Prior to the announcement of the official logo circumnavigation of the barque Rosrybolovstva «Sedov» there are three days left.The Grand Jury of experts nationwide contest to create a logo circumnavigation of the barque Rosrybolovstva «Sedov» representatives of the four regions of Russia, of which received the largest number of entries.Kaliningrad Region Governor Nikolai Tsukanov present, the head of the Western Baltic Territorial Administration Rosrybolovstva Maxim Buduratsky, director of the Museum of the World Ocean Svetlana Sivkova.From Murmansk region in the number Read more [...]
"Hunting brings us closer to nature, it teaches us to be patient, and sometimes to the coolness perfed danger." -I.S. Turgenev Photo by Ilya Lipin Time Spent hunting in by life goes. ?LP SabaneyevOne can cite a lot of expressions of great men describing an exciting experience — hunting. But Today we will focus on other.We write this letter prompted the confusion that at Over the past few years in the reigns Our Tyumen Oblast Gosohotupravlenii. What's going on with the timing of opening of hunting? If we recall the past, Read more [...]
We have already informed our visitors and readers of "horn" about how the wintering woodcock in France and other Western European countries in December. Just received new information. Agency for hunting and wildlife France regularly monitors the situation and publishes for the winter and six special express bulletins based on an analysis of weather meteorological conditions, night woodcocks counts in feeding areas with a spotlight and the survey of hunters with gun dog in the winter hunting season. We just got the 4th Express newsletter.In general, woodcock at this year's French wintering much Read more [...]
According to an employee of the National Agency for Hunting and Wildlife Francois Gossman at present there is a good, and sometimes high number of woodcocks wintering in the north and northwest of the country. In the southern and south-western departments is a little bird. According to the scientist, woodcocks, Fenno-Scandinavian flying through the transit got two strong points that were literally kicked out the French winter. The first difficult period came at the end of October, second- the end of November and the first 10 days of December.If you look at meteokartu, you can see the anomaly, the Read more [...]
Exposure: Courtesy of Wikimedia CommonalityHeld rich in the Dark Ridgepole Mountains, the Hellgate extremist covers 66 miles, with 13,500 sum feet of alt advance. If that's not decent, it starts at midnight in December; on backwash day, it’s been 12 degrees and icy, 70 degrees and humid, and everything in betwixt. Participants in the backwash can wait yearn mound climbs, river crossings, and infuse proficient sections.Acquiring into the Hellgate is nigh as laborious as run it. The slipstream is minor, with solitary 140 competitors, all handpicked by wash conductor and Read more [...]
Exposure: Courtesy of Wikimedia CommonHeld inscrutable in the Blueness Ridgepole Mountains, the Hellgate extremist covers 66 miles, with 13,500 amount feet of alt gather. If that's not decent, it starts at midnight in December; on backwash day, it’s been 12 degrees and icy, 70 degrees and humid, and everything in betwixt. Participants in the subspecies can bear foresightful mound climbs, river crossings, and plunge expert sections.Acquiring into the Hellgate is well-nigh as grueling as functional it. The subspecies is modest, with lonesome 140 competitors, all handpicked Read more [...]
Picture: LAIF/ReduxThe English watchword atoll comes from Dhivehi, the functionary lyric of the Maldives. And with effective reasonableness. This country consists of 1,192 islands gap crossways 35,000 hearty miles of Indian Sea. Aquamarine lagoons, opaline beaches, and coral gardens pullulate with concluded 1,900 species of angle, 400 species of mollusks, and 350 species of crustaceans, fashioning it an aquaphile's eden. But it can be yobbo to piece a DIY stumble in a billet where the easiest way some is by sauceboat or hydroplane. Stand yourself at Maalifushi, which Read more [...]
Pic: Digital Imagination/ThinkstockSkiing is expensive. Walk-up airlift fine prices at major resorts now routinely top $100 a day. So thither’s lodgment, on-mountain lunches helping up grayness burgers and gimp chips for double-digit prices, and $20 pitchers at après-ski floater. With the saving on the uptick and other snow stoking exact, Dan Sherman, spokesman for ski-centric move factor Ski.com, says you can’t reckon resorts falling prices mid-season. You should ledger betimes and on-line. Hither are a few deals to get you started.1. Balk Hither OffsetAn Read more [...]
In the East Kazakhstan region, an earthquake, the agency reports citing the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) RK.
According to the Institute of Seismology of the MES, "December 6, at 18:33 in the territory of the shores of Lake Alakol in the East Kazakhstan region, an earthquake with an energy class K = 11.1. The epicenter was located 542 kilometers north-east of the city of Almaty. "
"Tremors were felt: in the village Koktal Urdzharsky area, near Bukhtarma Reservoir, in the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk: 2-3 points," - confirmed in a statement to the press service. According Read more [...]
Lava flows out of the cone-shaped crater of Mayon volcano 2462 meters in height. The picture was taken in Legaspi, Albay province, southeast of Manila on 15 December. Authorities began evacuating thousands of villagers who live near this most active volcano in the Philippines after the Tuesday of the volcano threw ash and lava began to trickle.
Tens of thousands of villagers in the Philippines have been forced to flee their homes after the volcano Mayon, one of the most active volcanoes in the country rooted shining pillar of lava and ash high into the sky.
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Class skiing isn't punk, and engagement pre-Christmas ski trips can oftentimes be a slick suggestion due to fluky blow weather.But not this twelvemonth.It's formation capable be a marvelous betimes mollify in often of the W, and now done the tertiary hebdomad of December, you can grade about of the topper sept deals of the wintertime. Eve if you can't sneaker forth in the following trey weeks, at nigh resorts, kids six and jr. ski release all temper, and if you're volition to do around snooping, thither are deal of ski-and-stay-free packages to be had at ski.com and resorts' websites. Because Read more [...]
Steve Benedict clearing the snow in front of Calgary City Hall and earned a frosty "decoration" for the face for his efforts December 13, 2009.
Canadian winter, and in normal years, is not "warm", this year began with a particularly severe cold. In one of the regions of Canada was the lowest temperature recorded in the whole of North America - minus 40 degrees Celsius.
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Christine Amberley stands at a bus stop in the center of Edmonton December 12, 2009.
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Update: 10:00 a.m. December 4The U.S. Ski Squad proclaimed Tuesday that Lindsey Vonn's md, U.S. Women's Ski Squad Brain Doctor Neb Sterett, has vindicated her for grooming runs. The regnant Olympic downward-sloping champion leave start education sitting in Lake Louise, Canada, now. On Thursday, Vonn bequeath settle whether she volition vie in the Man Cup challenger this weekend.12:03 p.m. December 2In edict to vie at the Sochi Olympics, Lindsey Vonn is delaying ACL or and chronic to gear pursuit a genu hurt in November.On Sunday, she reportedly took two warmup runs followed by trey belligerent Read more [...]
Lava continues to flow down the slopes of Mayon volcano in its sixth day. The picture was taken on December 19 in the city of Legazpi, Albay province, about 500 km south-east of Manila, Philippines. More than 34 thousand people living in the areas around the volcano were evacuated after his awakening. (AP / Bullit Marquez)
On Monday, the Philippine troops forced 3,000 people to leave their homes located around the volcano, which experts say is about to go to the most dangerous stage of the eruption. Tens of thousands of people have already been evacuated from the settlements located at the foot Read more [...]
Phrase "I do not believe in global warming" written on the wall next to the Regent's Canal in London. British media believe that the authorship of this graffiti street artist Banksy belongs. (Luke MacGregor / Reuters)
Tropical cyclones, typhoons and hurricanes become more and they are stronger. Drought is becoming tougher.
Statistics for the year the number of earthquakes is increasing. Volcanoes that slept - wake up.
Winters are becoming more unpredictable. Precipitation somewhere becomes abnormally large, but somewhere there are none at all.
Glaciers are melting faster and calve Read more [...]
Abnormally cold weather set from Monday to Chita, frosts down to minus 45-50 degrees will hold in the Trans-Baikal region until 4 January.
"From December 28 to January 4 in Chita and the edge is expected abnormally cold weather with an average temperature below normal by 7-15 degrees. In some places severe frosts with temperatures -45 -50 ° », - he said.
According to him, in the night from Sunday to Monday in Chita registered temperature -41,1 °. The temperature in the -49 ° registered in certain areas in the central part of the province, in the south and south-east, in the northern municipalities.
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Far Eastern regional center of the Russian Emergency Ministry issued a warning about a possible emergency emergencies caused by snowfalls and blizzards, in three regions of the Far Eastern Federal District - Primorsky and Khabarovsk Territories, Sakhalin Oblast.
"According to the Committee for Hydrometeorology, in connection with the release of the cyclone from 30 December (2009) to January 2, 2010 in Primorye will snow, sometimes heavy, blizzard, Roads glaze conditions, snow drifts, snow buildup on the wires, strong winds of 20 meters per second, on the coast - wind gusts up to 30 meters per Read more [...]
"WOLF'S GATE" (death to spies )They were methodically shot, point-blank, in well-established pattern: lined 1st and last BMP, machine start spinning in different directions, panic and Rota in fact doomed. December 31, 1999, when the President of the Russian Federation deniedfrom the authorities, a company of Russian explorers 84 ORB, was shot by Chechen militants in "contractual" the village of Duba-Yurt, and 3 kilometres "silent" were our tanks, carrying out the orders of the chief of staff of the group "West" major-General Alexei Verbitsky, not to interfere Read more [...]
Scoreboard on Tverskaya Street shows 10 degrees.
The eve of the New Year was marked by a sharp deterioration in the weather in the regions: wind storm raging around the main tree felled Primorye Vladivostok, Sakhalin ferry traffic stopped and Chita expected abnormal frosts.
Temperature records and anomalies in 2009 was recorded by many.
· For the first of February in Khabarovsk was broken thirty record cold: weather forecasters recorded -34 °, which is almost two degrees colder than the previous record for February 1, established in 1979.
· On April 29, the temperature record Read more [...]
Nearing the new year's eve..The whole world will celebrate. including Our Motherland..Champagne, Olivier, tangerines, the proclamation of the President , the chime. BUT..December 31, remains forever in the memory of a terrible date ..A disaster for the Russian Federation, have lost many of the best private otpriski.. a disaster for inconsolable mothers , wives became widows, for already grown up children who lost fathers..1994, December 31, new year's eve The 1st and 2nd battalions 131-Oh Maikop brigade, without the support of aviation and artillery, by order of the 1st of the freaks in the government Read more [...]