Lakes of Asia
Lake of Asia is the lake, situated in the part of the world Asia. There are many large tectonic and residual lakes, and lakes in areas of permafrost. The biggest…

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Tonle SAP Lake
Arriving in Cambodia in just 3 days, one of them without any hesitation, we decided to dedicate the trip on... the lake. But this is no ordinary lake, not such…

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The Best places for bird watching

Late spring is the best time for observing birds. For fans to look out for in binoculars rare species of birds we have compiled a list of places where nature can enjoy the amazing bird diversity.

Reserves The UK

In the country that gave the world such unusual Hobbies, such as destinations, bird watching has become a real mania. Millions of Brits, young and old, armed with binoculars, a pocket reference types under the code name “Field keys” and notepads for taking notes, go for the most humane hunt in the world of cameras. The choice of locations for review at the British Isles great: even to check on the most popular sites, you will need more than one week. In Poole harbour in Dorset stop to rest about 30 thousand birds flying from the North in a warm land of Africa, Cape Spurn in Yorkshire is going to more than 15 thousands of albatrosses, petrels and terns, and to discover rare red-eyed wirinom no place is better than the Paradise of the Scilly Isles, lying just off the coast of Cornwall. If you are on an unforgettable journey, add to your list of must-see bird sanctuary at Cape Dungeness, the Scottish valley where winds the river tweed, the magnificent Isle of Skye, a mysterious secluded recess of Wales and a huge marine lake Strangford-Loch, hidden Continue reading

The Asian carp

This is an unusual video about the invasion of Asian silver carp caught on Wabash river (Wabash River) in the Midwest, mark Kirby (Mark Kirby) and his partner Brendan Kearns (Kearns Brendan). According to specialists, the most famous lake in the USA and Canada are on the verge of this ecological disaster. Silver carp, imported once from Kazakhstan (behind the ocean it is called Asian carp), has spread to the waterways of the New world with an incredible scale.

It all started with the fact that in 70-e years of the last century of American fishermen, not thinking about the consequences, brought a few specimens of silver carp and silver carp, which were caught in lake Balkhash to “imported” fish destroyed the excess of algae in the Illinois river. As a result of voracious migrant not only coped with the task set before him, but began to seize new territory, harassing the local fish. Now before American experts had a new goal — to prevent the spread of Asian (silver) carp in the Great lakes.

Interestingly, the number of carp in our area, as a rule, regulates the pike, not allowing him to multiply excessively. But in the rivers Illinois and Mississippi Continue reading

Amazing places – the devil’s Garden

In Croatia there is a unique national Park Plitvice lakes (Horw. Plitvička jezera). Thousands of tourists from all over the world flock here to overjoyed to merge with the Paradise nature. And it’s hard to believe that once this place was called “devil’s garden”.

The famous lakes are located halfway between Zagreb, the capital of the state, to the Adriatic coast, along which, and found shelter Croatia.

For the first time about the Plitvice lakes is mentioned in the 16th century. But then people were not up to the beauty of the Balkan peoples were constantly at war with the Ottoman Empire trying to assert their independence. It was at that time this dangerous edge was called “devil’s garden”.

In 1777 these places acquire an official name – “Plitvice lakes”, which was written by the priest of Otočac Dominique Vukasovich.

Gradually the word spreads about the extraordinary beauty of the Plitvice lakes. Already in 1891, from the city of Karlovac was built the road to the lakes, and by 1894 the number of tourists visiting these meta exceeded tens of thousands.

In 1893 was established the society for the protection of the Plitvice lakes, whose task was to preserve the natural splendor of this place and attract tourists from all over the world.

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