The most dramatic differences in environmental conditions creates a contrast between the lowland East and the mountainous West of the country. Eastern Canada, wide open to the Arctic ocean, divided into numerous Islands, with deeply cut on South broad Hazanovym the Bay and is constantly subjected to a powerful Arctic air mass intrusion. As a result the tundra zone with sparse vegetation and permafrost formed on 55-57° North latitude, i.e. the latitude of Moscow. In the Central Piedmont part of the country on the same latitude are the canadian prairies and on the Pacific coast, protected by the mountain system of the Cordillera, virtually no winter, and on the mountain slopes develop tall “coastal forest” in which individual trees reach 40 to 60, and sometimes 90 m height. This is the famous sichinskaya spruce, Douglas fir, Western gemlok, etc. a Notable feature of Canada is the development of large lake-river systems. Is the Mackenzie river, carrying water into the Arctic ocean, in the pool which are situated the famous lake Great bear, Great Slave, Athabasca. The other system is the Nelson river, which flows into Hudson Bay, the basin of which includes lakes Winnipeg, Winnipegosis, Manitoba, and many others. The third system is the river St. Lawrence, carrying water into the Atlantic ocean. It includes all five Great lakes. The lakes are connected Continue reading
“Clear lakes” — a major project implemented in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region since 2009. The movement brings together a range of different environmental actions.
The idea is to give citizens and residents the field of pure shores was born in 2009 in the “Swiss club”, community journalists and editors of leading mass media of St. Petersburg under the chairmanship of the mayor of Davos Hans Peter Michel and the President of the Group of COPPER, doctor of medical Sciences Tamaz Mchedlidze.
The aim of the project
The main goal of the movement “Clean lakes” — the consolidation of society on the initiative of socially responsible business and the formation of ecological consciousness of the population.
The objective of the project is the combined efforts of business, government and the media to change people’s minds, to promote a healthy lifestyle and care about nature.
The tools of the project . organization of cleaning the lakes, resonant public actions.
The essence of seasonal events . the business allocates funds for cleaning coastal areas of the lakes of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region. Organizes volunteers, Continue reading
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, July 17, SakhalinMedia. Half the summer has already passed, but some residents of Sakhalin does not have enough money to holiday outside of island edges, while others have no opportunity to leave work and have a rest. IA SakhalinMedia hastens to remind his readers that the region has a great many beautiful amazing places. Thus in order to enjoy plenty of rest, don’t need long flights. Unforgettable impressions will leave the picnics at the lakes of Sakhalin or on the beach. Lovers of something unusual will be able to step feet on the island, built of oysters. But do not forget that it is not always the most interesting thing is away from us. For those who decide to discover Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, the city will open the most unexpected sides and will fall in love with it and its history. SakhalinMedia prepared top most interesting tour routes on Sakhalin.
The camp site at the Hot keys
Every vacationer should know that its name settlement is not just. Near the village on the surface really overlook hot springs, forming a small lake with medicinal water.
“Dagi hot springs” located near the settlement, are monuments of nature of the hydrogeological Continue reading