Chemicals have killed birds in Orenburg region

Mass death of birds in the Orenburg region tried to hide, and they died, according to preliminary data, due to strong chemicals, prosecutors said on Thursday.

In the area of slurry pits in Kuvandyk November 5 were found dead 168 white-fronted geese, nine swans and one duck. Specialists during the inspection of the water samples and carcasses of dead birds to determine the cause of mass death, and found a large concentration of industrial waste around the perimeter of the southern and eastern part of the slurry pits.

"Examination of the scene revealed that the incident was trying to

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Rabid fox bit a child

Trouble over a visit to the village Oshchepkovo (Abatskii district) red predator. She ran into the yard, where he played five year old child, a boy and scratched his face. Fox was killed and pathological material taken for investigation to the Tyumen Regional Veterinary Laboratory. There is a diagnosis — rabies. As the Office of Rosselkhoznadzor Tyumen is already 53 case of rabies in animals in the area since the beginning of the year. Therefore, parents need to learn for yourself and tell the children about the dangers posed not only by the "guests of the woods", but also

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Storm warning because of storm cyclone announced on Sakhalin

Storm warning announced in Sakhalin in connection with the cyclone from the Yellow Sea, which is expected on Tuesday, will come to the south of Sakhalin Island and bring heavy rainfall, told RIA Novosti on Monday Sahgidrometeotsentra representative.

"Day on October 23 in southern Sakhalin expected to be very heavy rain, the evening of 23 th and the next day on the river water rise by 0.5 — 1.5 meters. 23 in the evening and at night on October 24 in Poronajskiy Smirnykhovsk areas and expected very strong precipitation in the form of rain and wet snow, wet snow, "-

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Border guards seized from poachers in the Primorye 1.25 t of sea cucumber

Border guards stopped the illegal activities of international organized group involved in production, processing and marketing of buying banned fishing for sea cucumber and seized in an underground workshop about 1.25 tons of the invertebrate shellfish delicacy, reports the Russian FSB Border management in the Primorsky Territory.

Trepang — marine invertebrate mollusks, fish it is forbidden. It is on the verge of extinction because of its medicinal properties. It is believed that it is effective in the treatment of diseases of the cardiovascular system, has a powerful stimulant and restorative properties. Dish of cucumber are popular in Asian cuisine. On

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WWF asks to forest management at the federal level in Primorye

Director of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia Igor Chestin said on the last Monday in the RIA Novosti news conference on the need to delegate the management of forests in the Maritime region on the federal level, in order to save the forests of the region.

"Our report shows that the Primorye fully coped with delegated powers in terms of forest management. Thus, these powers should immediately pick up on the federal level to restore order," — said the director of the foundation.

Estimated to WWF, in the Primorsky Territory in 2012 was cut down more than 900 thousand

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Aktobe driven from their houses hydrogen sulfide. Video

Health officers have already offered to evacuate residents of several villages in Aktobe region. Air pollution levels exceed all standards, and people are complaining in droves to health. In a bad environment they blame the oil companies.

Residents of the village Sarkol, Shubarshi and Kenkiyak that Temir area again in the spotlight. The villages are almost no healthy people. Even babies are born with a bunch of chronic diseases. The villagers say, live in a sanitary zone, that is next to the fields, where oil production is Chinese investor. For many years people breathe hydrogen

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Scientists do not have enough information on the rate of melting of glaciers in Russia

Russia needs to do some research and find out the rate of melting of its glaciers in the Caucasus and Siberia, which is currently unknown, according to RIA Novosti President Glaciological Association, Director of the Institute of Geography RAS Vladimir Kotlyakov.

"Glaciers are retreating everywhere now, somewhere more, somewhere less, each year in different ways. Exactly impossible, since we do not have a lot of observations. Enough attention to the problem, but few resources and insufficient observations and expeditions" — said Kotlyakov at the World Forum of snow.

According to him, currently underway in Russia regularly monitor the glaciers on

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The first active ecohouse goes on sale in Finland in two years

HELSINKI, December 24 — Reuters: The first active ecohouse of wood, designed by Aalto University architectural students to go on sale in Finland in two years, said the head of the university research center Kimmo Lulukangas (Kimmo Lylykangas).

Active House itself produces a certain amount of energy, a little higher than its yearly consumption, as opposed to passive houses, not generating electricity, but have low energy.

"We have just signed an agreement to two years to produce a model for commercialization. University will design and realization of industrial Finnish company will Lapponia House", — told reporters Lulukangas.

It is assumed

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The crocodile lived in the garage

The case in the state of Washington — Crocodile in the garage. Meter crocodile conveniently located in the garage and was clearly not happy to see the real owner of his "new home". Death frightened woman called the Control Service of the animals, and sent her home specialist. When Mike Nicholson, officer, looked into the garage, the crocodile began to hiss and strike tail, but Mike quickly to deal with it and took the exotic visitor to the local animal shelter. "I call him Charlie — said Mike. — He is about 8 months old, still very small. Cool guy!

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Strong smog over London could affect the well-being of the Olympians

Heat and easterly winds will remain in London before the Olympics and could provoke a strong smog over the city, which in turn can affect the well-being of athletes, British newspaper Guardian referring to the experts.

Competitions Olympic Games 2012 begin Wednesday football match between female teams of Great Britain and New Zealand. Opening ceremony of the XXX Olympiad will be held on Friday, July 27.

"Athletes are particularly vulnerable to this kind of pollution (smog is formed by mixing the sunlight of the surface layer of oxygen and various man-made contaminants such as exhaust gases). Fact is that

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