Young animals affected by the fires in Siberia most — WWF

Large areas of smoke may reduce the number of animals, including rare and endangered, and will cause serious damage to nature reserves in Siberia, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia.

Abnormally hot and dry weather, which is the third month is held in the northern part of the subjects of the Siberian Federal District in Krasnoyarsk and Tomsk region, has led to severe forest fires are also raging in Tuva, Khakassia, and Yakutia. According to official data, the area affected by the fire, was more than 1.3 million hectares, according to environmental groups, the assessment lowered by ten

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Moldovan village residents are afraid to let their children to school because of the wolves

A pack of wolves keeps at bay residents Piskareshty Moldovan village, surrounded on all sides by a forest, because of this they are afraid to let their children to school in the neighboring village, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday chairman of the Republican Association of Hunters and Fishermen Oleg Ciocoi.

By the assumption of local residents, in a forest near the village has recently been home to a large pack of wolves. Two weeks ago, Predators tore a calf in the pasture near Piskaresht.

Piskareshttsy fear from 1 September to let children located in the neighboring village Syrkovo school because

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Sunken boat on the Neva examined to assess the risk of fuel spills

Experts of the Committee on the Environment of St. Petersburg on the Neva inspect sunken boat to see if there is any risk of fuel spills in the waters, said Acting Chief of urban emergency department Alexei Anikin.

There is an ongoing work to raise the ship with a 12-meter depth of the boat struck the water.

"On board the ship raised the experts arrived. They assess the risk of oil spills from the engine room, after which a decision will be made to continue the work," — said Anikin reporters.

Now rescuers pumped water out of the boat facilities

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MOE denied reports of a leak of 6 tons of chemical weapons in the Bryansk region

GUMCHS the Bryansk region denied reports of a leak of chemical weapons — the media greatly inflated a minor incident on the stock of chemical weapons, told RIA Novosti agency.

"Novaya Gazeta" reported on Tuesday, citing "locals" that morning of July 27 at the plant for destruction of chemical weapons "Pochep-2" allegedly leaked six tons of military nervnoparaliticheskogo agents VX, directed at the elimination of contractors instead of professional rescuers and officers . According to the newspaper, degassing is still ongoing and there are victims in this case. The newspaper reminds that death from VX occur within 10-15 minutes.

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More than 1.5 thousand hectares of land covered by wildfires in Yakutia

Natural fires in Yakutia on Tuesday reached more than 1.5 thousand hectares, half of the area is occupied by forest area, according to Emergency Management in the Republic of Sakha.

According to authorities, at the moment in Yakutia are 17 wildfires on an area of 1.557 thousand hectares, of which 786 hectares — is fire in the forest area.

"It was possible to locate the five fires in the area 76.5 hectares. Past day liquidated three wildfires in the area nine hectares. Extinguishing wildfires in the country attracted 515 people and 67 vehicles, including — six aircraft," — said in

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Authorities impose special fire safety in 8 districts of Tuva

Tuva authorities have decided to introduce a special fire safety in the eight districts of the country, where most forests are burning, according to the regional government.

According to the Republican Ministry of Emergency Situations, Tuva on Tuesday there are 15 forest fires in the area of 1,3 hectares. Of these, two major fires in the area of 800 hectares.

"Protocol decision of the heads of Tandinskogo, Ulug-Khem, Kaa-Khem, Kyzyl, Sut-Khol, Todzha, Dzun-Khemchik and Bai-Taiga district recommended period until August 1 to enter the territories of their municipal special fire mode, providing for additional preventive and prohibitive measures, "- said

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MOE asks residents not to visit Tuva because of the increasing number of forest fires

MOE asks residents not to visit Tuva because of the increasing number of forest fires, the area of which has increased over the weekend in the country four times and exceeded one thousand hectares, said the agency.

According to the MOE, in Tuva for today are 14 forest fires on an area of 1.059 thousand hectares, of which three large fire in the area of 860 hectares. All four localized fire on a total area of almost 600 hectares. The fifth class of fire danger is active in Erzinsky districts, fourth grade — in the nine districts.

"Dear citizens, Due

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Military see to it that the inhabitants of Tomsk region did not go into the woods

More than 100 soldiers arrived in Tomsk from the Novosibirsk region, to provide limited access to the Tomsk citizens forests to prevent fires, according to a report Friday in the regional Emergencies Ministry.

In the Tomsk region, where regime declared emergencies due to the complex forest fire situation, now operates with restricted access to the forests, which are patrolled by the regional Ministry of Internal Affairs. Police distributed by satellite video data, which identifies where the most difficult situation. The objectives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs staff includes preventive conversations and identifying administrative offenses. Police officers are on duty

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Experts unload fuel and fish trawler disaster in Chukotka

Scientists began to unload fish and pumping oil from emergency trawler Oriental Angel, who last fall aground at Cape Chukchi military topography, told RIA Novosti Manager Sakhalin Basin Emergency Administration (SahBASU).

A fire on a trawler Oriental Angel appeared November 16, 2011 when the ship was in the Bering Sea near the Bering Chukchi village. Eighty-nine sailors were rescued by being in the area courts, chief mate died. Unguided ship ran aground near Cape Military Topographers (Anadyr Chukotka region).

Due to the fact that the left side of the trawler have vertical gaps of one to two meters, and are

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On the south of the Astrakhan region predicts a higher fire risk

The highest degree of fire danger, fifth grade, projected over the next two days in the south of the Astrakhan region (Krasnoyarsk region) and central regions (Enotaevsky and Harabalinskogo), told RIA Novosti on Tuesday, a representative of a regional meteorologist Vera Yakhyaeva.

"This is extremely dangerous, the highest on our scale. Means that in a long time is still very high temperatures and very dry. We have a special formula for her 4000 points — already high risk. And now with this formula in some areas more 10,000 points, it is extremely high risk, "- she said.

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