On Earth, will soon disappear 50 percent of the flora and fauna

12.01.2004

12.01.2004

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As a result of global warming on the Earth for the second half of the XXI century could disappear from a quarter to half of the species of terrestrial flora and fauna. This forecast is made on the basis of a new model of the evolution of

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A forest fire has destroyed 180 hectares of jungle in Ecuador

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25.10.11.Lesnoy fire in the province of Zamora Chinchipe, in the south-eastern Ecuador, lasted two days and brought significant damage to the environment, emptying the 180 hectares of jungle.

Yesterday, firefighters managed to maintain control over the hearth fire and prevent it to spread further, but in the vast area of primary Amazonian forest left the ashes. It is not known who was responsible for this disaster.

The fire started on Saturday afternoon, October 22, in the National Park near the village Rodokarpus Sabanilya center, 38 km from the canton of Zamora, the provincial capital, where the research station in

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Reduction of marine and terrestrial faunas are different ways

Conservationists are trying hard to oceans and their inhabitants are not affected by the depletion of fish stocks. It should determine what types are at risk to a greater extent. However, on a global level such species are not yet defined. In terrestrial ecosystems most affected by anthropogenic factors are considered types of large predators and the top of the food chain. It was assumed that this rule applies to the fish fauna. However, a recent publication in PNAS (the official periodical of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA) indicates that this is not the case.

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Krasnoyarsk zoo offered to care for the character in 2013

Krasnoyarsk park flora and fauna "Swarms stream" Krasnoyarsk offered to care for the character in 2013, a snake, said on Friday the zoo.

The park has the largest east of the Urals aquaterrarium, which contains a large collection of reptiles, including 30 species of snakes. The cost is calculated based on reptile care of her diet. For example, a small mangrove snake will cost 550 rubles, but the big tiger python will cost 1.6 rubles.

"In the cage with the animal is placed on the label information of who lovingly takes care of the animal. Moreover, the trustee may

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Fish and poultry warned Japan about the terrible tragedy

In the north-east Japan, where still occur underground point, suffer not only people, but animals. Scientists are talking about possible harm to the environment and animals. And, as it turns out, birds and fish have predicted an earthquake a few months before it happened. As is now feeling the flora and fauna of Japanese islands, which clarifies the correspondent of "Vesti FM" Anna Semkina.

Flora and fauna of Japan in mild anxiety, because not only shook the earth, but also water and even air. To the credit of the fish that live in the Pacific Ocean, they tried to

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In Kuzminki Park looking for a hedgehog, ferret and a woodpecker

Environmentalists Moscow park Kuzminki invite Moscow residents to take part in the action on environmental "tracing" of rare animals.

The program will search for animal traditional methods that form the basis of any investigation activities: the announcement of the missing form with a description of his will, he immediately wanted and deserved reward for the finder, RIA "Novosti".

"Environmentalists have compiled a list of most wanted animals and birds in Kuzminki Park. Hedgehog, ferret, and green woodpecker topped the list. Muscovites can take part in the search for representatives of local fauna," — said the deputy director

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Reduction of marine and terrestrial faunas are different ways

Conservationists are trying hard to oceans and their inhabitants are not affected by the depletion of fish stocks. It should determine what types are at risk to a greater extent. However, on a global level such species are not yet defined. In terrestrial ecosystems most affected by anthropogenic factors are considered types of large predators and the top of the food chain. It was assumed that this rule applies to the fish fauna. However, a recent publication in PNAS (the official periodical of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA) indicates that this is not the

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