In Kyrgyzstan several hundred dangerous lakes, out of which 20 lakes are at the stage of breakthrough. These data lead experts on hydrogeology. Each of the lakes is a time bomb. According to the Ministry of natural resources, due to global warming in the country, glaciers melt and increases the volume of water in the lakes. According to the forecast of the Ministry, in the next two years can cut 12 to 15 lakes, situated in the Chui region. How serious is the threat of a breakthrough of mountain ponds and lakes was found Saltanat Kaldybaeva.
In Kyrgyzstan, from 2 thousand more than 300 mountain lakes are vulnerable to breaches. Such data led the head of the Kyrgyz hydrogeological expedition of the Ministry of natural resources Kamchybek Musuraliev. The last two years, the lake has not broken, but today, the fear among scientists is the lake TERS – tor located in the valley of Ala – Archa. The lake quickly filled connection with the intensive melting of snow and glaciers. On the road to this lake is the city of Bishkek and a number of settlements. The last time the lake TERS tor broke through in 1953 – year.
Each of mountain lakes has its own conditions of formation and breakthrough, says hydrogeologist Sergey Erokhin. There are many reasons for the breakout of the lakes Continue reading
Scientists continue to explore the area of the glacier Kolka. Experts fear that he may resume his movement much earlier than predicted. Today, scientists returned from the glacier to Vladikavkaz and met with our correspondent Vsevolod Ryazanov.
10 days MSU scholars held in the glacier Kolka bed. At a height of more than 3 kilometers they examined the recovery process of the ice masses in the place of the incident 4 years ago disaster. It was the largest in modern history of mankind. 140 million tons of ice at a speed of over 200 kilometres per hour swept everything in its path. Since then, scientists annually go to the glacier. Today at Kolka ended with another field of study, but the conclusions about his condition only needs to be done.
Dmitry Petrakov, senior researcher geographical faculty of Moscow state University: “the Main thing is this is a very active advance of the glacier, a former tributary Gullies, its growth and beginning of the reconstruction of the Kolka glacier. We previously predicted that this process will take at least 25-30 years. But the weather conditions are very changeable. What will happen in 2015 or 2020, we can not say”.
The beauty of mountain scenery never Eclipse for the specialist Continue reading
Unique, unusual and so different – attractive-home, cold, harsh, but always charming beauty of natural landscapes Ergakov, their aura have long ago become a byword. It is this beauty and this aura draws you to him countless fans, not to mention pilgrims. Anyone who was in Ergaki, the man confirms that opened his eyes an unforgettable spectacle and a lasting impression. And he pulls to come back again and again.
Ergaki very “compact” – the whole area can be circumvented in a few days. Someone thinks that this place – the door through which you can go on a magical journey where dreams come true, and the man finds himself in harmony with nature.
Some of the natural attractions have become truly iconic for these places. They form a unique image Ergakov and are “centers of gravity” for tens of thousands of people. First of all, this is a rocky ridge, called “Sleeping Sayan”. The silhouette on the man’s back, face and flowing long hair, the hands folded on the chest, legs and feet. “Sleep” shakes, awakens imagination and inspiration. He has numerous legends, and for many hundreds of years remains the most majestic, mysterious and enigmatic spectacle in Ergaki.
Another wonderful creation of Nature is the rock formation of the Brothers Continue reading
Tourist route interesting excursions in the most picturesque places of Altai begins in Biysk. passes through the village of Ust–Kan, the regional center of Ust–Koksa, Uimon Top of the famous Alpine village of Simulta with return to point of departure. The length of the trip will be 1500 miles by car to 15 kilometers on foot radial gates. The duration of tourist travel three days with two overnights.
White, majestic at all times, the Beluga whale as a magnet attracts lovers of travel and seekers on their spiritual paths. Ancient legends of the country of universal prosperity and justice Belovodye dominates the minds of many generations and makes people go look for her. The old believers. came in the Altai mountains, to save after the Church schism of the Holy faith of their ancestors. Amazing and unprecedented journey of the Roerich’s “Altai – the Himalayas”, all these names, place names, spiritual truths are United in Uimon valley.
Many scholars agree that the word “Eumon” in the root contains succinct “OEM”, the Buddhist “AUM”, the storage location of the innermost wisdom. This may explain the desire of people who visited one day in a secret place to come back to the beautiful Beluga whale. To understand the mystique of the place, only a visit here, touching Continue reading
Social reporting. The unique bear lake will patrol drones to stop poaching, the collection of plankton
In the Kurgan region entrepreneurs organized patrol of bear lake. Businessmen are struggling with the poachers that are mined in a unique reservoir of microscopic crustaceans. But to the locals, this craft is the only means of existence. Alexei Rebrov understood the problem.
“Here it is washed, purified, in the future – Artemia cysts. Each egg is the size of about 0.2 mm, 200 micron,” Oleg Nikiforov, Director of “NICKNAME”.
The eggs are microscopic crustaceans Artemia – the so-called cyst – a salt lake bear collected two fisheries. This nutritious plankton feed the fry. Enterprises engaged in the fishery, as required by law, only 2 weeks a year – from mid-June until July. But the poachers are operating all year round – cyst is very popular on the black market.
“This year has already occurred the precedent that illegal the announcement was published in local, petukhovsky newspaper: “looking to Buy Artemia cysts,” says Oleg Nikiforov, Director of “NICKNAME”.
In these refrigerators – 30 tons of illegally produced cysts, which was detained by the police. Damage was estimated at 10 million rubles. Now law enforcement bodies try to find the customer party. Collectors known to them – most often poachers are inhabitants Continue reading