Special fire regime introduced in the areas of Tomsk region

Governor of Tomsk region introduced in several parts of the region a special fire safety, told reporters on Tuesday, Deputy Governor Andrew Trubitsyn.

According to the regional GUMCHS, for the last day in the region occurred 11 forest fires on a total area of over 300 hectares. Now there are ten areas of forest fires on the total area of 536 hectares.

"Signed by order of the governor's administration in a number of southern and central areas of special fire-fighting mode. Situation on fire very heavy: the beginning of the year has not been a single natural source of fire,

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Abnormal weather prevented British soldiers to conquer Everest

Five war veterans from the UK, were wounded in the fighting, abandoned plans to conquer Everest because of concerns for their safety, according to BBC.

Unseasonably warm weather caused the highest peak in the world rockfalls and avalanches. Expedition leader, engaged in climbing Everest for 25 years, said he never used this kind of weather at the time was not.

Four of the members of the expedition were injured in battles with the Taliban in Afghanistan and a fifth was severely burned while serving in Iraq.

First conqueror of Mount Everest (8,848 m), we recall, was a British subject Zealander

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Antelopes die in Kazakhstan

However, the main threat to the animals is poaching.

Over the past two years in western Kazakhstan killed thousands of saiga. The study of mass destruction will saiga Research Institute for Biological Safety Problems. For these purposes, the Kazakh government has allocated 80 million tenge (about 500,000 dollars).

In announcing the allocation of funds, the chairman of the Committee for Forestry and Hunting of the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Yerlan Nysanbayev said he did not know how big the threat of mass animal deaths this year.

In spring 2010, in a relatively short period of time killed some 12,000

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The aluminum content of the water exceeds the norm in Kostroma almost tripled

The aluminum content in tap water in Kostroma exceeded the maximum permissible concentration almost three times, told RIA Novosti on Friday, senior assistant director of the regional investigation department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Olga Vakurova.

The investigation in Kostroma start inquiry into supply of drinking water of inadequate quality. Problems with water supply in Kostroma began on the night of Sunday to Monday. Residents of the central part of Kostroma, May Day and the village Hypatian settlement complained that flows from the taps cloudy liquid with a disagreeable odor and sour, astringent taste. According to city

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There are reports of a new oil spill on the White Sea oil terminal

Spill dangerous for birds since late spring nesting season begins, and they are especially vulnerable, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

In addition, according to the STRC "Murmansk", now the experts can not install booms, which helped reduce the impact of last year's major spill at the base, as well as places in the area have not gone ice.

Reports of the oil spill appeared yesterday in Murmansk media. Today WWF staff confirmed this information to emergency response teams Ltd. "NavEkoservis", which participated in the aftermath of the White Sea oil storage facility in May 2011.

Over the last

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Freight car derailed in the Irkutsk region because of the fracture side frame

Course-laden timber train on the East-Siberian Railway was a kink side frame number 152423 produced Kremenchug Steel Plant (Ukraine) in 2007. As the correspondent of IA REGNUM in the press-service of JSC "Russian Railways", with the beginning of 2012, this is the 16th case of the fracture side frame and the fifth case of fracture of the lateral frame manufacturer.

As recalled in the press service, May 3, at 02:25 GMT on the stretch yk — Smoke in a freight train occurred gathering one car (a specialized platform for timber transportation.) Envelope adjacent road has not been broken. Damaged 600

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Australian crayfish will be replaced in the summer to control the water in Petersburg

In St. Petersburg, on the South-West Wastewater Treatment Plant on duty to intercede "summer replacement" cancers. As reported today, May 2, REGNUM correspondent in the press service of the State Unitary Enterprise "Vodokanal" Biomonitoring of treated waste water in the warmer months, will carry the Australian crayfish krasnopalye RedClawCheraxquadricarinatus (krasnokleshnevye crayfish).

The press service said that they changed uzkopalyh river that comfortable to be in the cool water. Scientists biomonitoring system developers from the St. Petersburg Scientific Research Center for Ecological Safety me "CoCove "in the South-West Wastewater Treatment Plant (SWTP) twice a year, in late autumn and the beginning

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Airports, roads and ports are closed in southern Sakhalin because of the storm

Airport, highway, railway and ferry in southern Sakhalin closed because of gale force winds and strong storms, said on Saturday Regional GUMCHS.

According FSBI "Sakhalin AHEM" in the southern region there are extensive cyclone, wind west 20-24 meters per second, the temperature of minus 6 — minus 11, snow, strong snowstorm visibility less than 100 meters.

"In order to ensure the safety of road users, due to low visibility, desertion from 08.30 (Sakhalin time) is closed for the passage of all types of transport road Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk — Korsakov. Until weather conditions improved closure of airports, railway, ferry," — said

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Statements found the head to the corporation of the Far East

For State Development Corporation, the Far East and Siberia will appoint a new CEO. They will, most likely, Boris Gryzlov. "Sheet" has reported the news with links to several hidden sources. According to numerous reports, the proposal in the official style has already been done, and the official agreed to the transfer. However, the first chosen for the position of the former Minister for Emergency Situations Sergei Shoigu. However, he soon took the place of the governor of the Moscow region.

The very idea of creating a separate structure for just such countries and belonging to the former minister. In

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Marshes of global importance to Russia can be saved only in reserves

Existing in Russia 35 wetland of world importance, which are vital to migratory birds, can be preserved only in the reserves, otherwise the safety of wetlands do not want to answer any federal or regional authorities, the expert organization Wetlands International and the United Nations Development Programme Tatiana Minaev.

World Day of wetlands designed to draw the world's attention on the value of wetlands to support the sustainability of our planet, is celebrated on February 2. It was on this day in 1971 in the city of Ramsar (Iran), was signed by the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance as

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