Latest East Siberian Sea Stories

2010-01-11 09:30:33

The increase in temperature in the Arctic has already caused the sea-ice there to melt. According to research conducted by the University of Gothenburg, if the Arctic tundra also melts, vast amounts of organic material will be carried by the rivers straight into the Arctic Ocean, resulting in additional emissions of carbon dioxide. Several Russian rivers enter the Arctic Ocean particularly in the Laptev Sea north of Siberia. One of the main rivers flowing into the Laptev Sea is the Lena,...

2008-08-24 21:00:20

YAKUTIA. Aug 24 (Interfax) - Yakutgazprom might impose restrictions on gas supply to Yakutia's central areas tonight after several dozens of people infiltrated the premises of its gas processing facility in the Sredny Vilyui gas field on Sunday morning, company's general director Abduragim Abduragimov told Interfax-Far East. "A group of 50 people acting on behalf of the Yakol oil company entered the area of the gas processing facility at around 10 a.m. local time on August 24, 2008, and...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.