Sweden: Mass extinction of elk

August 31, 2013. In the forests of the southern regions of Sweden recorded the mass extinction of elk. Primarily affected juveniles. Scientists suggest that the cause of the phenomenon is not yet clear plague of animals can be global climate change.

The most complicated situation on the island of Öland. During the week there died a few dozen animals. At the moment, the local herd of not more than 300 animals. According to experts, hunters, one of the reasons for the high mortality of elk is the increased lately density of animals in terms of square miles. It is believed

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The fire caused a panic in Tasmania

The fire caused a panic in Tasmania Natural Disasters

Storm, followed by the frantic wind with a speed of about 10km / h, provoked several fires on about. Tasmania. Power lines destroyed. It was officially announced on the threat of fire, special forces have already started putting out the fire. Which spreads fast enough so as to this island for a long time there was a dry weather.

Wind interferes with the normal operation of fire and threatens the safety of local residents, as gusts of incredibly strong, and some fear that under the pressure of their wall

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Dam threatens the integrity of the ecosystem of the Mekong

Dam threatens the integrity of the ecosystem of the Mekong Facts

On the Mekong River in China was recently built and modern hydroelectric dam Niozhadu, fifth in the province of Yunnan. Experts believe that such construction irreparable damage to the ecosystem of the river.

River hydrological system are enough to change the previous four dams considerably slowed down the process of reproduction and movement of nutrients to the river people, changed the order of formation of river sediments. Significantly changed the Mekong Delta, the longest waterway in Southeast Asia (~ 4500 km), where more than 700 species of

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Climate change will reduce the number of hurricanes on the East Coast of the U.S.

September 2, 2013. Climate models predict a weakening of the large-scale air currents in the atmosphere, which "render" on the U.S. East Coast hurricanes such as last year's "Sandy" — so they are more often than it is now, will go to the east, the Atlantic Ocean, according to the authors of an article published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Climate scientists as one of the likely effects of climate change caused by human activity, increasing the frequency and magnitude of severe weather. In the United States, public attention to this problem has attracted the

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The Great Barrier Reef has half

The Great Barrier Reef was half Facts

Area, which has held the Great Barrier Reef off Australia, have declined by more than half due to the different climate change and more severe weather events, always storming the eastern shores of the continent. The sad thing is that by 2022, the size of the reef can be reduced again to the widow.

By 48% to blame for the incident frequent tropical cyclones, associated with global warming. Scientists also believe that the 42% of the Great Barrier Reef Marine killed influx stars form "crown of thorns" eating coral. These malicious

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Extraordinary volcanic eruptions around the world

Extraordinary volcanic eruptions around the world Natural Disasters

1) What a beautiful view from a distance! But you would not want to go near. Tungurahua Volcano in Ecuador spews fiery lava into the air November 28, 2011. The view is spectacular, but dangerous. During the eruption of nearby residents were evacuated settlements.

2) The eruption of Nyamuragira November 14, 2011, located in the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

3) Love is lit on top of Mount Lokon in Indonesia. July 14, 2011 thousands of people were evacuated when the eruption.

4) February 1, 2011 eruption of

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The water in Khabarovsk can not leave before the onset of winter

August 30, 2013. Property damage from flooding in the Far East may exceed 30 billion rubles. Russian President Vladimir Putin calls on local authorities to take urgent measures to assist the victims. Because of the disaster, thousands of people have been evacuated. Element has destroyed agricultural fields and devastated the city. Details in the report of Paul Scott.

Source: RT

 

The water level in the Amur River near Khabarovsk reached 790 centimeters

September 1, 2013. The water level in the Amur River near Khabarovsk over the past day rose by 8 cm and was 790 centimeters.

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Russia: Drought and rain blew almost half of the crop in Tatarstan

September 1, 2013. Grain harvest in Tatarstan almost finished — remove the remaining 2% of planted area (35,000 hectares from 1.75 million), said at a national meeting of the Minister of Agriculture and Food Marat Akhmetov. Gross harvest of 2.8 million tonnes of grain, despite the fact that at the beginning of the year with all the sown area was planned to raise up to 5 million tons. Thus, half of Tatarstan's summer harvest destroyed drought and subsequent rains prevented the harvesting, says RBC.

"We have completed the cleaning, unfortunately, with the result which we would like. And not

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Subsidence in Louisiana is threatening

Subsidence in Louisiana becomes threatening danger zone

Earthen funnel emerged last week in Louisiana, USA, continues to deepen, becoming real hard threat to businesses and residential areas that are next to it. Subsidence appeared in the forest, having to reach an area of 1395 m2. Funnel swallowed part of the road used by the forest services in forest clearing.

Two adjacent to the birthplace of the crater the settlement, there were 150 houses, were in full force evacuated to safety. While forecasts about when people allowed to return home and allow it at all, is not available. Businesses

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The water level in the oceans will continue to grow

The water level in the oceans will continue to grow to save the planet

Greenhouse gases are concentrated in the Earth's atmosphere, to further increase the temperature on the planet. According to the model of climate, considering the distant future of the Earth, with the current concentration of harmful gases by the year 3000, we achieved the rise of water in the oceans is 1.1 meters. Forecasts can be even more depressing, if not to take any measures aimed environmentally.

In the next thousand years, the water is able to rise up to 6.8 meters, if the events

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