KURGAN, August 14, RIA FederalPress. In Kurgan activists of the “popular front” asked the Governor of the region Alexey Kokorin to protect the local bear lake and Little bear in the Petrovsky district.
Social activists urged the Governor to take measures for the protection of the unique properties of these natural objects. TRANS-Ural activists drew attention to the problem of healing of bear lake, where for several years the poachers on a large scale produce precious and rare biological resources – the eggs of the crustacean Artemia.
“We had a constructive discussion, all participants came to the conclusion that in respect of the natural object necessary to produce expert studies, which are urgently needed in light of recent developments in this unique ecosystem: decreased density of water, and last winter for the first time in the history of bear lake is frozen,” – said the head of the regional working group on environmental issues and the protection of forests Olga Gordienko.
Also at the request of the “veterans” of the state unitary enterprise “Resorts of the Urals”, in whose Department there is “bear Continue reading
On our planet a great number of lakes, created by nature. But some of her creations are not only beautiful but also very unusual. Not coincidentally, they are among the most beautiful places of our planet and become landmarks of the countries in which they are located. Here are some of them.
Lake Morning Glory
The lake is a Morning glory in Yellowstone National Park (USA). It is a very unusual body of water: the highlight of it is that it has a non uniform bright color and shape of the bottom in the form of pipes. The lake received the poetic name in the 19th century; it then was a beautiful bright purple color. The rumor about wonder lake quickly spread through the world, and the lake became the attraction of these places. Some come to admire the beauty of the lake were throwing coins to come back again, others garbage. All this led to the fact that the heat source that feeds the lake, was clogged; the water multiplied microorganisms, which resulted in a color change. The water itself is very transparent, and the color changes depending on the weather, temperature and number of microorganisms in the water.
Ink lake is located in Algeria Continue reading
We know that on Earth there are many places with extreme habitat, which sometimes look quite harmless and friendly, but it is hardly possible to say something similar about lake Natron. Should try to describe it in colors, like immediately come to mind only such epithets as alien, bloody and lifeless, that is partly true.
The lake appeared in the midst of the mountain massif of the East African rift, near the border with Kenya and in close proximity to the volcano Ol Doinyo of Lengai. Seismic activity began in this region over 2 million years ago and becoming commonplace for many years, gradually changed the landscape and has refined the earth’s crust, preparing the space for lakes such as Natron, Manyara and Eyasi. Mountain river has eroded the volcanic rocks and formed in the lowlands reservoirs, each of which acquired certain characteristics and, perhaps, the most bizarre brainchild turned out it was the Natron.
With special bacteria which gives the lake a red tint, the pond becomes like a creation of science fiction writers, just like the ocean is sentient protoplasm from the book “Solaris”. Moreover, the lake temperature reaches 50-60 degrees Celsius and the alkaline level is off the charts – it makes the pond is totally unsuitable for most Continue reading