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Технология приготовления шампанского

Технология приготовления шампанского

Технология приготовления  шампанского состоит из двух стадий: приготовление шампанского виноматериала и его шампанизации. Шампанские виноматериалы готовят из специальных сортов винограда, которые при сахаристости 17-19%, обладают повышенной титруемой кислотностью, в пределах 8-11 г/л. Особенностью ее является прессование винограда целыми гроздьями и отбор первых фракций сусла (не более 50 дал из 1 т винограда). В настоящее время существует два […]

New research links individual animal behavior with social spacing

New research links individual animal behavior with social spacing

The joint study by Luca Giuggioli and Jonathan Potts from the University of Bristol, and Daniel Rubenstein and Simon Levin from Princeton University shows that animals deposit marks wherever they go to show their presence, and retreat from marks left by a member of the same species more quickly if the encountered mark is recent. […]

New technique helps biologists save the world’s threatened seagrass meadows

New technique helps biologists save the world’s threatened seagrass meadows

Seagrass meadows, such as eelgrass or Halophila, grow along most of the world’s coasts where they provide important habitats for a wide variety of life forms. However in many places seagrass meadows have been lost or seriously diminished and in their effort to reestablish the meadows biologists can now benefit from a new technique that […]

Eilat’s corals stand better chance of resilience than other sites

Eilat’s corals stand better chance of resilience than  other sites

Israel’s southern Red Sea resort of Eilat, one of whose prime attractions is its colorful and multi-shaped underwater coral reefs, may have a clear advantage in the future over rival coral-viewing sites around the world, scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Bar-Ilan University have found. Coral reefs, earth’s richest and most diverse ecosystem, […]

Тысячи румын протестуют против планов добычи золота канадской компанией

Тысячи румын протестуют против планов добычи золота канадской компанией

В минувшее воскресенье в Румынии тысячи людей вышли на демонстрации против планов канадской фирмы Gabriel Resources по открытию крупнейшего золотого рудника в Европе, в коммуне Rosia Montana, которая расположена в самом сердце Трансильвании. Кампания против планов добычи золота в этом районе стала одной из самых крупных и продолжительных в посткоммунистической Румынии за последние 20 лет. […]

Presedintele ecuadorian lanseaza campania “Mana murdara a Chevron”

Presedintele ecuadorian lanseaza campania “Mana murdara a Chevron”

Presedintele ecuadorian lanseaza campania “Mana murdara a Chevron” Intre 1964 si 1990, compania Texaco a extras petrol din padurile amazoniene din Ecuador, timp in care a deversat in zona circa 18,5 milioane de galoane de deseuri toxice. In 2011, o curte de justitie ecuadoriana a decis ca Chevron, care cumparase Texaco in 2011, trebuie sa […]

Complex relationship between phosphorus levels, nitrogen removal in lakes

Complex relationship between phosphorus levels, nitrogen removal in lakes

In the land of 10,000 lakes, one lake has been the starting place for research with implications for big lakes around the world. According to a study published online this week in Science, University of Minnesota researchers, building from studies of nitrogen levels in Lake Superior, uncovered a good news/bad news scenario for lake health […]

More than 500 million people might face increasing water scarcity

More than 500 million people might face increasing water scarcity

Both freshwater availability for many millions of people and the stability of ecosystems such as the Siberian tundra or Indian grasslands are put at risk by climate change. Even if global warming is limited to two degrees above pre-industrial levels, 500 million people could be subject to increased water scarcity — while this number would […]

Wetland restoration in the northern Everglades: Watershed potential and nutrient legacies

Wetland restoration in the northern Everglades: Watershed potential and nutrient legacies

To most people, restoration of Florida’s Everglades means recovering and protecting the wetlands of south Florida, including Everglades National Park. But what many don’t realize is how intimately the fortunes of the southern Everglades are tied to central Florida’s Lake Okeechobee and lands even further north. «The Everglades at the southern tip of Florida — […]

Wildlife face ‘Armageddon’ as forests shrink

Wildlife face ‘Armageddon’ as forests shrink

Species living in rainforest fragments could be far more likely to disappear than was previously thought, says an international team of scientists. In a study spanning two decades, the researchers witnessed the near-complete extinction of native small mammals on forest islands created by a large hydroelectric reservoir in Thailand. «It was like ecological Armageddon,» said […]

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