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In Norway lemming invasion prevent vehicular traffic

MURMANSK, September 5 — RIA Novosti, Anastasia Yakonyuk.Norwegian scientists and residents of the northern provinces of the kingdom's biggest mark with 1970's migration of lemmings, which sometimes make it difficult to move on the road, according to Norwegian media.

"The roads and yards in cities crammed lemmings — living and dead. Lemmings, fell under the wheels of cars, are not uncommon on the roads almost everywhere. Here and there, according to the drivers, so many of them that the road is just a slippery" — the journalists Norwegian portal Barentsobserver.

The reason for the mass migration of rodents in regions

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Two-thirds of German rivers are in poor ecological condition

Two-thirds of the rivers in Germany are in poor condition, according to Tagesschau referring to the report of the Union of German Nature Conservation (BUND). In the first place, according to environmentalists, it is the lack of water-meadows: 90 percent of them are built up either separated from the river by levees.

This is contrary to the EU's ongoing policy of flooding. The German government, which pledged to keep the river in good environmental condition and to provide more space for flood meadows, in practice, as noted in the BUND, doing nothing.

Instead renaturalization rivers and increase flood plains

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Tufted Duck on the Moskva River became more and Gogol — less

Conducted in late November surveys of waterfowl on the Moscow River showed an increase in the number of tufted ducks, compared with previous years, while Gogol in the city and in the region has decreased, according to Russian Bird Conservation Union.

"In November 2012 compared to November 2010 and 2011, was a high number of tufted ducks — 57 individuals (in 2010 — 32 individuals in 2011 — 54 individuals), the reasons for this are not clear. Goldeneye number in November 2011 was higher (626 individuals), and in November 2010 — the following (475 individuals) than in the current year

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Cholera in Haiti is out of control

According to epidemiologist Sanjay Basu (Sanjay Basu) from the University of California at San Francisco (University of California, San Francisco), United States, World Health Organization (WHO) underestimates the extent of the cholera epidemic in Haiti, reports BBC News referring to the publication in a medical journal The Lancet. WHO estimates that the epidemic affected 400 thousand people, while independent researchers believe that this deadly disease can be affected twice as many people. According to them, in November 2011 in Haiti will be 779 thousand cases of cholera, and the number of deaths will be over 11 thousand His conclusions researchers

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The first baby seals this year appeared on the island in Primorye

This year's first spotted seals born on the island of Rimsky-Korsakov in Primorye, which are part of the only Russian Far Eastern Marine Reserve, told RIA Novosti on Monday, a senior state inspector reserve, PhD Igor Katin.

Spotted seal or sea calf, lives in the northern part of the Pacific Ocean from Alaska to Japan and the Far East coast of Russia. According to experts, in the Maritime region is home to around 2.3 thousand spotted seals.

"The islands of the reserve labor began seals, we've already seen some newborn babies. Annual seasonal labor larghas begins in late January —

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Hydrocarbon fuel will last for 100-150 years

MOSCOW, September 25 — RIA Novosti. Natural Resources Minister Yuri Trutnev believes that the world's hydrocarbon reserves will last for 100-150 years.

"As long as humanity, and Russia, gas, oil, hydrocarbons, the horizon is 100-150 years, hardly any more" — said Trutnev, speaking at the media forum of "United Russia".

According to him, after which mankind will have to think about alternative sources.

Trutnev also said that "shelf gives indicative resources comparable to reserves all continental deposits."

He added that Russia and Norway have recently distinguished between the "gray zone", "and there appeared five billion tons of standard coal."

RIA

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A powerful earthquake shook Costa Rica

14.05.11.Po preliminary data, the magnitude of the quake was 6 on a scale Rihtera.Epitsentr earthquake is located 16 miles north-west of the capital city of San Jose in the district of Tilaran.

Underground of tremors shook the ground for 20 seconds, hit osbenno Alayuela province, witnesses reported numerous destructions.

Information about the victims of the earthquake have been reported.

Seismologists say that to the west of the epicenter is the active volcano Arenal, which can wake up in the earthquake.

Marina Hudak

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Now in Poland ate something wrong

In Europe, people are dying of hitherto unknown infection. And if the day before, like how figured out where it came from a rare intestinal bacterium "Escherichia coli", that killed more than two dozen Europeans, the evening fell posts: on German farms, to grow soybeans, which was almost christened the main culprit of infection, traces it can be found.

On the search of an invisible killer tells Ian Resurrection.

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Isolated cases of a rare infection of the disease has been identified near the Russian border — in Finland

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In Maryland, a dip down two cars

Last Friday in Devidsonville car fell into a pit on the bridge over the Patuxent River. Three days later, failure has a new victim.

— The patient, a man aged 56, suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries. He was immediately taken to the travmotsentr in Baltimore at a police helicopter — said Michael Cox, Chief Fire Department Anne Arundel County (Anne Arundel).

Local residents just can not believe it — two cars in just three days? Initially, most of the accused driver. Indeed, the district authorities have established road fence after the first accident. But at the moment

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More than 17 thousand Russians are asked to build a gas pipeline bypassing Ukok Plateau

Reclamation of the largest in area in Europe of solid waste (MSW) "Igumnovsky" under Dzerzhinsk (Nizhny Novgorod region) to be completed by 2015, according to the administration of Dzerzhinsk.

The cost of remediation is estimated at 1 billion rubles, a large part of the sum will be allocated from the federal budget and partly from the budget of the region.

The company, which will directly Landfill reclamation, will be determined in the tender spring.

Solid domestic waste "Igumnovsky" — the largest by area in Europe, is located 15 kilometers from Nizhny Novgorod. The landfill officially closed since mid-2012, before that

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