Scientists call for greater control of the wastewater at Baikal

Scientists propose a system of monitoring of groundwater in the Baikal natural territory in connection with the active building of hotels and camp sites the lake, according to the report on the state of the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources of Lake Baikal in 2011.

"There is a growing tourist load and especially the development of recreational facilities of the coastal zone of Lake Baikal. Preparation required target program for monitoring network, auditing, and recovery observations of closed areas, especially in the north of Lake Baikal (Severobaikalsk Nizhneangarsk, Cold)", — the report says.

According to scientists, uncontrolled sewage new buildings

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Endangered whales gather off the coast of Cape Cod in record numbers

April 21. People who watch the whales, is not required to leave the land to enjoy the amazing spectacle. A record number of extremely rare, endangered North Atlantic right whales gathered at beaches Provincetown (Provincetown) and Truro (Truro) and, as expected, the animals will stay here for another week, said Charles "Stormy" Mayo, senior scientist at the Center for Coastal Studies Provincetown.

During Tuesday aerorazvedki scientists counted more than 100 individuals. It is estimated that the area could be up to 200 animals, representing nearly half of the known population of North Atlantic right whales. In some

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In Kashmir intensified attacks colds

In the area of Kashmir under the control of India, greatly increased and strengthened the cold frost. Icy winds blowing from the north, led to a decrease in temperature to zero and below. Record night temperature in Srinagar was -4,9 ° C in Leh air cooled to -14,2 ° C, and in Kargil was colder still at 2.2 degrees. Weather will remain so dry and cold for about two days.

In the town of Drass, recognized as the second coldest populated place in the world, the temperature dropped to -27 ° C. All the rivers and lakes of the

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in the north-west China

MOSCOW, November 2 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in Gansu Province in northwest China, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter of the earthquake that struck Tuesday to 17.18 UTC (20.18 MSK), located at 148 kilometers west of the city of Tianshui. The earthquake lies at a depth of 17 kilometers. No casualties or damage were reported. In May 2008, in Gansu province, which borders Sichuan earthquake with magnitude 8.0, which killed nearly 90,000 people, 370,000 injured, left homeless 5 million inhabitants. After the main quake was followed by more than 10,000 aftershocks.

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African swine fever virus is found in the Yaroslavl region

Experts examined the body of a wild boar found in Uglich, Yaroslavl region, and found it a virus of African swine fever (ASF), said regional government Rosselkhoznadzor.

Hog carcass was found Friday evening in hunting estate Prilutskaya Uglich.

"As a result of laboratory tests positive result of the African swine fever," — said the agency.

On Saturday, an extraordinary meeting of the regional headquarters of anti. "The immediate objectives to localize and eliminate the source of the disease. According to the current legislation the governor of Yaroslavl region directed presentation on the need for restrictive measures", — informs Rosselkhoznadzor.

As

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A storm with thunder and hail in Belgium

Storm and hail in different places in Belgium damaged province Oost-Vlaanderen.

In the city and Maldegem Lembeke verandas and windows were damaged by large hail balls. In Assenede was mostly flood. In Kaprijke lightning.

The witnesses also claimed that they had seen from the sky fell 2 euros

Catastrophe appointed guardians of the keys to the Internet

In a world defined by seven keepers "keys" of the Internet. Task keepers — reboot the global network in the event of disaster.

In Europe, responsible for the "key" named Paul Cain, who lives in the English Bradford-on-Avon and working at the University of Bath.

In the event of a threat to the Internet, such as after the terrorist attack, natural disaster, etc., Paul Cain, along with other holders of the keys to arrive at a secret location in the U.S.. To reboot the global network, you will need the presence of at least five keepers.

This is provided

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Near the solar system discovered objects of unknown origin

In the neighborhood of the solar system discovered several objects of unknown origin — the sources of cosmic rays, which are "fired" our planet protons, alpha particles and nuclei of heavier elements, says the Russian-Italian project "Pamela" in an article published in the journal Science. The "Pamela" (PAMELA — Payload for Antimatter Matter Exploration and Light-nuclei Astrophysics, "scientific instruments to search for antimatter and the study of light nuclei Astrophysics") was launched in June 2006, when on board the Russian satellite "Resource-DK1" designed to photographing the Earth, in orbit went cpektrometr PAMELA, which is capable of detecting cosmic particles and

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In Soledari hit fifteen hundred cubic meters of soil

Only in the last day on account vodokanalschikov 32 gust in Artemovsk, three — in the villages of the district and two — in Soledari. Because of one of them even had to close the tube with a pressure of 11 atmospheres, the company owned Knauf.

The originator of the slope collapse, which is only six meters from the road, was a local "Artemovskvodokanal", which is now preparing the termination of the concession agreement. That is the hidden impulses to sewage pumping station spoofing ground, which led to the accident, fortunately, cost no casualties.

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More monthly rainfall fell in a day in some areas of the Central Federal District

Heavy snowfall in the past days have been in the central regions of European Russia, in some areas had more monthly rainfall, according to the Russian Hydrometeorological Center.

"Passage on the eve of Monday of atmospheric fronts vast Atlantic cyclone in the center of European Russia was accompanied by snow, which became one of the strongest this winter," — said in a statement.

The most snow was in the Yaroslavl region, where 31 millimeters of rain fell — more than the monthly norm. In the Kaluga region fell to 14 millimeters in Tula — up to 18 millimeters in Ivanovo

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