunt.

According to IFAW, keep the number of harp

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New epicenter of the earthquake off the coast of Fukushima

In the northeast of the main Japanese island of Honshu on Sunday there was a new earthquake of magnitude 5.5. According to the National Meteorological Administration, no destruction, the threat of a tsunami has not been announced.

The epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, its center lies at a depth of about 10 kilometers.

The strongest tremors were recorded in the prefectures of Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate, the most seriously affected by the March disaster, as well as in the prefectures of Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Shizuoka, Akita and Aomori.

Since

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Dips on the roads in the U.S.

October 1, 2011. The failure of the roads in the Severn — terrain, located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA, with a population of about 35 thousand people.

The failure of the road surface on Selwyn Avenue in Myers Park, North Carolina, USA.

The failure of the road in North Carolina, USA

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More than 20 orphans have become hostages of landslide in Malaysia

At least two children were killed in a landslide that hit the orphanage building in eastern Malaysia on May 21. About twenty vosptannikov are under the rubble.

Each reindeer in Chukotka can get a snowmobile over 20 killed wolves

Chukotka authorities encourage snowmobile each employee farms that killed 20 wolves in the migrations routes reindeer brigades, while maintaining the practice of payment of 15 rubles for one destroyed by a predator, said on Thursday, RIA Novosti the department of agricultural policy in the region.

Wolves are causing great damage to domestic reindeer in Chukotka, which is the main agricultural activity in the area. In 2012, 14.1 thousand predators killed a deer, which was one of the main causes of the decline in the stock 5% — to its current level of 164.9 thousand. This factor has led to

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Trolley went underground in Rybinsk, Yaroslavl region

 

Trolley with passengers fell into a huge hole, writes yar.kp.ru.

As a result of an accident in Rybinsk, Yaroslavl region needed medical care to women and girls.

Yesterday, April 10, about 15.25 in the street Volochaevskaya Rybinsk accident. Trolley bus route number 7 under control of the driver, a woman suddenly left the rear wheels to the ground.

For a few seconds on the road was a large pit measuring 4 by 6 meters and a depth of about one meter. Fortunately, trolley hanging in the back of the pit only. Decelerations

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Avalanches possible in 10 districts of the Sakhalin — MES

Rescuers warn of Sakhalin avalanche danger in the ten districts of the region, according to the press service of the regional Emergencies Ministry.

"According to the forecast center Sahgidrometa avalanche, avalanche in Kholmsk, Nevel, Dolinsky, Makarov, Uglegorsk, Smirnykhovsk, Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsk, Tomari, Aniva areas and urban districts and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk," — said in a statement.

Rescuers recommend hunters, skiers, hikers avoid movement on the slopes, where there is no tree cover. Organizations and agencies, the objects which are located in avalanche areas to carry out activities in view of the alert.

According to statistics from the last gathering of avalanches in the south

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Two dozen black loggers arrested in Primorye for cutting the oil

Police in Primorye detained a group of 20 people suspected of illegal felling of about 700 spruce and fir trees for sale to the New Year, according to RIA Novosti on Thursday, the regional representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia.

"All of the suspects were arrested in the course of the pre-New Year operation" El ", aimed at curbing the poaching of the taiga. Already established that a group of 20 people from early December led illegal logging of coniferous trees," — said the source.

According to him, it was found that the team "black woodcutters" cut

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