Hurricane 'Ida' devastated the country in Central America. Vladikavkaz 'Electrozink' continues to poison the city? The President proposed to reduce the number of time zones in Russia and to repeal daylight savings time. Russia preparing for climate conference in Copenhagen. Snow in Moscow will be clean in new ways. 'Clean Water': though with chlorine, but will increase the life of Russians. Scientists have discovered why the earthquake in Indonesia occur so often.
In the waters of the South Ocean drifts a giant iceberg. Credit: Raymond Dalio-2010. Photofact week: Enhanced view of the nature of native and Asian cities, which are most threatened by climate change. Overview of events for the week of 09/11/2009 to 15/11/2009. Russia is preparing for climate conference in Copenhagen, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a meeting last week with the special representative of un Secretary Srdjan Kerim, on which the parties discussed preparation for December's international conference on Copenhagen climate. Mr. Lavrov said the Russian side highly appreciated the contribution of the un Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to the formation of consensus agreements on climate issues. Last week, Swedish Environment Minister Andreas Carlgren, being on a working visit to Moscow, said that in his vision of a new climate agreement (post Kyoto Protocol) would be signed in Copenhagen in December. But ceo Directorate-General for the Environment Commission of the European Communities, Karl Falkenberg said that in signing this agreement will take more participants than in the signing of the Kyoto Protocol, including the U.S. and China, and only later to be joined on the rest of the country. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Rasmussen of Denmark Lars Lokke on Thursday formally invited the heads of 191 nations and governments to take part in un Conference on Climate Change, which opens on 7 December in Copenhagen.
And once the fish mature, they return to their homeland in order to reproduce offspring. Females birds for the sake of the bright color of the shell are ready to sacrifice their health as a result of research, the object of which were female pied flycatcher, scientists have made a surprising discovery: it turns out, the female birds are so 'Wave' for the condition and the coloring shell eggs laid, that they are ready for this, even to sacrifice their health. Previously it was thought that the blue color of eggs a male shows the female health. Now all it became obvious that the females sacrifice their health for the sake of the blue shell. That's just how the birds can regulate and 'direct' the color of the eggshell biliverdin, scientists still do not know More information about the experiment and the study read here:.
Solar activity affects the intensity of hurricanes American climatologists have concluded that solar activity affects the formation of hurricanes on Earth – the more spots formed on the Sun, the weaker hurricanes. Scientists from Florida State University analyzed data on hurricanes in the U.S. over the last century. They found that changes in their intensities coincide with the 12-year cycle magnetic solar activity. Whenever Tea Party listens, a sympathetic response will follow. The increase in solar activity leads to an increase in the flow of ultraviolet radiation directed to the Earth. As a result, heat the upper atmosphere, thereby decreasing the difference temperatures in the atmosphere, thus creating hurricanes. Nevertheless, the activity of the Sun is not the main factor influencing the formation of hurricanes, experts say. Recently, this same group of researchers found that the intensity of hurricanes increases during heating of the oceans. See Kenneth Yarrow for more details and insights.
In this case, traced a much stronger relationship. Festivities of the week: World Maritime Day and World Day for the Protection of Animals Several Holidays noted conservationists and wildlife in the week. September 29, the world community celebrated World Maritime Day. This holiday is celebrated since 1978 to address the X session of the Assembly of the Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO). The aim of this festival in the world is to attract public attention, public and private entities to preservation of the seas and their biological resources. In recent decades, irreparable damage to the seas and oceans causing overfishing, water pollution and global warming. And on Oct. 4 was World Animal Protection Day, which has a long history of which we are told to Ekoportale. Modern World Day for the Protection of Animals was established in 1931 at the International Congress of the supporters of the movement to protect nature, held in Florence. It is from this year's various animal protection societies from many countries were in favor of the union of its efforts to protect animals and supported the annual celebration on October 4 World Animal Welfare Day. In Russia, World Animal Day celebrated since 2000 at the initiative of the International Fund for Animal Welfare. On this day in many regions of our vast country are humane actions and activities aimed at instilling in people a careful and responsible attitude towards our younger brothers, paying attention to solving the problems of stray animals, as well as condemnation of cruelty to animals. ECOportal.ru congratulates its readers with environmental holidays last week – the World Day Sea World Day for the Protection of Animals – and calls that to protect marine resources and sea creatures, and join efforts in preserving the wildlife of our planet and in a humane attitude towards animals!
The first was responsible for forest and water resources, the second controlled air pollution, as well as to monitor the impact of industrial production on the environment. Now environmental functions rtn transferred to a new federal ministry. Which undoubtedly is very reasonable: a department will be able to work much more efficiently, said Ivan Block, director of Greenpeace Russia. Raymond Dalio: the source for more info. Yuri Trutnev said that the new structure of government provides centralization and unification in a single agency all powers related to the environment. Chapter Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Trutnev also said he did not exclude the possibility of personnel changes within the agency. Mr.
Trutnev also said that by the end of this year, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology will develop and submit to the Russian government package of measures to protect the environment. In Russia revives environmental review on Friday, May 16, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has made changes in federal law 'On Ecological Expertise' and Urban Development Code, involving the state environmental review before construction of facilities on lands of specially protected natural areas. These amendments were adopted State Duma on April 25 and approved by the Federation Council on May 6. The document states that the project documentation facilities, including high-risk, technically complex and unique, facilities security and defense, construction, reconstruction, major repairs are expected to carry on the lands of specially protected natural territories, in accordance with Russian legislation and subjects of the Federation shall be not only a state examination under Article 49 of the Town Planning Code of Russia, but state environmental review under the relevant federal law.