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Starlings were wintering in southern Ukraine

Study: Antarcticas largest glacier began to melt away as 50%

The largest glacier in West Antarctica began to melt away to 50% faster than in 1994, which could lead to a rise in global sea levels, according to a survey of American and British scientists, writes Business Week.

Pine Island glacier is losing about 78 cubic kilometers a year, the data presented, researchers at Columbia University in New York and the British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge. In 1994, the glacier lost significantly less — 53 cubic kilometers per year.

Scientists are trying to understand which part of the Antarctic ice may lead to higher sea levels, after

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Odessans brutalized: eat whole flocks of swans, squirrels crucified on trees in parks and raped by dogs on the streets

In the Odessa region every year more and more cases of animal cruelty, — told reporters, Vice-President of the Odessa Union for Animal Irina Momot. — There is a particularly cruel to the squirrels and swans. So, this winter in the village of NATI (Belyaevsky district of Odessa region) family of local residents ate an entire flock of swans wintering there. Not so long ago, in February, in Gorky Park in Odessa were found crucified proteins — adults and massive brood. Their most barbarous manner nailed to a tree trunk … And outside Shishkin in the regional center case

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In Mariupol dog ravaged children who went schedrovat

Two kids of Mariupol and an elderly woman the night before the new year old dog bites. Aggressive dog before? Still can not catch According to Komsomolskaya Pravda in Ukraine, two brothers — 12-year-old Ivan and 4-year-old Jack were going to go to the neighbors schedrovat. Children playing at the local slag heap, waiting for his grandmother, who was to accompany them on the march home. Suddenly jumped out of the darkness a huge angry dog. The first victim was a little Jack. The dog dug her sharp fangs baby's groin. Ivan rushed to the aid of his brother, the

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An earthquake with magnitude 4.6 occurred near the north of the Amur region

An earthquake with magnitude 4.6 occurred near the village Yuktali Tynda district of Amur region, visible destructions, told RIA Novosti the seismic "Yakutsk".

The first impetus to the station recorded 6.37 local time (00.37 MSK), the other exactly five hours. The epicenter was located 17 kilometers from the village Yuktali.

According to RIA Novosti head Sergei Konyakhin northern village, the magnitude of the first tremor, according to the sensors in Skovorodino, was 4.9.

"We looked at all the buildings visible destructions. Social institutions work as usual," — said the source.

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To the sun, may be approaching a large comet

The recent invasion of the comet to the Sun may herald the approach of a larger guest.

NASA spacecraft SOHO (Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, Solar and geliosfericheskaya Observatory) since its launch in 1995, took a picture of two thousand original solar comets. Most of them — a relatively small body, many of which evaporate after a few hours after exposure to the lens. They usually arrive every few days, but with 13 to 22 December, SOHO saw more than two dozen comets.

After recovering from the surprise, Carl Bettems and his colleagues from the Laboratory of

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In Bolivia, an earthquake of magnitude 5.0

In Bolivia, an earthquake of magnitude 5.0. It is reported by the U.S. Geological Survey National.

The epicenter was located at a distance of 103 km west of the city in the quiver and 242 km south-west of Potosi. The earthquake was located at a depth of 168 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were reported. Tsunami warning was not announced.

Japanese earthquake disturbed inhabitants crust

A powerful magnitude 9.0 earthquake Japan has led to the release of methane from oceanic crust to the east of the island — along with the microorganisms living in the cortex.

The earthquake, which took place March 11, 2011 off the Pacific coast of the Tohoku region, shifted the bottom 7 meters vertically and 50 meters horizontally. Within 36 days after this Sinsuke Kawaguchi and his colleagues at the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology took water samples from a depth of 5.7 km in four places Japan Trench near the epicenter.

They found a large column

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EXPO 2012 will help preserve the oceans — the director of the pavilion of Russia

World Exhibition EXPO 2012 on the problems of ocean ecology and coastal areas has made an important contribution to the conservation of the ocean for future generations, the director of the Russian pavilion at Expo 2012 Tatiana Sadofeva.

World Exhibition EXPO 2012 on the theme "The Living Ocean and the coastal zone: the variety of resources and their management" was opened to the public on May 12, her work will last until August 12. The exhibition is attended by 104 countries, 10 international organizations, including the UN, as well as many multinational companies.

"Such exhibitions are badly needed: if you

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In Sochi continues suicide dolphins

May 9 in Sochi on the beach in Dagomys local residents saw lying dead on the shore of the dolphins.

According to one of those present at the beach, on the shore were 6 or 7 dolphins, no signs of life. As reported Vesti.Ru, this is not the first time at the resort this month: May 4 in Sochi found two dead dolphins and one saved.

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