Tremendous according to numerous properties and parameters of the salt lake Baskunchak is situated on the territory of Astrakhan region is literally at the end of the settlement the…

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Expert called his version of the causes of the landslide in Almaty
  About when should we fear the floods, why they are impossible to predict and the cause of this natural disaster in an interview said lead researcher RSE "Kazhydromet",…

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Environmental action movement – clear lake


On 6 September on the shores of lake Sestroretsky Razliv will be held environmental action movement “clear lake”. In the program cleaning of the coastal zone of the lake, clearing of forest litter, the beautification of resting places with tables and benches, making birdhouses, a delicious lunch, live entertainment, games and camping. Possible excursion to the Museum “the Hut of V. I. Lenin”.

Event organizer – the company “A Plus development”. The company joined the environmental project “Clean the Lake” in 2015. On may 29, staff participated in the event by cleaning and landscaping the territory adjacent to the lake “Sestroretsky Razliv”. Was assembled and taken out the trash, tidied the coastal area, benches and benches for the convenience of visitors, and also planted new trees and installed nesting boxes for birds.

In the future, “Plus development” will take part in the project on a regular basis. This season will be 2 actions, the first of which will take place on 6 September.

About the project:

“Clear lakes” – environmental project implemented since 2009. Within the movement are seasonal harvesting areas coastal lakes of St. Petersburg Continue reading

Fishing in Karelia, rest in Karelia

Karelia is situated in the North-West of the European part. In the East it is washed by the White sea, in the South – Ladoga and Onega lakes. On the West it borders with Finland. On the territory of 172,4 thousand sq. km. are 23 districts, 12 towns, 12 urban-type settlements.

The most important and largest cities – Petrozavodsk, Sortavala, Kem, Kondopoga, Medvezhyegorsk, Belomorsk, Segezha. The capital of the Republic – Petrozavodsk.

The nature of this region is very unique – hills and plains and endless ridges of boulders, granite cliffs, vast spaces of forests, the largest lake of the country and thousands of small lakes, wild rivers and waterfalls.

The image of Karelia associates first of all with the land of blue lakes. Indeed, here is extremely a lot of lakes – over 61 thousand. By their number per 1 thousand sq. km. area, Karelia confidently takes the first place not only in Russia but also among regions of the world.

Karelian lakes are very different in size – from small “lambesc”, closed and ring, to the largest in Europe – Ladoga and Onega. Dominate the lake with a surface area up to 1 sq km, but much larger, up to 10 or more square kilometres, and 20 of them exceed 100 sq. km. Total number of lakes in Karelia is 11.4%, which is considerably higher than its neighbor Finland, and almost 2 times higher than in the Murmansk Continue reading

The Orenburg state nature reserve
The main purpose of the reserve "Orenburg" - the study, restoration and conservation of typical landscapes of the near-Ural, South Ural and TRANS-Ural steppes, given the presence in the region…


Lakes, large and small
At all times the lake helped a person to survive in the harsh realities of the outside world. They always were and are now important sources of fresh water and…

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