Shrinking Arctic, Antarctica is growing

limatologi found quite the opposite reaction thick ice shells of the planet to changing climatic conditions. Observations show that reserves of ice in the Arctic is rapidly melting, while Antarctica is growing every year.

In the period from 1978 to 2010, the area of the Antarctic ice has increased by 18 869.4 km2. The main reason for this growth, scientists believe the constant increase size of the ozone hole and the thinning of the ozone layer. The thinner the layer, the less solar energy it absorbs. This cools the stratosphere and increases the growth of ice. The ozone layer

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In Samara again failed asphalt

After a short lull in Samara again failed asphalt.

Hole two feet in diameter appeared next to the State University in the street Academic Platonov and immediately began to cause local congestion. Drivers of long chosen this alley and use it when the Novo-Sadovaya cork. Fortunately, this time none of the motorists trapped missed. However, in order to prevent further collapse of the road surface, travel to the site is temporarily closed.

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Death of fish in the pond Penza

The cause of mass death of fish in the pond in the village, "Solar", most likely, it was lack of oxygen caused by the weather and water pollution.

Such preliminary conclusion experts of the Office of naturednymi resources. Last Friday, the staff MP "plant improvement of forest management" cleared a pond of dead fish.

The water samples were sent for analysis to the regional management № 59 FMBA of Russia. Opinion on their compliance with sanitary standards and requirements will be made soon.

Day will mark the first time the Yenisei in Siberia

The new holiday — Day of the Yenisei, which aims to draw attention to the importance of the river for the life of the region and the importance of its preservation for posterity, will mark the first time in Krasnoyarsk on Saturday, the government reported edge.

Yenisei River — one of the largest rivers in the world, occupying first place in the affluent in Russia is the deepest mouth and feeds Russia's largest hydropower plant — the Sayano-Shushenskaya. Yenisei has a length of almost 3.5 kilometers and passes through all the climatic zones of Siberia. The river flows in the

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Beaches of New York was closed because of the invasion of sharks

Vesthempton city beaches in the state of New York are closed because of sharks seen in coastal waters.

The appearance of the shark to the police eyewitnesses who noticed them in the water. Power, without hesitation, decided to ban swimming at local beaches. According to some reports, a total of six sharks.

One of the sharks even managed to photograph. An analysis of the photographs, biologists have suggested that swam in the surrounding waters, whale sharks — huge, but not dangerous to humans. Experts believe that the sea giants sailed to the beaches in search of plankton and small fish,

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Earthquake of magnitude 7.3 occurred in New Caledonia

Earthquake of magnitude 7.3 occurred on Thursday in New Caledonia — overseas department of France in the Pacific Ocean, according to RIA Novosti.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located at 291 km north-east of the administrative center of Noumea, New Caledonia. Hearth tremors occur at a depth of 33 kilometers.

No casualties, damage and the threat of a tsunami is not reported.

Intestinal infection from Europe made it to Egypt

According kp.ru, 32, a German citizen, came to rest in the southern part of Egypt, settled near popular among Russians in Hurghada. Here he and there are alarming symptoms, which lies on the European hospitals 2, 7000 people.

Experts fear — if the germ-killer spread to Egypt, it can lead to epidemics in the Middle East. This country resort, to put it mildly, does not differ proper sanitation.

Check that it is the most dangerous E. coli in German, there is no possibility. In Egypt special reagents opredelniya coli strain did not deliver. Doctors have nothing to

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CPS tightened control on the border with Ukraine over cholera

According to RIA Novosti, Rospotrebnadzor specialists in the Rostov region increased control at checkpoints from Ukraine to Russia in connection with the confirmation of four cases of cholera in the neighboring Donetsk region, told the head of the Rostov Rospotrebnadzor Mikhail Soloviev.

In Mariupol, Donetsk region in late May revealed four cases of cholera. According to the Ministry of Health, all of them, to varying degrees, are associated with the caught fish. The Ministry of Health says that cholera has the situation under control. Mariupol is situated 50 kilometers from the border of the Rostov Region.

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In Ukraine, discovered cholera

Mariupol, May 29. With suspected cholera in Ukraine 3 people hospitalized. The incident occurred in Mariupol. According to preliminary data, reported Russian news service, ill prepared and ate fish caught in the Sea of Azov. Directly cases are not related, according to the sanitary and epidemiological service of the Donetsk region.

Now the condition of patients is satisfactory. Experts of the local and regional health authorities, and immediately began sanepidsluzhby epidemic control measures, established operational headquarters for localization of the disease, RIA "Novosti".

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Thinning of the ozone layer leads to the extinction of amphibians on the planet

Back in the 1970s, scientists have noticed the rapid population decline of amphibians on the planet. Then, about two thousand species of animals (about 30% of all amphibian species) were in the Red Book, as a species threatened with extinction. For 40 years, scientists from around the world have studied this phenomenon, called the "Global amphibian extinction," but only now experts closer to unraveling it …

It turned out that for 70 years of the last century had a thinning of the ozone layer of the planet caused by the rapid development of industrial activities of mankind. Thus, most scientists

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