WWF Russia has opposed logging in key tiger habitat

Amur branch of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia announces the start of logging in northern Primorye forests, which play a key role in maintaining populations of a Red tiger logging company ZAO "Les Export" states that logging conducted lawfully.

The struggle for Bikin

The conflict between the WWF and JSC "Les Export" began in May 2011, when the timber company has leased two sites in the lower reaches of the Bikin River in northern Primorye, and planned to rent a third site in the middle reaches of the river in Pozharskaya nut-harvesting zones and reservations of the "Sredneussuriysky."

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Emergency mode due to locusts entered in the Orenburg region

The authorities of the Orenburg region introduced a state of emergency due to locusts and webworm, destroying agricultural crops, according to the website of the government of the region.

Emergency mode was introduced on June 9, this message appeared on Thursday, June 14.

"Decree of the Governor in some areas of the Orenburg region introduced a state of emergency due to a natural disaster — natural emergencies that resulted in loss of crops dangerous pests (locusts and webworm)," — said in a statement.

Regime introduced in all areas except Abdulinsky the north-west of the region, as well as in

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The extreme fire danger is expected in Tuva

The extreme fire danger is expected in the areas of Tuva on Tuesday, according to Republican control of MOE.

"From 25 to 30 September in some places in the Republic of Tuva expected extreme fire hazards, (Grade 5)," — said in a statement.

The Office notes that the high risk of forest fires there in the Bai-Taiga, Mongun-Taiga, Dzun-Khemchik, Ulug-Khem, Kyzyl and Erzinsky areas.

According to the MOE, since the beginning of the period of forest fire in Tuva was recorded 215 fires, or 23 more than in the same period last year, their area has also increased by 19%

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Fourth District Rostov region declared a disaster due to drought

Local authorities have imposed a state of emergency in Remontnensky district of Rostov region because of the drought, told RIA Novosti the GUMCHS Russia in the field of Marina Abramchenko.

Since late May, emergency mode due to soil and atmospheric drought was introduced in the two most northern areas — and the Upper Don Sholokhov, and in the east — Zavetinskom. In total, these areas have been killed crops over an area of 39.4 hectares.

"In Remontnensky area as a result of adverse climatic conditions — prolonged spring drought — from early April killed winter crops and spring crops on

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In Barabinsk (Novosibirsk region). Opened space for disposal of hazardous waste

In Barabinsk opened modern integrated platform for recycling and disposal of waste production or consumption of 1-4 class of danger. It is oily, medical, biological, mercury-containing waste. As well as waste materials generated from the operation of road transport, waste electronic equipment, office equipment and more.

For storage of hazardous waste at the site of a refrigerator is 70 cubic meters, which can accommodate about 150 tons of waste. And this is — a guarantee of safety for both people and the environment.

It is also willing to use the site in Karasuk, Cherepanovsky and

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China will control the weather

03.09.2012

For the prevention of natural disasters and improvements in agricultural work China has said it will affect the weather. The country's authorities are going to complete the system of control over the weather conditions in 2020. As stated by the official information portal of the country after eight years with the help of cloud seeding, China will increase the rainfall by 60 billion tons. In addition, the government requires local authorities so that they provide the "right" weather on agricultural land and rainfall collected in reservoirs. These orders followed a weather anomalies, the

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Deforestation in the snowy areas contributes to flooding

Studies show that deforestation in areas where there are heavy snowfalls, can more than double, and at worst case — to increase four-fold — the risk of extensive flooding occurring due to the spill forest rivers and streams.

The effect of deforestation on the acceleration of seasonal flooding scientists have known for a long time. But as it turned out, the current pace of deforestation in northern areas especially pronounced contribute massive prolonged flooding, and not just a local or seasonal. Watching the wild rivers and streams in the mountainous part of North America, the researchers saw their displacement

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Emergency mode is entered in several villages of the Kuban from flooding

Emergency mode is entered from Friday in two rural areas of Krasnodar region because of flooding of several villages, told RIA Novosti news service of the Southern Regional Emergency Center of the Russian Federation

According to him, the result of intense rainfall on Thursday night was flooded three settlements: Travelling village and the village thanks and Podgornaya cyanosis, only 161 and 18 courtyard houses, which are home to 365 people. Life support systems were not violated.

"As of 6:00 am Friday, 12 town houses are flooded and 6 houses in the village of Gratitude" — said the source.

District

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After the tsunami, the island of Honshu were under water

Many populated areas on the eastern coast of the Japanese island of Honshu on March 11 that hit the giant tsunami waves are still flooded. According to National Geographic Agency, the water does not leave nearly 10 coastal cities, including Isinomaki where subsidence after the impact of the earthquake magnitude 9 over one meter. In Miyagi Prefecture, the total area of the flooded areas has reached 326 square meters. km, which is five times more central Tokyo within a ring railway "Yamatonosen." Besides artificial "lakes" in the regions affected by the disaster are periodically expanded by tides, which creates

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Snow depth in Minsk beat postwar record

Drifts have reached 35 centimeters. In the postwar period meteorological closest mark was only in 1958, when the snow cover is 33 cm.

In the coming days, forecasters predict a new storm, and by the end of the week waiting for the capital and ice thaw, reports STV.

January 4, Belarus will remain in the area of low pressure at night through the republic will be inactive atmospheric front. Expected clouds. At night, in large parts of the daytime places will be sunny. Night and morning fog in some areas, frost. On the roads in some places sleet. South-west wind

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