Oil spill near the southern coast of Italy

According to local media reports, August 16, 2012 about 2 tons of oil fell into the sea from a ship near the southern Italian city of Taranto. In the sea of oil formed the band in a few tens of meters. Ship with a Turkish flag was moored in the port of Taranto to load waste. For its part, the Coast Guard identified the strip oil booms, and then launched an operation to clean oil spill.

Wastes that were placed on the ship were given the largest steel plant in Italy. The last few weeks in the media discussion

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Scientists have learned how to make fuel with solar

U.S. and New Zealand scientists have presented a prototype of a device that allows by means of the sun, water, carbon dioxide and rare earth cerium actions produce usable hydrogen as fuel.

Experimental device splits carbon dioxide or water into hydrogen and carbon monoxide, said Neil Baudler — BBC science correspondent for the BBC.

The reaction involved the solar radiation and the metal cerium oxide — one of the most common rare earth metals.

In general, the principle of operation resembles a chemical reaction inside the plant, but researchers say that similarity is only in the source material — the

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Murmansk residents celebrate the end of the polar night

Polar night, which lasted 40 days at a latitude of Murmansk, ends on Friday, activists celebrate this event on an event called "First Dawn".

According to the regional meteorologist, Sunrise is expected to 13.39 MSK, daylight lasts 34 minutes.

Murmansk residents greeted the sunrise traditional event called "First Dawn". Activists went on a hill south of the city, which is informally called the "Sun Hill", where they intend to observe the appearance of light on the horizon.

Action "first dawn" this year held for the seventh time. Last year, the event was attended by about 70 North. Typically, this action

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Air Gorno-Altai after the transfer of gas boiler was three times cleaner

Convert to gas coal boiler Gorno-Altai cleared the air capital of the Republic of Altai is three times as compared with 1990, according to the website of the government of the region.

Translation boilers to natural gas in the capital of the Altai Republic began in 2008. According to director of state research institutions in the region, "Altai Regional Institute" Ecology "Yuri Robertus, due to this level of dust in the atmosphere Gorno-Altai decreased on average by three times compared to the testimony of the 1990s.

"This is evidenced by reduction of background (from 60 to 25 kilograms km2/sutki) and

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Loss of fish and other marine animals in the Israeli coast

Last week, the beach "Poleg" in Netanya waves tossed the carcass of a dead dolphin. In this week nachel sea ashore Netanya many dead fish.

Area of detection of dead fish on the shore of Netanya closed to public access by the police. Ministry of Health experts are investigating the incident, trying to find the cause of the death of marine life off the coast of Netanya.

Latvia will soon be joining the euro

Latvian authorities reported that in 2014 adopt the euro. Document of this content today signed President Andris Berzins.

I must say that, after the country's official start walking the single European currency, now operating in the country currency — lats, will be valid for only two weeks. And thus, the surrender will always be given in euros only. An official of the euro in the country will begin the first of January 2014. A Latvian ATMs will issue the first of January only euros.

However, the authorities in order to get people used to the euro in six months

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Snowfall paralyzed the highway Belgium

Belgian drivers have to learn the skills of winter driving. On the country hit a heavy snowfall.

Per night in many areas has dropped more than 15 inches of precipitation, TV channel "Russia 24". Roads instantly formed many kilometers of traffic jams. Some drivers could not pull away three or four hours. As an example, on one of the tracks, where the roadway blocked hundred trucks. Heavy machinery could not climb the hill on a slippery road.

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The Germans set a record for the production of solar energy

The world record for the production of alternative energy delivered in Germany. Solar power plants of the country reached the level of power generation, which is comparable with the results of the full power of 20 nuclear power plants, according to the Institute of the renewable energy industry (Institute of the Renewable Energy Industry — IWR).

Writes "Rosbalt" Meters in the afternoon on May 25 and May 26 — that the German solar power stations produce 22 gigawatt-hours of electricity, equivalent to the amount of energy which is produced during the same time period 20 nuclear power plants operating at

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First Transbaikalia shelter for homeless animals opens in 2013

Governor of Transbaikalia commissioned during 2013 in Chita open the region's first shelter for homeless animals, especially dogs, the institution will not only accept animals, but also to provide services on their training, sale, euthanasia and cremation, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, a representative administration of the head region.

"Despite the fact that the problem of homeless animals — is the authority of the municipality, the Governor Ravil Geniatulin promised to help in this matter. Today (Thursday), he met with members of the initiative group for the construction of the shelter, which was attended by representatives of the Government and

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The earthquake occurred in the south of New Zealand

In the south of New Zealand earthquake with magnitude 5.5. As stated in the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences of the country and its epicenter was located 22 kilometers west of the second largest city in New Zealand, Christchurch, and the focus lies at a depth of 3.8 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

February 22 of this year in Christchurch a devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake, which killed more than 200 people, like ITAR-TASS.

 

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