Two earthquakes in Chile

Earthquake 5.1 and 5.0 occurred in the vicinity of 14.07 MSK Tarapaca, Chile.

Kostroma 3 years increased the area of green space is 1.8 times

Green space in Kostroma in three years has grown from 4.3 to 7.7 square meters per person thanks to urban greening program, told RIA Novosti on Monday the head of Kostroma Yuri Jurin.

State of green space in the Kostroma became the topic of discussion at the daily briefing in the administration area. Environmentalists are very concerned about the fact that in the city's parks and gardens are massive construction. Since 1978, the formalization of the area of protected areas of the city fell three times — from 740 to 243 hectares. According to the chairman of the regional branch

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Baikal regions of Buryatia threatens ecological disaster

07/29/11Baikal regions of Buryatia threatens an environmental disaster. At the village of Coma found tons of dangerous chemicals. Rather than destroy, they just buried in the woods. A couple of days ago, called Rosselkhoznadzor pribaykaltsy. They complained that found on their soil chemicals. Look at the purple soil off and experts. As it turned out for good reason. They found tons of hazardous substances.

Sergei Zhamsaranov, inspectors in ensuring the safe handling of pesticides and agrochemicals Rosselkhoznadzor 'samples were taken and sent to the laboratory. Substances have been identified. This agrochemical "Ammophos" and pesticide "Granazan." "AmmofosUa" about

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Eruption of Mount Etna

In Sicily woke Mount Etna. First, he showed more activity on January 3. Previously, he spat out a column of ash and rubble, the last night the locals saw an unusually beautiful spectacle of the volcano appeared fontanraskalennoy magma, then hot ash and lava flowed down the slopes of Etna. The evacuation of residents was not necessary. At the time of the eruption of Catania airport was closed. Once the volcano calmed down, air harbor reopened, "Komsomolskaya Pravda".

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Fish kills in the Sverdlovsk region

Yekaterinburg. July 13. Interfax-Ural — fish kills recorded on Chusovaya river near the town of Pervouralsk, Sverdlovsk region.

On this fact being check, said the agency "Interfax-Ural" Head of state control, surveillance, protection of living aquatic resources and their habitat in the region Sergei Pavliuk.

"Fishermen found the fish on Saturday, received a message about it later, so the water sample is not indicative" — said S.Pavlyuk.

According to him, it is possible that the fish died from the release of a company, but accurate data yet. It is also unknown how many fish died.


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Waterspout in China

June 14. Tornado over the river in China rose to hundreds of meters in height.

These dramatic pictures show a cruising yacht changing course to reduce potential impact to the resulting whirlwind. While in the other side begins to form a new tornado.

"It was pretty exciting just to watch from the shore, not to mention about this boat. Tornadoes can be very powerful, so much so that even in a position to overturn the ship if he will face them on the road. "

Meanwhile, a tornado in a hundred meters was recorded on camera in

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Heavy rain podtopil street Gelendzhik

September 9, Krasnodar, Gelendzhik Plane alley near the market in Gelendzhik. Flooded the entire area … Motorists are afraid to drive … Water places on the knee …

Putin announced the list of board members

This Monday, November 12, Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, has been approved by the boards of Human Rights. The presidential decree stipulates that the number of Board of forty people. The board members are registered as new people like Leonid Parfenov, better known as a journalist, the head of the human rights community "Agora" Pins Paul, member of the community "voice" Lilia Shibanova, another journalist Nikolai Svanidze, a representative of the Committee for the Abolition of Torture and Igor Kalyapin others.

Officially expelled from the people like Auzan, E. Panfilov, LA Alekseeva, AS Gannushkina etc.

In the initial part of

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Naberezhnye Chelny are covered with water



Hot summer in Russia — 2


07/07/2011 Early July was marked in Russia with new temperature records. In Tomsk beaten achieve a 50-year-old St. Petersburg exceeded the absolute maximum temperature on record for the Volga 40-degree heat at all has become almost the norm. Burning forests in Siberia, fire area measured in thousands of square kilometers. All of this raises questions about the possible repetition of the scenario of last summer, when the hot July was a prelude to the terrible August.


Is there a difference between the current weather pattern from

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