Lake Medvezhye (Kurgan region).
Kurgan. August 10, 2015. 20:04 — REGNUM In the Kurgan region, poachers destroy the unique bear lake. As reported to IA REGNUM in the press service of the regional government, on a lake, which is considered analogous to the Dead sea in the middle East, poachers sacks of harvested Artemia cysts — crustaceans, which are responsible for the composition and quality of therapeutic mud and brine.
Brine shrimp are plankton of the lake and have unique healing properties. The eggs (cysts) of the crustacean Artemia are widely used in cosmetology, Oriental medicine, in the cultivation of poultry and as feed for industrial fish farming and aquarium.
The main buyers of Artemia cysts are Chinese companies, according to the newspaper «top secret”. The price of the biological resource in the black market reaches 8 thousand rubles for a bag, and typed it in half an hour.
The regional authorities consider that it is necessary to prohibit commercial production of Artemia cysts in the lake is bearish, especially because this crustacean is found for another 18 lakes in the region. But so far has limited itself to strengthening the protection of the shores of the lake to the final Continue reading
River canyons in London on the river Thames are only used for travel and tours. Venice is built in a marine Bay on the Islands and lagoons. There are more than 120 blocks, standing on the water. The unique beauty of historical palaces, buildings, temples, houses, residential quarters, museums attract tourists from all over the world.
The canal systems in the lake Saimaa‑the Vuoksa river (Finland‑Russia), is called the Saimaa channel. The length of the canal is 43 km, depth of 265 m Along the canal’s scenic mountainous terrain. In the navigation of cruise ships sail here. In France, the canals connect the major rivers of the country the Seine, Rhine and Rhone with the waters of the Atlantic and the Mediterranean sea. The total length of the active channels is 3500 km.
In Amsterdam (it is also called “Venice of the North”) about 90 channels and 100 bridges, where to go and cruise ships. The tourists there are here what to see: the floating flower market, diamond factories, and many museums (Rembrandt, Madame Tussauds, modern art).
With the help of artificial canals created the entire lake district‑river system, considerably simplifying the problems of travel and trade routes. Major Continue reading
In the spurs of Valdai hills, in the upper reaches of the Volga river, in the North-East of the Tver region is Penza region . Its administrative center is the urban-type settlement Peno. This area is a lot of rolling hills, with an abundance of rivers and lakes.
The district, through the beautiful lake Sterzh, vselug hotel, Peno, Volgo runs the great Russian river Volga. Here, she receives the first tributaries — Rune, Code, Zhukopa.
More than 60% of the territory is covered with forests, rich in this area and natural resources — peat, clay, sand, limestone.
Before the creation of the Kalinin region, this area was part of Western region, Velikoluksky district. The ancient history of penovskiy land is strongly linked to the settling of the Slavic tribes and with the historical fate of the cities of Rzhev and Ostashkov .
In ancient times the territory of this region lived Krivichi. These tribes were some of the strongest among the Slavic. This period is characterized by archaeological finds on the shore of lake vselug hotel, the mounds along the banks of the Western Dvina.
Between lake Peno and vselug hotel, Continue reading