The crew of one of the world’s most powerful nuclear-powered ships was replaced by a bear 14:40

The crew of the Russian nuclear icebreaker Ural decided to give way to the polar bear. This has been reported telegram channel “Atomflot”.

According to the channel, the animal rushed in front of the ship and refused to move away from its course, despite signals from the Ural sailors. The icebreaker continued to move along its route only after the predator moved to another piece of ice.

“Ural” is one of the two most powerful icebreakers in the world, its power is 60 MW and its total displacement exceeds 33 thousand tons.

In February, representatives of Rosneft, the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation and the Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution presented At the Russian exhibition a new three-year Rosneft program for the research and conservation of bioindicator species of Arctic ecosystems. According to the company’s press service, the research will take place in the north of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.

American scientists from the University of Colorado in Boulder in March I learnedIn the next few years, the Arctic may experience summer days when the sea will be almost ice-free. So the polar region will turn from white to blue. The study was published in the scientific journal Nature Reviews Earth & Environment (NREE).

Experts’ findings suggest the Arctic’s first ice-free day could come more than 10 years earlier than previous predictions. An ice-free season does not mean the complete absence of ice.

Previous scientists warned About carcinogenic radon emissions from melting permafrost in the Arctic.

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Source: Gazeta

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