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2014-03-21 16:21:29

This World Water Day, Wellesley scientists find that the teeth of the nerpa seal may hold the strongest evidence of the effects of decades of environmental pollution, nuclear testing, and climate change on Lake Baikal--the deepest, oldest, and most bio-diverse lake in the world. WELLESLEY, Mass., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- March 21 marks World Water Day--and a fitting time to consider one of the most unique mammals in the Earth's waters. The nerpa, also known as the...

2014-02-03 16:22:58

MOSCOW, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - With photo Moscow's first-ever ice terrace with a bar has opened at the Reka Moscow restaurant in the heart of Russia's capital. Almost twenty tons of pure Siberian ice was used for the creation of the 120 square meter area which can seat up to 80 people. Here, fashionable Muscovites will be able to drink their favorite cocktail surrounded by a unique ice interior and comfortable warmth, thanks to an infrared heating system....

2013-07-19 23:01:50

Persian Leopard cubs are born in Sochi National Park for the first time in 50 years as a result of a program to restore the population of these unique animals. (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Persian Leopard cubs are born in Sochi National Park for the first time in 50 years as a result of a program to restore the population of these unique animals. The program has been implemented within the framework of the "Games in Harmony with Nature" dimension of the Sochi 2014 Environmental...

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2012-01-28 08:44:29

Rising temperatures and melting ice could prove to be an economic boon to Russia, thanks to the revitalization of a Soviet-era maritime shipping route along the coast of Siberia, according to Reuters reports on Friday. That path is known as the Northern Sea Route and to links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through a route along the nation's Arctic coast from Murmansk on the Barents Sea to the Bering Strait and the Far East. Previously known as the Northeast Passage, the route, which...

2011-01-21 08:47:00

MOSCOW, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Euro 200M worth of deals will be executed during just the first day of the Russian National Exposition at the International Green Week 2011 Initiative, which opened in Berlin on Monday. A total of around euro 500M worth of investment projects will be presented by the Russian participants at the largest European agricultural fair. "Foreign investment and market share for Russian agricultural products at the world markets are two main issues which we...

2009-12-23 19:00:00

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, December 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Novaar Capital Management SPC ("Novaar") today announced the creation of a Joint Venture with JSC Ural Industrial-Ural Polar ("Ural Polar") an entity owned by state institutions of the Russian Federation, to facilitate Foreign Direct Investment ("FDI") in the natural resource-rich Urals region of the country. Novaar, a Saudi-led investment concern, in cooperation with preferred strategic partners, will invest through the newly-formed...

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2008-12-03 00:15:00

A gold deposit estimated at more than 100 tons has been found in Siberia, the Russian National Geological Prospecting Co. announced Tuesday. The gold field is in the Republic of Buryatia in East Siberia, RIA Novosti reported. It was found in the Perevalny Block, owned by Geomin Management, the Russian news agency said. Geomin plans to invest $18 million at the site for additional exploration in 2009, officials said. Russia is a significant producer of gold, but in recent years known reserves...

2008-10-03 21:00:19

YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK. Oct 3 (Interfax) - Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) plans to launch production at the Kirinskoye gas field, which is part of the Sakhalin-3 project, in 2014, Viktor Timoshilov, head of the company's eastern projects coordination department, said at an oil and gas conference in Sakhalin. Gazprom will prepare design and estimate documentation in 2009- 2010, carry out seismic work and drill two wells, he said. "The field is expected to open in 2014," he said. Gas reserves at the...


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2013-02-19 13:06:23

Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent. It is located mainly in the eastern and northern hemispheres covering 8.7 percent of the Earth’s whole surface area and making up 30 percent of its land area. With about 4.3 billion people, it hosts 60 percent of the world’s current human population. This continent has a high growth rate in the modern era. For example, during the 20th century, Asia’s population almost quadrupled. This continent is defined as making up the...

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