To test the blood of residents of all municipalities of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district on the mercury content of collected scientists from regional scientific centre of Arctic research, reports TASS.
"Technological progress does not stand still, the industry is developing, the level of pollution increases — it's a fact", — said the Agency head of the sector of ecological and biological research center Elena Aghbalyan. The results of the study, she said, will be able to use managers.
A pilot survey, she said, were residents of several villages of Yamal. "In the study sample should be large enough in order to objectively assess the situation in the region" — said Aghbalyan.
Mercury can accumulate in the liver and kidney reindeer, and fish, which feed on the tundra-dwellers. According to who, this metal is one of the ten key chemicals of concern for public health, as mercury even in very small quantities can have toxic effects on the immune, digestive and nervous systems, and on lungs, kidneys, eyes, and skin.
In Norilsk (Krasnoyarsk Krai), on the initiative of the traffic police, was consecrated accident-prone intersection of Soviet street and Lenin street in the Central district of the city. The ceremony was performed together by the priest of the Trinity Church father Sergiy and the chief of Department of traffic police of city Department of internal Affairs Alexander Yanovich.
The expedition of the Arctic floating University (APU) have reached the northernmost point during its existence. According to him, access to these latitudes became possible due to climate change. For all time of existence of the project since 2012, this is an absolute record.
In the Krasnoyarsk region, in the framework of the project for the replenishment of water resources in the Yenisei river was released in 316 thousand fry of Siberian sturgeon. To carry out this environmental actions "Norilsk Nickel" has spent 30 million rubles. According to the representative of the company is one of the points of the large-scale environmental programs.
The UN Security Council on Monday, July 24, will hold an extraordinary meeting on the situation in Jerusalem, where the clashes between the Palestinians and the Israelis killed several people. The discussion will take place behind closed doors after the morning session of the Council.
The fighting was interrupted Donetsk filtration station. The power supply has been disconnected at 19:25 on Saturday, July 22. Stopped water supply to the city of Avdeevka, partly Donetsk and Yasinovataya, towns Verkhnetoretskoye, Red Partisans, and the village Vasilevka and Kruta Balka.
The head of homeland security and the US cyber command Admiral Michael Rogers believes that now is not the time to create a joint Russian-American group on cyber security. Such opinion as transfers RIA Novosti, he said during a forum on security.