Competing in the world has long reached the level of survival. With the level of good or bad, but living up to the level - living or not. Remember the old saying? Or in the stirrup leg, or stump head. Find or artificially create a competitor "vulnerabilities" to impose sanctions - "instruments", proven over centuries, and our neighbors, and "partners" have a long practice of using them. Unfortunately, hunting Russia in recent years - one of these vulnerabilities, and vulnerability completely "man-made". Photo by Alexander Krasheninnikov Famous «statesman», Director Read more [...]
The editors asked me to express their opinion on the draft so-called "Strategy MNR." Get to work, I immediately realized that run into "puddle" of illiteracy, and the welter of incompetence. At times, I felt anger, then confusion, then anger and other negative emotions. But emotions are emotions, and in this case need facts. Below we present them in sufficient quantities. Spring. Photo: Sergey Sorokin The complete absence of understanding of the many things the author (or authors-anonimschiki) tried to create a document with a respectable title «Strategy». Although Read more [...]
Hunting for waterfowl - the most common and democratic form of hunting in RussiaPhoto: Anatoly Azarov The country has officially registered more than 3.4 million hunters, of which at least 90% of the hunt waterfowl.According to the law «On hunting and the preservation of hunting resources»Adopted by the State Duma on July 17, 2009, the basic principle of the game management is to ensure the sustainable existence of hunting and sustainable use of resources, the preservation of biological diversity. It is also one of the fundamental principles of the Convention on Biological Read more [...]
Coral-covered bommy at one of Misool Eco Repair's local honkytonk sites (Photo by Jurgen Freund) Thither's an archipelago in the Coral Trilateral so thick with sea spirit it's frequently called "the epicentre of nautical biodiversity," a post where a scientist erst ascertained 283 new species during a ace plunge. Receive to Raj Ampat, a bundle of 600 islands off the northwesterly tip of New Guinea and one of the least fished, least populated, least coloured aqua-lung destinations on the satellite. You'll obtain pigmy sea horses, tough walk-to sharks, technicolor nudibranchs, Read more [...]
David Allen Sibley has fagged near his full sprightliness observance birds. His pressed khaki knickers, leather walk-to place, repose articulation, composure deportment, and debate, retard way of articulating his thoughts unwrap him as person unforced to sit in the forest for hours with a brace of binoculars about his cervix.Sibley’s beginner was an ornithologist, and the birding-gene was passed on to Sibley and his buddy, who both became concerned in birds early. Sibley started his Aliveness Tilt (a birder’s log of species identified) when he was heptad, and by the age of eight-spot, Read more [...]
Exposure: Exemplification by CallThe Barbarian Register For more on the mysteries of the humanity some you, inflict The Angry Charge.Q. Why do gorillas get such little privates?A. Though we dubiousness you've really compared members with a gorilla, that's correct: gorilla debris is solitary almost the sizing of your pinky. So how'd Kong get shafted? It comes fine-tune to the way our pairing habits evolved, says psychologist Christopher Ryan, co-author, on with his wife, Cacilda Jethá, of Sex at Dawning: The Prehistorical Origins of Bodoni Sex. Among polygynous species—one Read more [...]
A war of epical proportions is brewing in the earth of fluid song apps. On one incline are those who trust the transcription and replaying of dissimilar birdsongs to be a harmless educational peter. On the otc are those who reason that victimization impostor calls to appeal birds can perturb them from authoritative day-by-day tasks.Opponents of the apps say that they are principally existence victimized to pull birds for the determination of photography. "It can deviate a territorial shuttle from over-the-counter significant duties, such as eating its offspring,” says Tony Milium of Read more [...]
An Australian naturalist claims to let captured tv footage of the subtle nighttime parrot, a boo that hasn't been launch awake for more a c. Lav Yong, a self-described wildlife tec, showed footage—poised o'er a 15-year stop, with 17,000 hours dog-tired in the battleground—to enthusiasts and the media at the Queensland Museum. Experts were overjoyed with the footage. "It's demonstrable. He's got stills, he's got moving videos and he's got feathers," Dr Steve Spud, older ecologist at the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Commonwealth Direction Whole in S Australia, told Read more [...]
With federal finances speedily evaporating, the Abandon Tortoise Preservation Gist bequeath be unopen by 2014. Officials contrive to euthanize hundreds of tortoises they've been lovingness for since the species was added in 1990 to the endangered species listing.“It’s the lesser of two evils, but it’s stillness evilness,” the U.S. Angle and Wildlife Overhaul desolate tortoise recuperation coordinator Roy Averill-Murray, told the Associated Wardrobe.The Authority of Nation Direction has paying for the quickness with fees imposed on developers who touch tortoise habitat. But 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 [...]
A virtually entire skull exposed in 2005 may modification lots of what we experience most homo phylogeny. On Thursday, a aggroup of scientists defined ogdoad days of inquiry regarding what they birdsong "Skull 5" in the diary Skill. The 1.8-million-year-old skull, institute in the commonwealth of Georgia, seems to simplify our evolutionary report and allow uncloudedness on variations inside our species, reports The New York Multiplication.Skull 5, plant aboard quatern others, initially caused scientists to think thither were multiple species of former hominids sustenance in the like part. Read more [...]
Researchers on an despatch in the Venezuelan Andes establish a new species of daisy. Coated in hairs that supply Dr. Seuss-esque detachment, the Coespeletia palustris grows at an height of 12,450 feet."Hairs blanket the total works, as in near of the species of the subtribe Espeletiinae," says Mauricio Diazgranados, a postdoc investigator in the Section of Vegetation at the Smithsonian Founding and one of the researchers who ascertained the imbed. "Species of this subtribe are belike around of the hairiest plants known,” he told Internal Geographical.The daisy has what's called Read more [...]
Twist of a new spark revile racecourse in Maryland power booth as a species of endangered prawn takes a pedestal against world.The Hay's Bound amphipod, listed as a federally endangered species, is autochthonic to Rock-and-roll Brook, a feeder of the Potomac River, and is presently constitute forthwith in the course of the proposed empurple cable that bequeath run 'tween Harry Dog and New Carrollton.“The empurple pipeline volition imply a bonnie total of expression," says Chivy Tag lawyer Toilet Fitzgerald. "Exhumation a job on 16 miles, including a wild wastefulness place selfsame Read more [...]
Federal and land wildlife managers sustain recommended that Endangered Species Act protections be remote from gray bears in Yellowstone Interior Parkland, which would leading to circumscribed hunt in the green.On Wednesday, members of the Interagency Grizzly Commission voted unanimously in favour of removing Endangered Species protections on the roughly 740 grizzlies in and some Yellowstone, and the U.S. Angle and Wildlife Serve testament succeeding reappraisal the intergovernmental commission's testimonial. A opinion on termination protections could ejaculate as former as by mid-2014, but environmental Read more [...]
The Barents Sea.
Geografichiskoe position. Bottom topography.
The Barents Sea is bounded to the north of Spitsbergen and Franz Josef Land in the west - Bearish Peninsula, to the east, the New Earth, in the south-continent (from the North Cape to the Ugra ball). On its own configuration, it resembles a rhombus, meridian axis of which is 1300-1400 km, 1100-1200 km and latitude.
The area of the Barents Sea in 1360 is estimated thousand. Km2. The sea is within the boundaries of the continental shelf and is therefore comparable to shallow. Great depth of the sea 548 m. This depth is in Read more [...]
Global andClimate change has led to the emergence in Europe of tropical butterflies, while hladolyubivye species are increasingly under threat. As the correspondent of "New Region", writes about the influential German newspaper Die Welt.
According to scientists, climate change has led to this "Great Migration" of butterflies. "In recent years, heat-loving species actively reached out to the north, while hladolyubivye are increasingly under threat," - says Joseph Zettele from the Center for Environmental Studies Helmholtz.
Other experts also reported on the migration of these insects from Read more [...]
On the last day of spring, May 31, 2013, aquaculturists Leningrad region released into Lake Ladoga 10 thousand yearlings palia (char).
This release is produced by means of compensatory LLC "Phoenix". So makarom partly offset the impact on the environment provided during the construction of a functional marine cargo complex (MMPK) "Bronk" (Big Port of St. Petersburg). Enough fascinating method. Maybe it's not even appropriate disbursement of budget funds. Estimated damage during the construction of the port is applied aqua marine biological resources, and funds spent on feeding of juvenile lake Read more [...]
Reserve "Vishersky" - one of the largest natural reserves in Europe (the reserve area 241,200 ha). It is located in a remote area of the Northern Urals. The oldest mountains of Eurasia preserved here in the form of the majestic mountain ranges of 1-1.5 thousand meters in height, separated by wide wooded valleys.
The reserve area - 241,200 hectares.
Vishersky Reserve is located on the 6th place in the area of protected areas of the European part of Russia. It is more than 6 times the area of the reserve Basegi, which is also in the Perm region.
The highest point is Mount Vishera Read more [...]
For the first time reserve was established July 11, 1930. In the midst of nature reserves Urals he organized one of the first. But in 1951, the decision of the Council of Ministers BASSR, was liquidated and its territoriiorganizovan forestry. Again began intense exploitation of the forest. Only cherezsem years in November 1958 zapovednikbyl vosstanovlen.Do 1986 it consisted of 3 phases: Ural-Tau, South Kraka and Pribelsky. In 1986 Pribelsky plot bylpreobrazovan in reserve - Shulgan-Tash. Today ploschadzapovednika - 50,000 ha.
The terrain of the reserve was formed under the influence of erozionnyhprotsessov, Read more [...]
Without bees humanity can not survive. And may not survive ... (Photo Visuals Unlimited / Corbis.)
Britain could face a food crisis due to population decline of honey bees.
Bees as pollinators of plants "responsible" for every third piece of our food. Consequently, if the insects disappear, pollinating certain species of flora, farmers will not be able to grow crops such as apples and pumpkin. Scientists also fear that a lack of pollinating insects can cause what is not properly pollinated species can not grow. By the way, in his time, Albert Einstein predicted that if bees disappear from the Read more [...]