The search for victims of a landslide in Colombia continues

The search for victims of a landslide in Colombia continues to Natural Disasters

Mud landslide occurred near the two Colombian villages Villas de Prado and Remolinos, located in one of the municipalities in the southwestern department of Huila. According to preliminary reports, a landslide killed four people, five were injured, 11 are included in the list of the missing. The initial number of the missing was 27 people.

Landslide was preceded by a flood on the river La Correr. Spilled after prolonged rains, the river flooded about 20 houses located on its banks. The soil around the river

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Norway and Switzerland protect "environmental refugees"

Norway and Switzerland protect "environmental refugees" It's interesting

People who are forced to leave their country because of natural disasters, are in a social vacuum, as they in full can not be assigned any refugee or migrant status. To address this issue, the two European countries have adopted a special program to help such groups.

Support of this kind is sure to find a destination for only the previous year of floods, storms, earthquakes, droughts and other disasters his native town were forced to leave 15 million people. In 2010, the number of "environmental" refugees was 42 million

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Japan — the next target of tropical storm Kong Rey

August 30, 2013. Tropical storm "Kong Rey" is removed from Taiwan and, to all appearances, is aimed at Japan. Rainfall brought by the storm, may cause flooding.

In the coastal cities of Taiwan Chiayi, Tainan and Kaohsiung flood waters rising to the second floor. In Tainan cancellation of several trains of nursing homes evacuated 29 people.

According to the forecasts of meteorologists on Saturday "Kong Rey" will come to the Japanese island of Kyushu, and then headed towards the island of Honshu. During the entire weekend there are expected rainfall, according to the portal AccuWeather.com.

"Kong Rey" was

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Earthquake in Turkey. Photos

Earthquake in Turkey. Interesting Photos

Earthquake in Turkey strength 7.2, which occurred October 23, 2011, claimed the lives of more than 450 residents of the province of Van in Turkey. More than 2 thousand buildings destroyed and 1,300 people injured.

1) 46 hours after the earthquake in Erkis rescuers found under the rubble of the house two-week girl Karadum Azrou. They feel a great joy from helping the baby, hoping that her mother and grandmother also be saved.

2) Two men comfort each other near the collapsed buildings in Erkis. 3 thousand rescuers are working at the scene.

3) Rescue

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Plastic bags go up in price

Plastic bags go up in price to save the planet

The Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Environment and Water of Bulgaria took the decision to raise the cost of plastic bags disposable. Moreover, the increase would be quite noticeable. Now, one single-use plastic bag will cost between 0.5 and 1 BGN excluding tax on their production, which equals about 0,97-1,95 euros.

It is noteworthy that a reusable plastic bags are not subject to the so-called 'eco-tax', which applies to all manufacturers of plastic bags and packaging. As you would expect, such a decision aimed at greening

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24 people were victims of flooding in the capital of Mali

August 29, 2013. Twenty-four people were victims of flooding in the capital of Mali — Bamako — last Wednesday. Streams of water literally washed away several houses in which at the time were men.

Floods occurred in the following areas of the city: Bankoni, Lafiabugou, Dzhikorini Voyovayanko, Lafiabugou Bugouba and Bugoudani. Only in one area Taliko Nineteen people were killed, Reuters reported.

Floods — a fairly common phenomenon in Bamako during the rainy season, which lasts from June to October. Typically, during the revelry of elements, people are dying.

According to eyewitnesses, the most significant damage this year was

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Snow Fall entrenched in the U.S.

Snow Fall entrenched in the U.S. Weather and Climate

Despite the fact that the autumn recently came to North America, in many northern and central states of the U.S. from the Rocky Mountains to the North and South Carolina had already impressive form for the October snow. This is especially true of Montana and North Dakota, which has dropped from 2.5 to 15 cm of snow.

Snow covered nearly every day gain weight by 2-3 cm in eastern Montana, North Dakota and western Minnesota. For most communities is the earliest in the history of snow as the average,

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Excess wind energy to be stored in liquid form

Excess wind energy to be stored in liquid form Facts

As reported by the London organization of mechanical engineers, now do not have to use a special battery and hydrogen to store excess wind energy, obtained by wind farms. This function will perform liquid air.

The principle of operation of the new opening will be next. Electricity produced at night, for example, wind farms in Tehachapi California, will translate the cool air in a special cryogenic low-temperature state in adapted for the vacuum vessel. Once the windmill will need more energy to continue, liquid cold air will be

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Report on earthquakes from 1 January to 16 March 2012

January

Total: 560; magnitude over 5 — 174, from 4 to 5 — 386 from January 1 to 10, total — 55 The magnitude of 5 to 6 — 52 earthquake; Magnitude 6 to 7 — 1; More than 7 — 2.

Strongest: 2012-01-10 — 7.2 — OFF W COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA 2012-01-01 — 7.0 — IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION 2012-01-09 — 6.6 — SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS 2012-01-07 — 5.7 — KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION 2012-01-07 — 5.6 — EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., PNG

Most earthquakes occurred: Indonesian-Malaysian region — 37, Japan — 5, Chile — 3, Atlantic

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Most "climate" skeptics live in the U.S. and Japan

Most "climate" skeptics live in the U.S. and Japan, it is interesting

Concerns about climate change is observed in many countries, especially in the tropics, shows poll in Britain, Japan and the United States, people have become more and more reason to doubt climate change.

The online survey polled 13,492 adults in 13 countries. As it turned out, 88% said that over the past 20 years, the climate has changed. In Mexico and the number of Hong Kong confirmed the presence of changes was 98%, Indonesia 97%. Belgians support the contention by 80%, while the U.S. only 72%.

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