PRESENTATION BIENVENUE DE DOCUMENTS INSTRUCTIFS, A L'HEURE DES TERRIBLES MENACES QUI PESENT SUR LA SHILKA : UN LIVRE SUR LA ZONE PROTEGEE RUSSO MONGOLO CHINOISE, UN LIVRET SUR LE LAC KHANKA (A CHEVAL SUR CHINE ET RUSSIE). Source : WWF Russie, ce jour.
La première abrite les plus grands saumons au monde ; le film Dersou Ouzala, de Akira Kurosawa 1984, tiré du livre de Vladimir Arseniev, fut tourné sur les
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Presentation of the book "The projected cross-border specially protected natural area" Sources of Cupid "and the booklet" The Russian-Chinese nature reserve "Lake Khanka," published with support from WWF, held in Chita and Vladivostok.
"Cupid - not only the great river ecosystem, but also one of the three largest rivers in the world, still unregulated in the main channel. Cupid - transboundary basin. The successful cooperation between Russia, China and Mongolia in the conservation of protected areas allows us to hope that we will be able to maintain high biological diversity for our children "- says the new edition, Svetlana Titova, PA Coordinator of WWF Russia Amur branch.
Where the great Amur River is born? The origins of the Amur River begin in Khentei mountainous country. The famous Onon River originates from Khan Khentei Reserve in Mongolia, and its principal tributaries - the territory Sohondinskogo reserve in Russia. They fall into the Onon already in the Mongolian National Park "Onon-Baldzh", which was then Onon turns to Russia. Here, under a mountain Sokhondo, formed the largest pool, the other component of the Amur - Ingoda River. Further, in the Trans-Baikal region merges with the Onon Ingoda Shilka and forms, which, mingling with the Argun, Amur forms.
Thus, there is a joint border area, where the generated sources of the Amur, owned by the two states. And the best part of the basin is under the protection of specially protected areas (PAs) in Mongolia, and Russia.
Because of its uniqueness, this site is quite vulnerable, so the idea of creating cross-border protected areas "Sources of Cupid," which will bring together the Russian Reserve "Sohondinsky 'and Reserve "Mountain steppe" with the Mongolian reserve "Khan Khentei" and a national park "Onon-Baldzh." This will provide comprehensive protection of ecosystems of the Upper Amur region and will enable the joint study of the region.
Health, even the largest river depends on the small rivers, which originate from its origins. The two countries are negotiating on that river basins, giving rise to the Amur, to be commanded. They must be saved from deforestation, fires, mining of placer gold and the construction of hydropower plants. Then the people living downstream for more than 4 thousand kilometers, will be drinking clean water, to farm in the valley and live comfortably. And the 120 species of fish inhabiting the river, and 400-m bird species of the Amur basin will not have to fight for survival.
The book is about a proposed transboundary protected area is equipped with a large number of maps and charts that tell about the current state of flora and fauna of the Upper Amur, illustrated by beautiful photographs. Complements the information film "Sources of Cupid" shot studio "The Call of the taiga" commissioned by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
And in the south-west Primorye Khanka lowland stretches in the center of which sparkles with blue pearl Lake Khanka. River flows from Lake Sungacha, it flows into the Ussuri River, which is a right-bank tributary of the Amur. "Lake Khanka" - cross-border nature reserve, which combined in 1996 Khanka Nature Reserve on the Russian side and the Reserve "Shinkai-hoo" from China. Wetlands of Lake Khanka Ramsar given the status of their unique natural environment. It noted 352 species of birds, of which 49 included in the Red Book of Russia, and 46 species - the Red Book of China. The new booklet "Russian-Chinese Nature Reserve "Lake Khanka" tells about the interaction of cross-border protected area specialists, achievements and problems. "Lake Khanka," shot to the 20th anniversary of the Khanka Nature Reserve, introduces the inhabitants of the lake and its surroundings, that swim, run, fly, and are delighted the audience an amazing mosaic of nature.