In southern Kazakhstan magnitude earthquake 3.1 points

Earthquake of magnitude 3.1 occurred on Monday in southern Kazakhstan, the data on injuries or damage, according to the website of the European Seismological Center.

According to the center, tremors have been recorded in 08.41 local time.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located 39 km south-east of Taldykorgan (the administrative center of Almaty region) and 5 kilometers west of the town of Tekeli.

Weather forecast for Ukraine on Sunday, January 9

Weather forecast for Ukraine on Sunday, January 9

January 9, in Kiev, cloudy, rain with sleet, and ice fog in places, and southeastern wind of 5-10 m / s. The temperature at night -1 … +1 C at night, +1 … +3 C.

Told Weather Center.

In western Ukraine, cloudy weather, rain with sleet, and ice fog in places, and southeastern wind of 5-10 m / s. Temperature will stand at +1 … +4 C at night -1 … +4 degrees.

In the Carpathians, light rain with sleet, the temperature at night and during the day +2 …

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Cuba dives

Water comes, rather, up.

Cuban scientists have calculated that after 100 years under water may be several coastal towns of the island state. Even the country's capital — Havana …

Source: Channel PIC

Participants of the Forum adopted the Charter of snow snowy areas

The World Forum of snow on Thursday adopted the Charter for the forum, which defined the main principles of the snowy areas of the planet, including the priority of environmental, social partnership and practicality.

"With the world's fresh water, timber, oil, gas, ores, snowy area give the world a development perspective. Before us all is the most important task of forming a prudent use of resources snowy areas to meet the needs of the present generation does not prejudice the quality of life of future generations" — said in the text of the Charter.

The main principles of the Charter:

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Now, for no apparent reason began to die and bumblebees

Not only do birds fall down from the sky and fish washed ashore … now still have to contend with the disappearance of bumblebees. Reduction of some species of American bumblebees in the last 20 years has reached 96 percent of the population.

The United States is home to fifty species of bees, and researchers from the University of Illinois inspected eight kinds of them. They found that half of the population surveyed, the total number of species was reduced by 96 percent, and they now account for only 13 percent of their normal habitat. The death of bees may

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In Europe, the continuing epidemic of intestinal infection

The marine life will die of hunger, people suffocate

Scientists are concerned about the state of phytoplankton — tiny algae, which, despite its microscopic size, are in fact the basis of life, not only at sea, but on the whole earth. Plankton, which produces half of the oxygen on Earth, and is food for many animal species could disappear, and this will lead to disastrous consequences.

It was found that the middle of last century, the total amount of plankton in the oceans has decreased by 40 percent. The whole point of rising temperatures, which makes it difficult food algae.

Without plankton marine mammals, birds, fish, and many

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Plume of steam and gas from Kamchatka volcano Tolbachik stretches for 50 km

Steam-gas emissions in the Kamchatka volcano Flat Tolbachik continue, steam plume length with gas up to 50 kilometers, according to EMERCOM in Kamchatka region.

The volcano began erupting on 27 November. In the area of the southern slope during helicopter overflights volcanologists found two fractured breakthrough emission of lava. Roar from the eruption Tolbachik in the first days of the eruption could hear the residents of nearby villages. The lava flow from the top break was more than six kilometers from the bottom — 13.6 kilometers. Periodically over Tolbachik ash column rises.

"Day on 13 December, there was a volcano

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The birds could have died in the Orenburg region of dumping chemicals in the factory

Mass death of birds around the reservoir in slurry pits of "South-Ural cryolite plant" in Kuvandyk (Orenburg region) could have come from a chemical release agent, said Wednesday at the Office of Rosselkhoznadzor for Orenburg region.

In the area of slurry pits November 5 along the shoreline of the reservoir were found dead 168 white-fronted geese, nine swans and one duck. Experts during the inspection of the water samples and carcasses of dead birds to determine the cause of mass death, and revealed a large concentration of industrial waste all around the southern and eastern parts of slurry pits.

"According

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To Australia hit a powerful storm

On the east coast of Australia hit a violent storm. Brunt of the disaster came in the most populous state of the continent — New South Wales (near Sydney, Illawarra and Hunter). As the representative of the Bureau of Meteorology today Steven Smash, the speed of wind gusts exceeding 100 km per hour. Per night dropped about 50 mm of rain. In the next few days the weather deteriorates, forecasters predict. According to a police spokesman Neil Patchett, there are reports of massive rupture lines from fallen trees. Services to help with rescue asked dozens of people, according to

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