Earthquake in southwest China

Earthquake in southwest China's Natural Disasters

In the southwestern part of China was a double earthquake that killed at least 20 people. According to preliminary data, the injured were also about 20 Chinese. The main force of an earthquake of 5.7 points, followed by exactly one hour followed by a second episode in a strong 5.6 points, and a series of additional waves flattened or damage to load-bearing structures of about 20 million homes.

The first and more powerful impetus was recorded in the morning on the border of Yunnan and Guchzhou, vibrations felt even residents of Leshan

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Drought in Champagne impact on production volumes eponymous drink

Drought in Champagne impact on production volumes eponymous drink Weather and Climate

How to convince the producers of champagne, the current drought has brought two news. The bad is that the sparkling form in 2012, succeeds in being much less than in the past. The good news is that what you get will be of excellent quality.

Overall, this low yield was not collected for the last 20 years. The main reason for this failure are extremely cold and rainy spring, dry summers short and frequent thunderstorms with hail and morning frosts sulivshie winemakers terrible prospect. Because of

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Plastic travel have been given a life in pictures

Plastic travel found a second life in pictures Facts

When we use public transport, this is largely save our money and reduce their carbon footprint. For daily trips to the big cities people get reusable travel documents. Some of them are made from different types of plastic, and the expiration date fall in scrap, are not always recyclable materials.

German artist Nina Beh (Nina Boesch) believes that not necessarily just throw these plastic cards. They can easily be given a second life, using as a material for paintings. Over the past 10 years, Nina managed to make 30,000

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Artificial icebergs — medics oceans and suppliers of green energy

Artificial icebergs — medics oceans and suppliers of green energy to save the planet

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch for many decades, is a living reminder of how human extravagance kills the planet. And every year the garbage chute near the California and Hawaii are increasing. A plastic particles become deadly pills ticking for marine organisms.

Many probably would want to take at a time and save the ocean from this disaster, it is very difficult and time consuming. And no one can guarantee that a couple of years in the same place appears a new Garbage Patch.

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Program to clean rainwater in Philadelphia successfully works

Program to clean rainwater in Philadelphia successfully working Facts

To solve the problem with excess water remaining after heavy rains in the city, covering the streets and keep the purity of the local rivers, Philadelphia Water Department came up with a very eco-friendly way, not using underground tunnels and sewage tanks. The city actively used green roofs overlooking the sidewalks of porous materials, special drainage area with trees, special pritrotuarnye beds and flower beds, and rain barrels. All this prevents the ingress of dirty stream of the masses in the river and pollute them.

The latest invention is

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Large-scale earthquake in Papua New Guinea

Large-scale earthquake in Papua New Guinea Natural Disasters

In Papua New Guinea in 5:04:56 am on December 14, an earthquake measuring 7.3 magnitude. The epicenter was 89 miles south-southwest of Lae, New Guinea, 123 km north-east of Kerem, New Guinea, and 221 km to the gray-north-west of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), an earthquake measuring 7.1-magnitude epicenter depth was 121.2 km. The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said the power of 7.3 points and a depth of 126km.

The biggest disaster after these earthquakes can be landslides that contribute to tropical forest, hills and

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Earthquake in Costa Rica

Earthquake in Costa Rica, Natural disasters

What has happened to. Costa Rica earthquake of 7.6 magnitude has caused several landslides, destroyed many buildings and caused seismic services announced the possibility of a tsunami. In a push two people were killed in the province of Guanacaste, situated right next to the epicenter. Evacuations were 218 patients and all employees of Medical Center Monsignor Sanabria as soon as nine-storey building began to tremble from ground vibrations.

For miles around the destroyed power lines and urban communications, more old buildings leveled. Damage in the form of broken glass, and the interior

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Kenya can get a long-awaited draft

Kenya can get a long-awaited draft Weather and Climate

As reported in the Kenya Meteorological Department, the country remained a little longer tormented by a debilitating drought that brought the next harvests and hunger. Soon the dry weather will give way to a series of short-term rainfall. This is indicated by a significant warming of the air over the Indian Ocean, bordering on the coast of East Africa.

Forecast for 2012 is very similar to the weather systems that prevailed in 2006. Therefore, rain is likely to come in October and hold out until December, which will provide

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Create a map of the risk of heat waves in Europe

Create a map of the risk of heat waves in Europe Facts

European Environment Agency unveiled its project to create an interactive map, which presents the risk of the zone of heat waves in cities of Europe. Projections are for the next six decades and consider the most likely trends in climate conditions based on the known facts of the present climate.

According to agency staff, most heat waves should be afraid of the southern part of Spain, parts of southern France, Italy, Greece, Serbia and western regions of Turkey. In these territories over the next decade is

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Krakatau volcano entered into a dangerous phase of activity

Krakatau volcano entered into a dangerous phase of active danger zone

Indonesian volcano Krakatoa, located 130 km from Jakarta to the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra, there was a strong eruption, which marked the beginning of a new phase of its activity. The height of the ash cloud over the crater reached 4.2 km. During the day, moving with the south-east to the south cloud has had time to approach a variety of communities in Lampung, some of which are located within 130 km from the volcano. This forced the Indonesian government to announce a warning

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