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2010-07-29 12:06:13

New data indicate rapid temperature rise in the coldest region of mainland Europe Parts of the Arctic have cooled clearly over the past century, but temperatures have been rising steeply since 1990 also there. This is the finding of a summer temperature reconstruction for the past 400 years produced on the base of tree rings from regions beyond the Arctic Circle. German and Russian researchers analysed tree growth using ring width of pine from Russia's Kola Peninsula and compared their...

2008-08-28 21:00:33

MURMANSK. Aug 28 (Interfax) - The sixth turbo-generator of the third unit of the Kola nuclear power plant (NPP) turned off on Thursday, the power plant administration said. "The power plant did not reduce the output as the eighth turbo- generator was switched on immediately," the administration said. The Kola NPP is running at 1,100 megawatt, in compliance with the plan. Reasons for the disconnection of the sixth turbo-generator are being studied, the administration said. Radiation is...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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