Onishchenko: ten children in summer camps Russia suffered from tick bites

Ten children in the first shift recreation campaign in 2012 suffered from tick bites in the country camps, told reporters on Tuesday, the chief sanitary doctor Gennady Onishchenko.

"In the camps, we registered 10 sucking ticks. All of these children are under medical supervision. Now been instructed to carry out even more carefully processing (area) during the shift change. I think here we have no complications will not" — he said.

Rospotrebnadzor head also noted that in the whole country since the beginning of the year were about 300,000 cases of tick bites in 2011, over the same period was

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The extreme fire danger is declared in parts of Kuzbass

Highest grade burning, which means extreme fire danger is declared in the four districts of Kuzbass due to prolonged drought, told RIA Novosti the regional Emergencies Ministry.

In the Kuzbass, according to hydrometeorology, this summer, the age-old record broken by the lack of rainfall. The level of the rivers in some forest-steppe zones of low. The water level in the wells and wells are also dramatically decreases rapidly. In some parts of the power supply and rescuers began drinking and process water for irrigation.

"In some areas, the fifth grade we burn — in Yurga, Promishlennaya, Prokopyevsk and Leninsk-Kuznetsk areas.

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Mogilev flowered pansy

Pansies bloom again in the flowerbeds near Mogilev State University of Foodstuffs, BelTA has learned.

An opportunity for residents to return briefly in the summer, visiting Schmidt Avenue, where more than a hundred fragrant flowers. These tri-colored violets in early winter are perceived more as a natural anomaly, but still bright colors captivate the eyes of passers-by, as if light-winged moths descended from heaven on the eve of the New Year once again to please his Mogilev unobtrusive and gentle beauty.

Within a week pansy not face freezing — positive daytime temperatures will stay until the weekend, but are available

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Russian Arctic program will require more than $ 300 million by 2018

Total funding of environmental programs for the Russian Arctic, which is currently developing the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), will exceed $ 300 million by 2018, told RIA Novosti the head of the Moscow office of UNEP Vladimir Moshkalo.

"Last year we started a great program for the conservation of the Russian Arctic ecosystems in a rapidly changing climate," Arctic Agenda 2020. "The program will last for five years, in the 2017-2018 year to be completed. Now we have started to develop documentation for full-scale projects , determine the regions where they will be executed, "- said Moshkalo.

As explained

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Instead of hotels in Turkey — the Caspian?

An increasing number of our compatriots disappointed on trips to Egypt, Turkey and other Asian resorts. It's all about the instability in the Islamic world today. The authorities of the North Caucasus region have decided to try to attract Russian tourists to the local beaches. After all, the region has excellent tourist resources.

Unfortunately, under the resources do not have good infrastructure for tourism. But now, a program to create 200-kilometer tourism zone on the Caspian. This direction will be maintained active development. Supposed to learn from the experience of countries that have resorts on the Caspian Sea, as well

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An earthquake with magnitude 4.6 occurred near the eastern coast of Kamchatka

Tremors of magnitude 4.6 recorded off the east coast of Kamchatka, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter of the earthquake on Sunday at 07.14 am local time (Saturday at 23.14 MSK), is located 118 kilometers east of the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Tremors have been recorded at a depth of 62.4 kilometers. The possible casualties or damage were reported. No threat of a tsunami.

WWF transfer technique to reserve Sredneussuriysky in Primorye

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia solemnly on Wednesday will give a new reserve "Sredneyssuriysky" in Primorye UAZ and snowmobile, which will serve to protect the area from poachers, told RIA Novosti the Amur branch fund.

State natural biological reserve "Sredneussuriysky" was established in October 2012 and reached the regional value. In its territory, including live Amur tigers, listed in the Red Book.

"The new UAZ and a snowmobile will be transferred to Preserve its territory. Besides managing the reserve and environmentalists, in a ceremony attended by representatives of local authorities and the Maritime Administration of protected areas," — said

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Earthquake in eastern Turkey of Elazig

An earthquake measuring 4.4 frightened residents of the eastern Turkish Elazig early Thursday morning. Fortunately, the tremors did not serve the cause of death and did not cause significant damage to buildings, according to Anatolia news agency.

Kandilli seismology center, located in Istanbul, has confirmed that the earthquake occurred at 6:19 am on Thursday. Its epicenter was located near Ichme, but tremors were felt in the center of the area.

Elazig Governor Muammer Erol said that the earthquake did not damage, as the strength of aftershocks was negligible.

Last earthquake in Elazig was in June of this year. His strength

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Warm ocean free from carbon dioxide faster than previously thought

Warming oceans could lead to a rapid release of dissolved therein carbon dioxide back into the atmosphere and the greenhouse effect.

The oceans absorb about 30% of anthropogenic emissions of carbon dioxide, slowing global warming. Climate data from the end of the last ice age show that the growth temperature change trend reversal. Previous studies have shown that it takes between 400 and 1300 years. New analysis gave a very different time.

"We believe that the delay is not more than two hundred years — maybe even less," — said Tes van Ommen from the Australian Antarctic Division. The

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Neva bank oozing oil

The Neva River in St. Petersburg were oil of unknown origin. Oil slick covered unoccupied ice thawed, stretching from the discharge to the Foundry Bridge. To find the source of contamination, experts Rosprirodnadzor offer to dismantle part of the Sverdlovsk bustling waterfront. Details figured out radio correspondent "Vesti FM" Oleg Yakhontov.

Rubies:Oil slick on the Neva seen walking on the waterfront St. Petersburg, Sverdlovsk and appealed to the environmentalists of "Greenpeace". Those, in turn, went to the scene, and, according to the head of the St. Petersburg branch of "Greenpeace" Dmitry Artamonov saw the oil flow from the pipe belonging

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