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In the Kara sea there is an island in the form of an anteater. Its territory is densely filled with fragments of machine parts and rusty barrels of fuel, which remained after the first wave of development of the Arctic territories of 1960-1970. Vilkitsky island was the next point on the map a great journey, and turned into a dump when supplied by the state objectives were met. The organization "Green Arctic" for the second year conducts expeditions to clean up the island of debris with the participation of volunteers from different countries.

In the next three days in the Moscow region can drop out to a half the monthly rainfall. And in weather forecasts for the next two weeks there is no sunny day any more. For a while will be able to change situation unless planes which will disperse over Moscow clouds before a carnival of the World festival of youth.

Employees of the Central Military District (CIC) have begun to eliminate the consequences of environmental damage in the Arctic zone. On this RIA Novosti said the commander of the troops of the district, Colonel-General Vladimir Zarudnitsky.

It is supposed that at preservation of modern rates of thawing of underwater permafrost there can be a strong emission of methane.

Victoria Island can become a part of national park "Russian Arctic" in 2017, reports the Arctic.ru portal.