Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky scare bears

Residents of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky disturbed two bears seen in different parts of the city. Place emergency comb hunters and foresters. Meanwhile, in the region are more frequent surprise visits hungry predators.

"Two bears in the morning on November 24 were spotted in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in different areas of the city. First animal — in the CHP-2, a second bear was held in early morning hours in Zaozernaya" — quoted by RIA Novosti news service of the regional government. According to the agency, is now in both areas of work of hunters and experts of the Agency for Forestry and Wildlife of Kamchatka.

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Southern Italy was captured showers. There are victims

Heavy downpours hit the southern Italian regions of Sicily and Calabria, killing at least four people. In particular, the victim of a landslide caused by rains began a seven-year child. Another man died under the rubble of a collapsed apartment building. In the province of Catanzaro for disaster train derailed, there are victims among the passengers, said "Rosbalt". "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" reports that in Sicily the old bridge collapsed, and some buildings have been completely isolated from the outside world. Heavy rain and mudslides inundated stones railway in Calabria. The rains have caused difficulties and on the roads, says ""


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Tourist areas are not affected by fires in Sicily Island

Fires in Sicily, had local, di Caltanisseta happened in the province, which is located in the center of the island, far away from the tourist areas, told RIA Novosti on Monday the president of the Sicilian tourist company Eurialo Viaggi Alfio La Ferla.

"The fact that the fires in Sicily we have learned from the media. But fire on the island were very minor, and they have occurred in the province of di Caltanisseta, which is located in the center of the island. This is not a tourist area, as tourists resting mainly on the coasts," — said La

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Anti-smoking law in force

Today our country has entered into force anti-smoking law. Free to drag on a cigarette is now almost nowhere.

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Alive smoking room?

In Ufa, at the airport, it turned out that the day before the entry into force of the anti-smoking law at the International Airport "Ufa" there is the fourth smoking room. It is located in the terminal internal transport.

Got special glass cabins and large theaters of the city. And many colleges have long Ufa smoking room equipped with natural ventilation in the form

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Russian ornithologists have released the first atlas of the Arctic waders

Russian ornithologists team up to 12 years of published atlas containing information on 76 types of shorebirds that breed in the Russian Arctic, told RIA Novosti one of the participants of the project assistant at the Institute of Geography RAS Elena Lappo.

Atlas scientists presented on Thursday at the regular 801st session of the Moscow Society of Naturalists (Bull) in the Zoological Museum of Moscow State University (MSU).

"This was not an end in itself — to draw pictures of areas, our cards have a scientific value. They not only show areas where nesting shorebirds, but also highlighted the

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The truth about the drought


Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts an active expansion of arid areas as a result of global warming, apparently mistaken. According to a new study, it was found that the modern methods to assess the strength of drought wrong. The situation is not so sad, as predicted by climate scientists. In order to assess the balance of rainfall and soil moisture loss — as a result of either direct evaporation or absorption of water by plants, with subsequent evaporation through the leaves — used an index of aridity Palmer. Typically, this method is

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7.1 magnitude earthquake near the Aleutian Islands

MOSCOW, September 2 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 7.1 occurred on Friday in Alaska in the Aleutian Islands, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was 200 kilometers south-east of Atka on the same island. Hearth tremors occur at depths 35.5 kilometers.

No casualties or damage were sobschaetsya.

Warning Center the tsunami threat the U.S. West Coast and Alaska earthquake announced the tsunami threat for a number of areas of the peninsula.

Experts report that the tsunami would threaten coastal areas of Alaska from Unimak Strait to the island of Adak in the

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Yaroslavl region attacked a rabid fox

Rabid fox attacked for four district of the Yaroslavl region. Under threat pets and livestock in the master's backyard.

As reported in the veterinary service Rosselkhoznadzor, during the spring breeding season, foxes migrate. Usually have rabies specimens come into the area from neighboring regions.

While veterinarians have recorded 14 cases of fox rabies and two cases of attacks on pets. Way to protect themselves, they say, one — time to vaccinate pets and livestock. In most areas of frequent fox quarantined.

"At 17 points — that's 4 points in the Rostov region, 7 Pereslavskiy, Nekrasov, Gavrilov-Yam areas. And in this

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In the Red Sea swimming banned

Authorities believe that in this way you can protect people from shark attacks. The governor of the province of South Sinai in Egypt, Mohammed Shosha has signed a decree to ban swimming and diving in the Red Sea coast in the popular resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.

This has already been made aware of the National Chamber of diving and marine activities.

The head of the province did not explain the specific reasons for the decision, merely pointing out that it is done for the safety of tourists and their protection against shark attacks.

South Sinai authorities banned deep-sea diving and

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In the 50-degree cold — no heat

In the north of the Krasnoyarsk region hundreds of residents Evenk settlement Vanavara left without heat during 50-degree frost. The cause was an explosion in the boiler room, which killed one worker. At the time of the explosion, he was in the building on duty.

Due to the accident the heating was turned off almost 100 homes, as well as a children's home, the fire department, police department and the building of the local airport. Immediately began the evacuation of orphanages. A criminal case was opened under the article "Violation of safety rules."

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