Nature Archive

  • Chernobyl wildlife at trap camera sight

    Chernobyl wildlife at trap camera sight

    Once got in astonishment from the trail cameras results, it is hardly possible to avoid the wish to repeat these emotions more and more. This passion is like narcomania, and poignant waiting is treated only by new pictures and new cameras. Though pure scientific interest was in the beginning, it is easy to lose the [...]

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  • The trail camera in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    The trail camera in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    Over 6 years American scientists together with International Radioecology Laboratory (Slavutych, Ukraine) collected a lot of amazing shots: elk (European moos), red deer, roe deer, wild boar, fox, hare, badger, Przevalsky horse, raccoon dog, beaver, otter, polecat, hedgehog and some birds got into the frames. That time we used to apply white flash cameras. Recently I got a new digital infra-red system, it significantly widens abilities of wildlife researchers: to record new species or new their habitats, to get relative estimation of the critters population, to reveal their preferences or seasonal behavior, etc. etc.

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  • Photos of Reptile, Insect, Amphibia in Chernobyl zone

    Photos of Reptile, Insect, Amphibia in Chernobyl zone

    Photo collection of reptile, amphibian shot in the territory of Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

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  • Bats in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    Bats in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    Photo of bats by S.Gaschak, S.Paskevych, E.Samilov, E.Alfimov which was find on the territory of Chernobyl zone. Nyctalus leisleri Plecotus auritus Pipistrellus pygmaeus Pipistrellus kuhlii Pipistrellus nathusii Myotis dasycneme Myotis daubentonii Pipistrellus pipistrellus Nyctalus noctula Eptesicus serotinus Нравится Tweet   ul.nostyle, ul.nostyle li{ list-style:none; background:none; } ul.nostyle li { height:20px; padding:5px; margin:0; float:left; display:block; } ul.nostyle li div table { margin:0; padding:0; }

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  • Red Forest: Liquidation

    Red Forest: Liquidation

    It is already the second material of chornobyl.in.ua site which is prepared on unique photos which have been captured by direct participants of liquidation of ChNPP accident consequences. In my opinion, it is impossible to overestimate documentary importance of the usual black-and-white photos showing “everyday life” of works spent in 1986 in epicenter of radiating [...]

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  • Current state of the Red Forest

    Current state of the Red Forest

    A photo essay on the current state of the exclusion zone natural biocenosis, which has undergone the maximum radiation effect in 1986 due to the accumulation of fatal doses of radiation. In effect, this zone is known as the «Red forest». The page contains a large number of illustrative materials (pictures), demonstrating the representatives of flora [...]

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  • Red Forest in Chernobyl Zone

    Red Forest in Chernobyl Zone

    As a result of the Chernobyl accident, tens of thousands of hectares of forests have experienced massive radioactive contamination, located in the immediate vicinity of the Chernobyl NPP and stretching approximately two kilometers west of the station. These were mainly single-crop plantings of Scotch pine (Pinus silvestris). Signs of radioactive mutation of conifers are already [...]

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  • Flora of Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    Flora of Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    Description of type vegetative ecosystem on the territory of Exclusion zone

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  • Pripyat river on the territory of exclusion zone

    Pripyat river on the territory of exclusion zone

    Hydrological Characteristics of Pripyat river The Pripyat river is considered to be a main water –way (right inflow of the Dnieper river). The Pripyat river is the most large water body which passes through the ChNPP Exclusion Zone from the North-West to South-East and flows into Kiev reservoir. Нравится Tweet   ul.nostyle, ul.nostyle li{ list-style:none; background:none; } ul.nostyle li { height:20px; padding:5px; margin:0; float:left; display:block; } ul.nostyle li div table { margin:0; padding:0; }

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  • Red deer (Cervus elaphus) in Chernobyl zone

    Red deer (Cervus elaphus) in Chernobyl zone

    In the middle of last century the red deer was introduced into hunting preserves of the Chernobyl region and adjacent territories. At present, red deer can be found virtually anywhere in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

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