Flew over the Arctic rare summer storm

The storm began in Alaska and walked almost the entire territory of the Arctic Sea. Over the last 34 years the number of such storms over the North Pole, recorded in August, does not exceed eight. Unusual storm called because usually such atmospheric pressure system about 964 mbar are in the Arctic, but in the winter.

According to experts, late storms can have a huge impact on the sea ice, causing it to melt at an accelerated pace. Ice by the heat of the masses rather break into lumps that are carried by the wind in the warm

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The area of forest burned in the park Lena Pillars increased 8 times

The area affected by forest fires in the National Park "Lena Pillars" of 480 square kilometers, compared to 60 square kilometers, recorded last week, said the Engineering Technology Center (ETC), "RDC".

According to the "RDC" on August 2, a fire destroyed 60 square kilometers of forest. As explained by the RIA Novosti spokesman Hope Pupysheva, fire after August 2, lasted at least 3-4 numbers. In addition, recent data on the area of forest burned derived from a much more accurate images.

"According to satellite data received from the unit on August 7 SPOT 4, determine the area of burned

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The fires have destroyed more than 60 square kilometers of forests in the reserve Lena Pillars

More than 60 square kilometers of forest burned in the park "Lena Pillars" (Republic of Sakha — Yakutia), according to satellite data, reports Engineering and Technology Center (ITC) "RDC".

"On the Nature Park" Lena Pillars "continue to operate forest fires, which began in late July. Total area burned area on satellite data obtained on August 2, is about 63 square kilometers," — said in a statement.

The largest center is located about 130 kilometers south-west of the city Pokrovsk and 30 kilometers south-east of the village on the right bank Sinskaya Lena River.

Despite the smoke, which people feel Sinskaya,

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Ice cap of Greenland in 2012 melting at record speed

Melting by mid-July swallowed up almost the entire area of the Greenland ice sheet — the largest island in the world, according to a Wednesday to the site of the U.S. space agency (NASA) with reference to the data received from the satellites.

Glacier currently covers about 80% of the Greenland and contains about 20% of the world's supply of ice. Scientists have calculated that if the entire Greenland ice melts, it will lead to a rise in sea level of 6.4 meters.

According to NASA, the melting of the Greenland ice this year, showing an unusual trend: satellite information

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American scientists have named the new species of crustaceans in honor of Bob Marley

American explorer Paul Sikkel (Paul Sikkel) called open them a new look tiny crustaceans in honor of the legendary reggae artist Bob Marley, said on Thursday the Associated Press.

Sikkel discovered a new species, was officially named Gnathia marleyi, about ten years ago on a coral reef, Caribbean, in the Virgin Islands. Microscopic size bloodsucking parasite on crayfish and fish like mites that live on land.

Such an unusual way biologist decided to pay his compliments to the famous singer, who was born in Jamaica.

Earlier Australian entomologists call a new kind of horse flies Scaptia (Plinthina) beyonceae, after a

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Grown in the UK black rhinos taken to preserve Tanzania

Three black rhino born in captivity in the British Wild Animal Park, were flown to the Kilimanjaro National Park in Tanzania to restore the population of red-animals, the organizers of transportation — the company DHL.

"Flight Airport Menston in Kent International Airport Kilimanjaro lasted ten hours. In the Italian city of Bergamo plane made a refueling stop — this time the local zoo experts were willing to provide the necessary assistance to the animal if it was required after the first stage of the journey. Rhinos moved from Kilimanjaro National Park is by road, where they happily set free, "-

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The cause of the yellow clouds over Moscow has an optical effect — the power

Clouds over Moscow and its suburbs on Tuesday acquired a yellow tinge, because the sun's rays from an unusual angle illumination of the exhaust gases, which is always a lot in the capital region, RIA Novosti reported the Ministry of Ecology, Moscow region.

Two days ago, residents of several areas in the north of the capital and in the suburbs have seen a strange haze, many of them took her by the smoke from forest and peat fires.

"This topic has been discussed for two days. Just get the optical effect due to the fact that the sun will highlight

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Clouds over Moscow on Tuesday turned yellow because of the dust from the Sahara

Yellowish tint clouds over Moscow on Tuesday gave the dust raised by the storm in the Sahara in late June, said the Russian meteorologist.

On Tuesday, residents of several areas in the north of the capital and in the suburbs have seen a strange haze, many of them took her by the smoke from forest and peat fires.

According to meteorologists, large dust storm in the Sahara at the end of last week flew the large amount of dust and sand, which sustained easterly winds to the west in the Atlantic. There southerly winds mixed dust from warm and moist

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UNESCO included in the UNESCO World Heritage Lena Pillars

National Park "Lena Pillars" in Yakutia joined the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, told RIA Novosti on Monday a representative of an international organization.

According to him, the decision was taken at the 36th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, which will continue in Petersburg until July 6.

"Right now discussed, including, but amendments still be appended to, discussed and at the end of the session will be approved and specified. This final document will be at the end of the session," — said the representative of UNESCO.

National Park "Lena Pillars" is located in Yakutia, on the

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