Illustration Natalia Efimova Although today in the forefront of public life out of passion for the elections, the theme of ecology has not ceased to be relevant. To paraphrase a famous saying: people can not deal with environmental policy, this policy is still engaged in them. Dear Editors!Although today in the forefront of public life out of passion for the elections, the theme of ecology has not ceased to be relevant. To paraphrase a famous saying: people can not deal with environmental policy, this policy is still engaged in them.Banal, but the majority do not realize the truth Read more [...]
Four federal protected areas (PAs) will be established in Russia in 2012, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on Wednesday.Eleventh January in Russia marks the Day of reserves and national parks. It was established in 1997 on the initiative of the Center for Wildlife Conservation and World Wildlife Fund in the eightieth anniversary of the country's first nature reserve - the Barguzin. It was created January 11, 1917 in the Irkutsk region to protect sable."In 2012, it planned to create a National Nature Reserve "Ingermanlandsky" (Leningrad region) and at Read more [...]
In any weather, at any time sneaking hunter through forests and swamps, mountains and ravines, steppes and deserts, often sleeping under the open sky, freezing and roasting under the scorching sun, getting wet in the rain for hours without movement hides in ambush, sometimes lack of sleep and starved and totally exhausting.Photo by Alexey Belyakov Babbitt will ask why such torment and suffering? A real hunter in primarily a researcher and Naturalist, the answer is to know, to experience, to overcome itself; see sunrises and sunsets, the beauty and denseness Read more [...]
When you travel cross-country, constantly faced with obstacles and natural traps. To get to salvation, it is necessary move quickly, as soon as possible. But move through impassable forests and swamps, mountains and sand dunes – very difficult. These marches were taken precious time and effort. In this article we will talk about one interesting technique of movement in hilly or mountainous terrain.
For example, before you the descent of unstable rock: Sand dune; hillside, dotted with boulders; relatively gentle slope of the mountain, covered with loose gravel, etc. Before that, you already Read more [...]
In extreme conditions often require different cordage, ropes, cables. Ropes need during the construction of the raft, the home; to overcome obstacles, rock climbing; to create traps, snares for hunting; for the repair of clothing and equipment. You can enumerate a long time. Fact – rope needed. But they are not always in stock. This is good if you have a parachute straps; large ship line, which can dissolve into smaller rope; or a lot of fabric, clothes, raspolosovat which can be woven rope. But often, nothing like that is not available. You have to improvise and make rope from scrap materials.
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In conditions of extreme survival it is very important to find or create the correct, safe shelter, for the organization halt, overnight or a long stay. The different climatic and natural zones in demand and may be different shelters. For example, in forest areas outside the competition booths of various designs. But the shelters are particularly valuable natural cave and similar elements of the relief. On peculiarities of selection and training of its cave for shelter and we'll talk in today's article.
So, on your way met cave, and you want to use it as a shelter. First, you want to explore the Read more [...]
In an extreme environment, of course, not to comfort or elegance, but the elementary utensils and appliances still needed. Today we will talk about how of natural scrap materials to produce kitchen utensils: water containers and food, dishes and Cutlery.
Dishes need to collect drinking water, boil it on the fire, to cook and store food, to bring at least some comfort in the harsh life of the March.
Very nice material for various dishes, and utensils – bamboo, native to the jungles of the equator to the subtropics. If you split a long bamboo stick along, you get a tray with many sections. Read more [...]
July 12, 2013. This year, the floods in the lead among all natural disasters on the severity of the damage, the size of which reached several billion dollars. Especially heavy losses suffered in Central Europe after the June floods. All kinds of natural disasters, including earthquakes, tornadoes and heat waves that occurred in the first half of 2013, cost the world $ 45 billion.
Material damage caused by the floods in continental Europe, Asia, Canada and Australia amounted to about 47% of global losses. The most devastating floods recognized episodes in northern India and Nepal due to the early Read more [...]
According to a study conducted by the British charity Oxfam, by 2015 the number of victims of natural disasters will increase by approximately 50% and will reach 375 million. Persons per year. This means that the current system of aid to the victims will not be able to cope with large-scale floods, tsunamis, earthquakes and drought, the BBC report quotes climatologists.
According to Rob Bailey (Rob Bailey), a representative of Oxfam, the problem is not so much a shortage of funds for humanitarian assistance, as in the distribution of money between the disaster area. For example, in 2004, for each Read more [...]
July 19, 2013. According to a recent study conducted at Stanford Institute Woods, dunes and reefs are critical to the protection of millions of people in the United States and billions of dollars of real estate from coastal storms. Extreme weather events, sea level rise and the lives of people in degraded coastal systems, with all of this will help to protect nature.
The study, "Coastal habitat shield protects people and property ownership from sea-level rise and storms," published July 14 in the journal «Nature Climate Change», offers the first comprehensive map of the entire coast of Read more [...]
Represented by a collective monograph describes insufficiently studied in the geographical regions of Russia, at the same time, in economic terms, the role of the Khanty-Mansiysk region, the Urals and Siberia, one of the leading. Inconsistency of scientific knowledge about the geography of his district natural resources potential is explained as underdevelopment of a number of fundamental concepts in the geosciences, and uselessness of fundamental works at a sufficiently high level of applied research, especially in the oil and gas industry.
The most difficult and least developed in the region Read more [...]
In 2001 he was drafted lower the water level in the lake, which foresaw the natural flow regulation. Since July 2002, when he was initiated discharges into the lake, and the true time the lake level dropped by 1.5 - 2 m, which has freed up about 50 m of shoreline. In 2006, around the southern shore where the posted recreation, organized places of public recreation, additionally installed benches, pavilions, changing rooms. Lasted for cleaning work of the coastal zone of the lake from the dried stumps of trees. Completed fencing the water protection zone on the southern shore, made and information Read more [...]
In 1877 opened the West Siberian Department of the Imperial Russian geographic Society, Omsk. His task was to study in Omsk relations: natural-geographical, geological, naturalstate-historical, ethnographic, statistical, Archeographiccom and archaeological. Member of this Department Bey , studying racesthe propagation of timber in the North of Western Siberia, gathered information about shipping in the Gulf of Ob and the Maritime trade of Western Siberia with the Eurosing in 1877-1878, He encouraged the Department to equip the expedition to explore completely unknown Read more [...]
The first successful attempt to grow Crystal izumruyes in the laboratory undertook in 1848 natureJ. Test. Ebelmen what he was immediately reported at the countrynitsah Paris «Annals of Chemical Physics». But it was only a hundred years has been mastered industrial technology manufacpared green crystals, whereby their value was significantly lower than the cost of natural stone.
To arrive at this result, science had to solve a variety of challenging puzzles, make a nature. The easiest of these chemical composition miracle Camsnya. Pretty quickly, scientists have Read more [...]
The objective of reducing the negative impact of reducing the oil and gas industry on the environment is currently being discussed as an essential element of security of energy policy at all levels of government, including at the level of the Committee on the Environment of the State Duma and the Russian Security Council. It is named among the priorities of Natural Resources and Environment in the Russian doctrine. However, the current state of the environmental problems of development of hydrocarbon deposits demonstrates the need for improvement of the economic mechanism of management of natural Read more [...]
In Nizhny Tagil Museum of Fine Arts opened the second solo exhibition Tagil Rockmender Victor Mikhailovich Vasilyeva, consisting of two sections and exposed 38 works of lapidary and jewelry created by the wizard for more than twenty years."Rose"
Each artist has his career, has his own way in the world of art. Amazing and wonderful world of the stone attracted Victor Mikhailovich since childhood. Hobby and painting classes at the Geological Club "Pole" Vasilyev helped to understand and feel the aesthetic value of the natural stone. Read more [...]
In the manuscripts of the XVI century. contains interesting information about the natural phenoence between the presence of permafrost in Siberia and the conditions of its emergence, the finds of bones and tusks of mammoths. Were collected rich kartogragraphical instruments and geographical materials used PI Godunov to produce in 1667 «Drawing Siberian land».
In the travel diaries of Russian envoys to China NG Spafarija (1675-1678 gg.) And Izbrandt Ides (1692-1695 gg.) Recorded and later opublikovaus observation is of particular interest to science. After seeing the coastal Read more [...]
Subject was not that I vyzhivalcheskaya, and about healthy eating, but where survivalist without health Share with you the recipe for which we are at home preparing buckwheat.Buckwheat has at least three times more useful natural minerals and micronutrients such as zinc, magnesium, iron, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, iodine, boron, nickel, cobalt and so forth, other than cereals. Also, it provides useful starches, proteins, vitamins PP and B, a natural fiber, which helps cleanse the digestive tract and to establish its function.And how do you keep all these elements in buckwheat Read more [...]
At the current time in the Krasnodar region shemaya is rare and is listed in the Red Book. Lowering the number of connected, first, with hydro, cutting fish in many rivers of the path to natural spawning grounds.
Uncontrolled fishing catch without limitation measures and a ban on the spawning period also significantly undermined Shemaah supplies. Negative impact on the efficiency of natural reproduction have a reduction of spawning areas, significant fluctuations in the water level in rivers regulated hydraulic structures and anthropogenic pollution of water bodies. Reduced river flows has led Read more [...]
Academic Expedition 1768-1774
carried out on the initiative and under the direction of St. Petersburg. Academy of Sciences. Their route lay through the ter. Volga, W., Siberia and Europe. C., the Caspian, Caucasus.
The object of the survey and study were the natural resources, mining and s-dy, ist. memory., city and narodonas. Headed by AE natural scientist PS Pallas, I.I.Lepehin, S.G.Gmelin, IP Falk, IGGeorgi, I.A.Gildenshtedt.
Contribution to the scientific. Nandigram made and Nikolai Richkov son P.I.Rychkova. Having been in a number of lips. Kazan, Orenbah., Ufa, Vyatka, Perm. and brought Read more [...]