Faults along the mountainous Sierra Nevada threaten earthquakes

Faults along the mountainous Sierra Nevada threaten earthquakes Natural Disasters

Two faults along mountain valleys Carson and Antelope are a danger to people living in the east of the Sierra Nevada.

To study the risk of earthquakes were dug trench depth of 30 to 45 meters. In the Antelope Valley, the scientists found the confirmation of two major earthquakes, accompanied by earthly tears. Rift at 23 kilometers, most likely the result of an earthquake measuring 7.5. Radiocarbon dating of soil samples revealed that the earthquakes occurred in 1350 and 6250 years ago.

Scientists continue to study faults in the Carson

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Antelopes die in Kazakhstan

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26.04.12.Kazahskie authorities have pledged to provide special facilities for the study of disease steppe antelope saiga, which caused the deaths of thousands of ungulates.

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

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Saigas may disappear entirely in Russia in five years

Complete disappearance of the saiga in Russia could happen in five years unless urgent conservation measures at the level of the federal government, told RIA Novosti the head of the Russian steppe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Yevgeny Kuznetsov.

"In the perilous state of the large animals in Russia is not a tiger and leopard and antelope.'m Afraid that there are only 5-7 thousand remained in place 815,000, which were in 1958. If today the government does not take steps to protect the saiga, we this kind of lose in Russia in general. If nothing is done, the antelopes, perhaps

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The struggle for survival — Soaring antelope watch online

There is a huge number of antelope species — from the dwarf, which fits in the palm to two meters, the weight of which is seeking tons. Now numbering 72 species. In Africa, an antelope found everywhere there is open spaces — in the foothills and plains, to a large extent due to the fact that their cloven hooves. Owners of these hooves is easy to skip over the rocks. Why Antelope wigs of marijuana? As they mask the newborn babies who have not yet stand on their feet, but they are swarming around

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The ban on hunting saiga antelope in Kalmykia was extended to 2021

Kalmykia Government imposed a ban on fishing and sport hunting of saiga, which number over the past decade in the region has decreased dramatically, to 31 December 2020, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday, the press-secretary of the government of the Republic Roman Baltykov.

"Regulation prohibits hunting saiga, as well as derivatives turnover derived from these animals, including the collection, storage, acquisition or sale of their horns," — said the source, adding that the measure is aimed at reducing the number of saiga suspension.

Point of no return

As explained by the RIA Novosti Deputy Minister of Natural Resources of

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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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