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The scientists set out to explore the polar bear population

A group of scientists National Park "Russian Arctic" and the Museum of the Arctic and Antarctic went to explore the polar bear population and Red Book mammals 

Studies are held in a joint project with the Russian Geographic Society. The expedition to the islands of the Arctic will continue until September 5.

"The scientists put the task on maps of the habitats in the archipelago populations of rare mammals and polar bears in the sanctuary," Franz Josef Land, "- said the head of the scientific research expeditions Maria Gavrilo. — It

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The scientists set out to explore the polar bear population

A group of scientists National Park "Russian Arctic" and the Museum of the Arctic and Antarctic went to explore the polar bear population and Red Book mammals 

Studies are held in a joint project with the Russian Geographic Society. The expedition to the islands of the Arctic will continue until September 5.

"The scientists put the task on maps of the habitats in the archipelago populations of rare mammals and polar bears in the sanctuary," Franz Josef Land, "- said the head of the scientific research expeditions Maria Gavrilo. — It

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90 pilot whales stranded in New Zealand. Video

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MOSCOW, Jan. 23 — RIA Novosti. About 90 pilot whales stranded on the coast of New Zealand in about the same place where a similar case in the beginning of January, according to local TV channel TVNZ.

The incident occurred in the Bay Golden Bay, near Cape Farewell. Department of Natural Resources urged volunteers to assist its staff in the rescue of marine mammals. Currently, the scene moved about 350 volunteers with experience of action in such situations.

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60 dolphins stranded in New Zealand

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MOSCOW, November 16 — RIA Novosti. More than sixty of pilot whales stranded and died in the South Island of New Zealand, said on Wednesday AFP, citing the Ministry of environmental protection of the country.

Tourists found the mammals on the beach Farevell Split, located in the northern part of New Zealand's South Island.

Most of the animals were found dead. Those whales pilot whales that are still signs of life, tried to save, pushing them into the water at high tide. However, shortly unfortunate sea giants were again on the beach. The rescuers had no choice but to

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A record number of dolphins emissions in the U.S. in the last three weeks

Environmentalists have recorded over the past three weeks, a record number of dolphins stranded at Cape Cod bay in the north-eastern United States, according to gazetaThe New-York Times.

"Over the past three weeks, 129 dolphins stranded on the coast of Cape Cod Bay for 30 miles. Annually, according to environmentalists, 228 different marine mammals — dolphins, whales and seals released from December to March, at a distance of more than a thousand kilometers of coastline from Cape Cod to the border of Rhode Island, "- said in a statement.

Environmentalists say that the first time dolphins so often and

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The climate is changing in America faster than running away from it Mammals

Habitat of around 9.2% of mammals in North and South America may be substantially reduced in the future due to the fact that the rate of climate change will outstrip the flight of these animals in habitable areas, climate scientists say in a paper published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

In the last decade, scientists have identified cases of displacement of many animals and plants from their familiar climates to cooler due to climate change. In August 2011, British climate scientists have shown that tropical plants are moving at 17.6 km away from the

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Off the coast of Africa is rapidly declining population of dugongs

Scientists are concerned about the rapid decline of populations of dugongs that live in the waters of Bazaruto archipelago, which is south-west African nation of Mozambique. Project manager to save dugongs under the auspices of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Karen Allen said that if we do not take serious measures to protect these unique marine mammals, in 40 years the population of dugongs can disappear off the coast of the African continent.

According to experts, today the population of dugongs in the entire feast declined over the last 60 years by 30%. In the national park,

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The climate is changing in America faster than running away from it Mammals

Habitat of around 9.2% of mammals in North and South America may be substantially reduced in the future due to the fact that the rate of climate change will outstrip the flight of these animals in habitable areas, climate scientists say in a paper published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

In the last decade, scientists have identified cases of displacement of many animals and plants from their familiar climates to cooler due to climate change. In August 2011, British climate scientists have shown that tropical plants are moving at 17.6 km away from the equator

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China: dinosaurs ate mammals

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In China, found fossil remains of an animal that may well turn over all the views of scientists on the role of mammals in the dinosaur era. In the stomach

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February 19 — World Day of whales and dolphins

Since 1986, February 19, zoologists World Day of whales and dolphins. That same day, the International Whale Commission (IWC) banned any kind of catching marine mammals, trade in whale meat.

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Now, according to UNDP expert Vasily Spiridonov, whales, in Russia there are no more than two hundred individuals. No prohibited catch giant mammals for research purposes by allowing the government — members of the ICC and to meet the needs of indigenous people.

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Despite its huge size and long life expectancy, whales quite vulnerable. And the main reason

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