Roshydromet drafted climate doctrine, and the Ministry of Energy proposes to create a market for the sale of carbon credits. Rostekhnadzor called the most favorable and unfavorable environmental terms of the Krasnodar Territory. Winter in Russia will be reduced by almost a month. In Russia there will be domestic analogue TV channels Discovery and National Geographic. Climate change on Earth is much faster than predicted.
Researchers found that the same animals live at both poles of the Earth. Tropical forests are absorbing more carbon dioxide. Swan – a bird in 2009. Whale Week: World Day of whales and Photo-fact ‘in the world of whales. ” —- A short review of the major environmental news for the week. —- The chemical method of producing biofuel U.S. researchers have developed the first single-stage synthesis of the precursor of biofuels unprocessed agricultural residues. The results of the work will lead to the development of a simple and effective way to produce biofuel. Biochemist Ron Rains (Ron Raines) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison received directly 5 gidroksimetilfurfural 5-hydroxymethyl-fufural (HMF) of raw corn straw. The resulting compound can be used as feedstock for the synthesis of many substances, including the potential as a biofuel dimetilfuran dimethylfuran (DMF). —- Off the coast of Ireland recorded spills of up to 300 tons of oil in 120 miles south of the Irish port of Cork in the Atlantic got about 300 tons of fuel oil. According to the Ministry of Transport Ireland, a fuel leak, presumably, could occur during refueling ships of the Navy of Russia, who are currently in the area. The representative of the Irish Ministry of Transport special noted that in this case we are not talking about the accident or collision of ships. —- Medvedev: Baykal should be clean and comfortable for the rest one of the world’s largest freshwater lake – Baikal – must be clean and at the same time have a developed tourist infrastructure, said Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at a meeting with the governor of Irkutsk Region Igor Yesipovsky. —- Two solar and lunar eclipses occur four to During the International Astronomical Year – 2009 Rich in rare astronomical phenomena will be this year. At today’s press secretary main / Pulkovo / Astronomical Observatory RAS Sergey Smirnov by press conference at the regional center of ITAR-TASS news agency, until the end of this year there will be six eclipses – two solar and lunar four. Of the four lunar eclipses three – February 9, July 7 and August 5-6 – are the half-shadow, he said. In his said, ‘in Russia will observe the solar eclipse July 22 and the shadow lunar eclipse on December 31. In the southern regions of Siberia and the Far East can be observed partial solar eclipse on July 21-22 “, – noted Pulkovo astronomer. —- Tea bags is hazardous to health researchers from the Medical College at Washington University in St. Louis (USA) found that in packaged tea contains dangerously high quantities of fluoride.