in Novomoskovsk. Not only industrial enterprises but also transport pollute the
Experts: What is the situation with water pollution in Tula region like?
P: Water is polluted by industrial enterprises of Chemical, fuel, machine-building
industries and electric power stations. The biggest enterprise of fuel industry is in
Kireyevsk district. The most famous machine-building plants are in Tula, Donskoy,
Uzlovaya, Venyov, Kimovsk and Kireyevsk. The second place in water pollution
take housing and commmunal services and the third place belongs to agriculture.
Experts: What are the most polluted rivers in Tula region?
P: There are many beautiful rivers in Tula region. They are the Oka, the Upa, the
Krasivaya Mecha, the Don, the Osyotr. Almost all the rivers in our region in the
parts near big towns and industrial enterprises are polluted.
Experts: What is the wildlife in Tula region like?
P: Many years ago our forests were full of animals and birds. Rivers were full of
fish. Now the situation is quite different. Such animals as bears, wolves, wild
boars, deer, beavers, squirrels have almost disappeared in our region. People
hunted big animals for meat or for fun. They killed beavers and squirrels for
beautiful fur. Sixteen birds of our region are put down into the Red Book of Russia,
for example, Brant-goose and wood pecker. Brand-goose flies into our region
from Yamal. It makes a nest on the ground from different plants. The bird nests
only in our country. Wood peckers live in mixed forests of our region. The wood
pecker eats insects. This bird is a doctor of forests.
People try to take care of animals in our region. The don’t hunt, give them, give
them feed in the forests, organize nature preserves, for example, a nature preserve
for preserve for beavers in the South of the region.
Experts: Thank you for the information.
V. Работа на листе с заданиями.
Match the parts of the sentence and say what we can do to save the environment
(Activity Sheet task 2).
T: Now lets discuss what we can do to protect the environment. The task in the
activity sheet will help you.