WWF fears for the preservation of World Heritage Sites in Russia

Environmentalists fear for the conservation of World Heritage sites, as they are not included in the list of federal environmental Supervision, Ministry of Natural Resources published earlier in January, but the agency has determined that these objects will not be deprived of conservation status.

All of the UNESCO World Heritage can be only protected area (PA). Most of the heritage in Russia are located in protected areas of the federal level, but some are under regional control (for example, "Volcanoes of Kamchatka"), which include both federal and regional reserves.

"If heritage sites are located in the RPAs, they are subject

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Environmentalists gave materials to prepare a strategy for the protection of the snow leopard

WWF Russia and the United Nations Development Programme delivered for approval to the Ministry of Natural Resources materials, which will be included in the strategy for the preservation of the snow leopard in Russia in the years 2012-2022, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, Press Secretary of the Altai-Sayan branch of WWF Russia Tatiana Ivanitskaya.

According to its data, collected over a decade studying the snow leopard materials this week were published in book form in Krasnoyarsk. In the new version of the strategy are more accurate and specifically identified key areas of future research.

As specified representative of WWF, only

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Anomalies of Chernobyl

For Vyacheslav Sergeevich Konovalov stretches infamous. At home, on the balcony, he keeps in the "vaults" such that the neighbors call the police just right. Zhytomyr, where he worked in the Agricultural Institute Konovalov, his is not adored. Moved to Kiev — history repeats itself. Professorial whether the case: roam in areas affected by radiation, on farms, in maternity hospitals, and even worse — digging latrines!

Mine there is something invaluable, from his point of view, for science. A particularly ugly animal and human. And the shock surrounding folk forecasts: they say, if you do not reconsider their own business

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Russia has again started forest fires. The past year has been a lesson for the authorities

In the south of Primorsky Krai reported first this year forest fires. Found several pockets of fire in the Khasan Nature Park, in areas adjacent to the Gulf of Poset and the federal reserve "Leopard."

As the press-secretary of the Amur branch of WWF Russia Elena Starostin, now fighting the fire officers are hunting and farming.

The main reason is called uncontrolled fires burning dry grass on the eve of spring field work.

Experts notice unusual appearance before the wildfires. Typically, the first fire in the forest region registered with the beginning of April, but this year

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Ukraine. In Nikolaev storm felled trees and tore roofs

According meteoprog.ua, in Mykolaiv region, the evening of 9 June, from about 17.30 to 23.00 in Krivoozerskogo and Pervomaisky areas experienced heavy downpours with thunderstorms and gale-force winds.

According UMNS in Mykolaiv region, weather deenergized 15 settlements. By surface water runoff were partially damaged farmland private sector in rural areas and large Mechetnaya Ternovate Krivoozerskogo district.

The village Ternovate rain and strong winds knocked down trees in three private houses to commercial buildings partially torn roof. Damaged asphalt 1.5 km local roads along the street of the 1st of May in the village of Bolshaya Mechetnaya.

In

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In Kaliningrad — an emergency due to flooding

The spill caused creeks Kaliningrad Railways to cancel a number of freight trains / In Kaliningrad today, February 6, a regime of emergency municipal character. This was announced at a special meeting of the Emergency Commission, chaired by the head of Kaliningrad Alexander Yaroshuk.

Disaster was made possible by the addition of several weather factors, deep freezing of the soil, which could not absorb the melted water, rapid warming caused by the rapid melting of snow, unusual for this time of year rain shower.

But the main reason that the meeting participants noted — the lack of regular and efficient

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Many kilometers of traffic jams formed in the morning on the roads of Moscow

Traffic is very difficult for many of Moscow's roads due to snowfall, road traffic is estimated to be 8 out of 10 points and continues to grow, it should be from the data service "Yandex".

Snowfall began in Moscow on Sunday night and stopped by weather forecasters, on Monday evening.

Currently, there are serious bottlenecks in some areas MKAD. So, on the inside of the 15-kilometer traffic jam stretched from Kashira Highway to Kaluga and 10-km from the highway to Pyatnitsky Likhachev. At the same time, on the outside of the MKAD 20km jam formed on the Dmitrov highway to

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The May lilacs bloomed in October in Stavropol

Presented a surprise nature Brave residents of Stavropol Territory. In the garden of a private house the May blossom lilac.

Blame the abnormally warm, which was 11 and 12 October in the province. Weather broke several temperature records. In some areas, it rose to about 32 degrees, which triggered the blooming lilacs, not typical for this time of year.

These anomalies occur in the Stavropol region is not new. In Pyatigorsk last fall as lilac and cherry blossom. Mixed season and blossomed chestnuts.

December 22, 2010 in Stavropol air warmed to 18 degrees, beating the record of 1963. In some

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Invasion of venomous snakes noted in some areas of Georgia

Residents dedoplistskaroyskogo District of Georgia complain Snakes.

Invasion of venomous snakes celebrated in some regions of Georgia.

Last complaint was received from residents Dedoplistskaro. The population of the city is in a panic and they said, the snakes appear in different areas of the city, and are a major threat.

Residents are trying to fight their own snakes and kill them.

Meanwhile, at the request of physicians, hospitals proud was taken special serum against snake bites, so a few days ago, the victim of a snake bite was 3-Lehtinen child, who could not be saved due to not timely vaccination.

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Sinking Holland should seriously consider the option of national evacuation

Evacuation of coastal areas, and later the entire state, not so pointless to slowly submerged Holland, as it might seem at first glance. It is to believe in Delft University of Technology and bringing their ideas to justify a few facts.

Dutch coast is still not very high quality prepared to meet with a strong flood. Many residents have no knowledge how to behave in the event of natural disasters. To correct this omission, by scientists from the University of the above plan developed effective evacuation of the island of Walcheren (population 112 thousand people) using a personal

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