A RARE VINTAGE

Looking to move from their seaside town in East Sussex to somewhere with more of a community feel, Karon Foxwell and her husband Mark set their sights on Devon. But, despite their youngest daughter Lily being keen to go, her sister Bella, then aged 14, had a different view. ‘She hated the thought of being parted from her friends,’ explains Karon, ‘so she made it her mission to keep us nearby.’ In a very canny move for a teenager, Bella unearthed a unique house, not too far away, that she knew her design- obsessed mum would find irresistible.

The place

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Environmentalists have confirmed accommodation Pallas’ cats in the Sayano-Shushenskaya power reserve

Pallas in the Sayano-Shushenskaya power reserve

Pallas in the Sayano-Shushenskaya power reserve

Unique shots of wild cat — Pallas's cat got scientists using camera traps in Sayano-Shushenskaya Reserve, where the dwelling of this rare animal has previously been questioned, the deputy director for environmental education Reserve Elena Ozhigova.

Pallas is listed in the International and Russian Red Book. Scientists point out that in recent decades the number of Pallas' cat in Russia declined. The biggest impact this is having on hunting, the massive use of loops and snares to catch hares and foxes, the deterioration of

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How to get the twins?

Birth twins — a rather rare phenomenon, because the twins are only 2% of newborns. When the triplets were born, this is known throughout the city as the triplets are born, and even more rarely are already 2% of the births of twins.

Multiple pregnancy can be different. Not all children born as a result of a pregnancy are similar to each other. There odnoyaytsovye and dizygotic twins. Dizygotic twins have a resemblance to each other, like any brother and sister. Despite the fact that they develop in the uterus while the difference in the time of

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In the womb found a two-headed shark embryos

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Similar anomalies are rare because new case has received a separate scientific articles in the Journal of Fish Biology. Researchers from Michigan State University, explains that scientists are much more likely come across two-headed lizards and snakes, but it may not reflect the true picture.

"These animals, — says Michael Wagner, an assistant professor and one of the authors of the opening — often bred in captivity, so the appearance of anomalies easier to detect."

Sharks, unlike snakes and lizards, very rare breed in the eyes of man, and two-headed birds usually live very

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Singapore was hail — a rare phenomenon for those places

June 27, 2013. Last Tuesday, residents of the western areas of Singapore reported that with the rain showered on them. "In my window something was pounding and I opened the front door to see what was going on," — says the teacher Lucas Ho. — "I never thought I'd see hail in Singapore."

According to the National Agency for Environmental Protection, hail — a rare event in the city-state. The last time something like that seen here in 2009, reports Channel News Asia.

Hail is formed in supercooled clouds by the freezing of individual droplets of moisture. Large hailstones

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Ozyorskoye Mayak begins experiments on the processing of rare earth metals

CHELYABINSK, An "Access". On the Production Association "Mayak" (part of Rosatom, BUT Ozersk, Chelyabinsk region) started experimental work on processing of monazite concentrate that is stored in the Sverdlovsk region, told news agency "Access" in the information service of the company.

The work will be carried out in the framework of the partnership "Mayak" and of "Leading Research Institute of Chemical Technology." The Institute offered basic flow diagram of processing monazite concentrate, and experts ‘Lighthouse’, with extensive experience in creating reprocessing technologies together a program of experimental work.

Production Association delivered a pilot batch monazite concentrate, and

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WWF has announced the winners of grants for nature reserves and national parks in 2013

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced the winners of grants for nature reserves and national parks in 2013. "The winners of the competition will receive XV 4 grants of up to 500 thousand rubles. They will be directed to projects on conservation and restoration of rare species of animals and plants and their habitats"- Said Pauline Zhbanova, coordinator of WWF Russia on Protected Areas.

Grants World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia received four reserves for conservation projects in the Red animals and plants — Desman near Kaluga and seals in the Okhotsk Sea, mountain goats in the Sikhote-Alin

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In Russia first began to treat children with a rare hereditary disease

February 28, the International Day of rare diseases, in Moscow, the Russian Children’s Clinical Hospital (our hospital), opened its first office in Russia specialized in the treatment of rare genetic diseases, "Medical Genetics".

The new branch is designed for 30 seats, every child, regardless of age, is in the office with his mother. In the future, Department of Medical Genetics, will be expanded. Already, the department has narrow specialists and high-tech equipment, which allows to carry out complex operations, such as bone marrow transplantation.

According to the chief doctor Nicholas Vaganova our hospital, the main task

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More than 55,000 seedlings transferred to Sochi National Park

Seedlings were taken from the nursery to grow rare and endangered plant species of the Western Caucasus.

Trees and shrubs, including rare species now grow in protected areas. This is another in return for compensation of the forest fund of plants, cut down on the territories of Olympic construction. Under the compensatory measures from the beginning of the year in the national park were planted chestnuts, boxwood, maple, apple, cherry, pear, walnut trees, fig. Recovery of green space in Sochi conducted by a factor of 1 to 3, that is, instead of each felled tree planted three new

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Environmentalists have confirmed accommodation Pallas’ cats in the Sayano-Shushenskaya power reserve

Pallas in the Sayano-Shushenskaya power reserve

Pallas in the Sayano-Shushenskaya power reserve

Unique shots of wild cat — Pallas’s cat got scientists using camera traps in Sayano-Shushenskaya Reserve, where the dwelling of this rare animal has previously been questioned, the deputy director for environmental education Reserve Elena Ozhigova.

Pallas is listed in the International and Russian Red Book. Scientists point out that in recent decades the number of Pallas’ cat in Russia declined. The biggest impact this is having on hunting, the massive use of loops and snares to catch hares and foxes, the deterioration of

Continue reading Environmentalists have confirmed accommodation Pallas’ cats in the Sayano-Shushenskaya power reserve

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