Sergei Shoigu, Governor of Moscow Oblast, told the President of the Russian Geographical Society (RGO) that the Moscow Oblast government would approve a plan next week to mobilise resources to address a bark beetle infestation in the area’s forests.
2 October 2012
The Gonepteryx Butterflies Woke Up!
The press service of the Bryansk Forest Nature Reserve reported that warm winter temperatures and heavy precipitation in the Bryansk forests precipitated a premature awakening of Gonepteryx (Brimstone) butterflies; they usually hibernate until early spring.
18 January 2012