Legends of the inhabitants of the sea

Under waterA ¬†multi-colored creature: the head, hands and feet – purple and the skin, Draped like a cloak – gray and phosphorescent – described the underwater inhabitant in a science fiction story, “In the depths” noted Wells. If the writer in this small work just gave free rein to his imagination, the Japanese fishermen are quite sure that in the coastal waters of Japan live humanoid amphibians. Call them kappa, and on the back of their shell, like a turtle.

¬†Not only in Japan, can talk about the mysterious underwater inhabitants, the mention of them be found in the myths of many peoples of the world. On clay tablets of ancient Sumer, for example, are mentioned race poluryba half people that live in the waters of the Persian Gulf. Continue reading “Legends of the inhabitants of the sea”

The most of mysterious sea on the planet

sea mysteryBlue sea as of far-away, it seemed hostile to humans and dangerous environment. As on land, there is in it, and their abnormal zones. On land, it is, and their anomalous zones. In addition to all the long and well-known Bermuda Triangle and the Mariana Trench.

All the oceans of the world found a lot of places with strange and mysterious natural properties, sometimes fatal to all life … Continue reading “The most of mysterious sea on the planet”

The Dead Sea will vanish in 50 years

Sea63-year-old biologist Vladimir Tikhomirov, confirms that the level of the Dead Sea with decreasing every year.

“In the spring the level fell by 11 centimeters. And by the end of the year decreased by almost 1.5 meters. This is because the last 30 years in the Middle East consume more water. And yet – constantly building new factories where they make mineral cosmetics and drugs pumped salt water. During this time, the sea has lost about 14 cubic kilometers of water. If the sea will be further curtailed, after 50 years could disappear. ”
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Discovered underground sea

underground seaGeologists have exposed a enormous underwater lake in Namibia, which could have a major impact on the development of one of the majority arid regions of Africa.

It is estimated that the pond can provide water to the north of the country for 400 years.

Currently, agriculture in the region is limited to areas adjacent to rivers, but the researchers believe that the new source can change the region’s agriculture.
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Sea level will rise, still if we cut emission

Sea levelsPlummeting emissions of greenhouse gases will lead to the fact that global temperatures and sea levels stop rising. Is not it?

Not exactly. Modeling conducted by the staff of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (USA) showed that, although the reduction in emissions can stabilize the global temperature, sea level rise would continue for centuries.
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The bottom of the sea found an ancient sarcophagus

sarcophagusMediterranean Sea near the ancient city Dzhustiniano Napoli, which is located in the village of the province Okurcalar Alanya (Turkey), the sarcophagus was found with figures of Eros and Medusa.
Sarcophagus treat II or III century BC, transmit Crimean news.

20 days ago from diver Okurdzhy Hakan Gyulech during a dive to the bottom of the sea discovered the sarcophagus, covered with sand and stones.
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Baltic Sea found a mysterious object

objectIn Baltic Sea object is shown on the screen sonar last year, continues to confuse the Swedish treasure hunters, who are immersed in this place.

Team X Team is looking for is usually historical items and bottles of vintage wines in locations of shipwrecks, but this time they decided to explore the unusual object, like a UFO.

The facility is located at a depth of approximately 85 meters (280 feet) in the Baltic Sea between Sweden and Finland, the diameter of the object about 60 meters (195 feet).
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Moscow will fall into an underground sea

underground seaThe global financial crisis and even World War III. Russian authorities are aware of this danger, but they hide it from the residents of Moscow. Many people know about the so-called “Moscow underground sea.”

Its existence was made by Academician Gubkin, who exploration to detect oil directly under Moscow and its suburbs. Instead of oil, Academician Gubkin found a huge water tank, suggesting that this part of the sea, which once covered the Central Plain.
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Antarctic ice found pool size of a small country

Scientists in Antarctica have discovered an ancient sea bottom at a depth of two kilometers, and if the ice shelves, “holding up” lying on the ice it will start to melt quickly, a huge layer of ice could slide into the ocean and raise the water level, according to an article published in the journal Nature Geo-science.
Results of the study were obtained on the basis of the joint work of experts from the British National Center for Antarctic Studies (BAS), University of Aberdeen, Exeter and York. British polar explorers have made with the help of radar ice-map to little known part of the mainland adjacent to the Weddell Sea (West Antarctica) and found that there is hidden pool size of a small country in Europe (an area of about 20,000 square kilometers). Its depth in some places up to two kilometers.
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Greenland glacier may slip into the sea

 glacierUniversity of Colorado at Boulder reported that, like the melting snow, sliding from the rooftops, the icy shell of Greenland may move closer to the ocean, driven by the water that collects in lakes directly on the surface of the ice.

If this happens, the consequences for the inhabitants of coastal areas will be staggering, because such a move sure to cause a rise in water level in the ocean.
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