Prepared by a team of Russian and Mongolian scientists the monograph introduces the reader to a unique representative of the world fauna – wild Bactrian camel (Hautacam), living in the desert regions of Central Asia. He is listed in the international Red list of IUCN, where identified as being in critical danger (Critically Endangered), and also in Appendix I of CITES.
This monograph summarizes the preliminary result of long-term studies of wild camels, conducted by scientists from different countries, starting with N. M. Przhevalsky. Based on existing literature and results of own field studies in the deserts of Mongolia, the authors made a successful attempt systematic presentation of the accumulated world science materials.
The book consists of three chapters, whose subject-matter made in its subtitle. Giving in the introduction a brief overview of the history Continue reading
Goguryeo gave us a magnificent wall paintings in the burial chambers of stone, discovered in South Manchuria – in Tango where to 427 G. was the capital, as well as the frescoes of a later period near Pyongyang.
The painting was applied on the primer or straw with clay or directly on the granite surface of the walls. First applied the black outline, then the drawing surface was painted. The paints contained lead oxide and the adhesive. The black outline was worked again. Close to Tongo in “the Mound with 3 cameras” are clearly visible frescoes of the early period (fourth — first half of V century).
In the passage on the walls depicted a scene of a siege and a wooden pavilion with the couple — the owners of this tomb. In suitable places it is possible to see the architectural elements of ceremonial buildings. In the first chamber can easily see the image of the procession and hunting heroes. In the second chamber (main) on the surface of the walls painted four figures of mythical animals, which play the role of guardians: East blue dragon, West – white tiger, North – the snake entwined with a black turtle and in the South – the red bird.
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Headquarters intellectual property strategy of the Japanese government unveiled a plan to create “brand of Japan” (Japan brand) for export products of Japanese fashion and Japanese dishes of national cuisine.
Soon the headquarters will form working group to create “brand of Japan”, which will include leading designers, fashion designers and experts in the culinary field. They will develop an export trade mark, which should provide the same level of popularity abroad, Japanese fashion and Japanese food, what are Japanese movies, music and video games.
The government is also considering a plan for establishing a special prize of the Prime Minister “best chef Japan.”
In addition to academic experts, the working group will also include Hirohisa Koyama, the owner of the restaurant of national cuisine “Aoyagi”; Kiyomi Mikuni, chef and owner of Hotel de Mikuni; The Nobuyuki OTA, head of the fashion salon “Issa Miyake”; and fashion designer Yumiko Hara and designer Akira Minagawa.
Its first, preliminary report working group plans to make in February, after discussing all the possible ways of establishing export brand in product fashion and cooking.
Since the 1970s, in Japan, there is a lot of talented designers who have received international recognition, such as Issey Miyake and Yoji Yamamoto. Continue reading