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More than 100 kg of garbage from the bottom of the divers got Teles lake in Altai

More than 100 kilograms of household waste and various metal structures from the bottom got Teles lake in the protected village Yaylyu divers from Novosibirsk, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, deputy director of the Altai reserve for environmental education Svetlana Schigreva.

Teles lake (as Golden Lake, Altyn-Kol — is located in the south of Western Siberia, and Turochaksky Ulagan Altai Republic) is a natural World Heritage Site. Teletskoye Lake is the second deepest after Lake Baikal waters of Russia. Half Teles lake is included in the Altai State Nature Biosphere Reserve, which is also included in the list of

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Air traffic to Chukotka suspended on Monday because of a snowstorm

Airport of the capital of Chukotka on Monday closed due to high winds and snow, all domestic flights canceled, and the plane, en route from Moscow to Anadyr redirected to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, told RIA Novosti the airport.

On Monday in Anadyr noted strong snowstorm, wind west 16-18 meters per second, gusts up to 23 meters per second at an air temperature of 19-22 degrees Celsius.

"On Monday, because of the strong winds and storms that caused the lack of visibility at the airport" Anadyr ", Moscow flight airline" Transaero "was redirected to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Airport closed, flights canceled by the settlement of

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Kites decorate nest with plastic bags

Spanish kites decorate their nest debris, which is a white scraps of plastic bags. About these warning signs written by a team of Spanish researchers from Seville, who examined 127 nests of kites in Doñana National Park.

The fact that kites often decorate their nests in this way has been known for a long time, but no one knew for what purpose it is done. The study showed that nest decoration vultures begin to engage in about twenty days before incubation, with a clear link has been seen — the more white plastic bird will lay her nest, the worse

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At the Pentagon, will recycle older satellites

Recently, one of the Pentagon's agencies in planning for Defence Studies, announced to the project "Phoenix" for the collection of old satellites and space debris for use as secondary raw materials.

The project aims to reduce the cost of future military space missions by processing aimlessly floating in the vastness of space used material. After all, in every old satellite with many valuable pieces that could easily be used again. And some of them are still working. Pentagon officials say that the most likely candidates for treatment will antenna and solar panels. Space to Earth Waste will be delivered

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Shark Diver ravaged the coast of Australia

Shark bitten to death by the man at the south-west coast of Australia, where for the past six months has registered four cases of death from shark teeth, reports the Associated Press, citing local police.

The tragedy occurred when two men scuba diving, 230 kilometers from the coast to the south of a major Australian city of Perth. Shark attacked one of them, the second, is the brother of the deceased, was not injured.

Australian police are investigating the tragedy: while experts prints teeth trying to establish a kind shark fisheries department officers patrolling the event area by boat and

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6.2-magnitude earthquake caused panic in southern Sumatra

An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale, occurred early this morning at the south-western coast of Sumatra caused a panic among the local population, but a tsunami warning was not announced, reports the Indonesian national news agency Antara.

Quake epicenter was located 140 kilometers south-west of the city Krui in the southern Sumatra province of Lampung, and hearth-lying just 10 kilometers below the surface of the Indian Ocean — the entrance to the Sunda Strait, according to the National Department of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics, Indonesia . "The shock was very strong, the earthquake caused the furniture in

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Parrots occupy London

The speed with which these visitors from India and Africa breed in and around London, takes an interest not only specialists but also other British taxpayers. And if in the capital of their bright and whimsically decorated rooms are perceived as exciting exotics, in the suburbs, they even scare.

Parakeets (parakeets), a small sub-tropical birds green color with burgundy beaks appeared in Britain at the end of the last century. However, if in 1995, the year of a population estimated to be close to London and a half thousand individuals, a few years ago, at a very

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Tropical Typhoon Sunbeam started to influence the south of Primorye

A powerful tropical typhoon "Sunbeam" (Sanba), reached the Korean Peninsula, on Monday morning began to influence the south of Primorye — there is a heavy rain, told RIA Novosti press secretary Barbara Primgidrometa Koridze.

Powerful typhoon "Sunbeam" appeared on September 10 in the Philippines. This typhoon was the 16th of the season in the northwest Pacific Ocean. According to the center of tracking and forecasting of typhoons in Tokyo, the maximum wind speed at the center of "Sunbeam" was 50 meters per second, with gusts up to 70 meters per second. "Sunbeam" is already on the verge of becoming

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From the zoo in Pattaya in Thailand escaped crocodiles

From the zoo in Pattaya in Thailand fled over twenty crocodiles. The incident occurred during heavy rains, significantly raise the water level in the ponds with reptiles.

More than one hundred employees crocodile farm, police and volunteers second day catch them around Pattaya. Animals run away from the tourist zoo Million Year Stone Park and Crocodile Farm during a 17-hour downpour that turned streets into rivers resort town of half a meter deep. After the end of the rain Sunday, September 11, the water receded in Pattaya and glass in the sea, but in a more low-lying areas in

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Earthquake 5.6, northwest Kashmir Himalayas

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