UNESCO supported the requirements for the protection of lake Baikal
34th Session of the world Heritage Committee of UNESCO endorsed the demands of the 125 thousand people who signed the appeal to the leadership of this organization with the request to protect Baikal. The Committee demanded to urgently develop measures that will allow to exclude pollution of Baikal with BPPM sewage. The Committee also urges to solve social and economic problems of the city of Baikalsk is not to the detriment of nature.
The world heritage Committee intends to thoroughly investigate the situation and to this end requested the Director of the world heritage Centre to organize a meeting with the Russian authorities, the owners of the plant, members of the public to definitively clarify the situation and to adopt urgent measures to address it.
BAIKAL IS NOT A BARGAINING CHIP!
The government and the oligarchs are once again trying to make a bargaining chip unique lake Baikal. The decision to launch the Baikal pulp and paper mill puts an end to the development of the city of Baikalsk and the whole region. It allows you to dump toxic wastewater into the cleanest lake of the planet, than violate Russian legislation and international Continue reading
Canada is a country that is located on the continent of North America. From the South and North-West Canada borders with the USA. The Northern border is the shore of the Arctic ocean and in the North-East is Davis Strait, and Affidavy Bay. From the East coast of Canada is washed by the Atlantic ocean, and West of the Pacific ocean. In addition to the main territory of Canada it also consists of the Islands – second, the Baffin island, Victoria, Ellesmere, Devon, Banks, Newfoundland, and many others.
State total area of Canada is 9970610 square meters. Of this total area 755180 square metres are for rivers and freshwater lakes. No country in the world can boast so many lakes as Canada. The most famous lake in Canada is the Great lakes. Besides them, in Canada there are thirty-one quite a large lake.
The most famous canadian lakes – Great bear, Great Slave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, athabaska, Nipigon, Mistassini. The largest rivers of Canada are the Saint Lawrence river and its tributaries are the Ottawa and Co-gene. The largest rivers of Canada also include the St John river, Saskatchewan river, Nelson river, and the Fraser river, Mackenzie and Yukon. As to the St. Lawrence river, it originates in the Great Lakes and empties into the Gulf of the same name – St. Lawrence. The largest Continue reading
Information about what the Tolyatti rescuers will paint the most popular and the most dangerous lake in deterring bright colors recently appeared on several official websites, including city hall, Togliatti, and the Ministry of forestry, environment and nature management of the Samara region. However, this statement is just sad statistics.
– This idea we have sounded rather at the level of propaganda, technology is only explored, explained “WG” head of the Department of public safety Togliatti Konstantin Firsov. – Us by any means necessary to preserve human life, but people continue to bathe in the forbidden places and to perish. At the entrance to the lake the water temperature is 25, but if you swim far and to adopt a vertical position or to dive, the water sometimes reaches +4, they beat the springs. The human body to such extremes is not adapted, convulsions, even a good swimmer can drown.
Deputy Director “Center for civil protection city of Togliatti” Andrey Derbenev explained that now the city consider any sensible ideas that the swimming season if possible passed positively:
– We have a lake, literally full of prohibitory signs, and people put on them shorts and go for a swim. Because each lake will not be wall. We, of course, carry out raids, but residents still continue to swim in dangerous Continue reading