Slovenia suffered huge losses due to drought, the European

Slovenia suffered huge losses due to drought, the European Facts

Small European states drought summer of 2012 has cost quite a round sum, estimated by experts from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to 128 million euros. Sadly, most from the lack of moisture and dry weather affected areas traditionally considered the granary of Slovenia.

One of them was the most eastern region of the country Pomurje, which in the summer is not going to count 21 million after losing much of his corn crop killed in the parched fields. Western region of Primorsko entitled hurt even more.

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Incandescent light bulb will soon be a rarity

Incandescent light bulb will soon be a rarity Facts

By promoting more economical and more environmentally suitable device to illuminate the premises of different types, the countries of the European Union decided to discontinue conventional incandescent bulbs.

Back in 2009 in the euro area, a ban on the production of light bulbs 100W. Then in 2010, a central issue was discontinued in light bulbs 75 watts. Last September, the same fate befell the incandescent light bulb, whose power is 60 watts. From September this year, all the shops and other distributors may not purchase and sell incandescent bulbs

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Storm in Algeria has killed dozens of people

Storm in Algeria has killed dozens of people Natural Disasters

On the north-eastern part of the series of storms swept Algeria. According to local rescue services, as a result of a natural disaster killed 20 people, another 56 people in the country were injured. In communities damaged homes and non-residential buildings, roads, knocked down trees.

It is known that the nine killed came Tebessa region, located 600 km east of the capital, in Tlemtsene 600 kilometers west of Algeria and Msille that is 250 miles south of the capital. All nine people were killed in heavy rains and

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The drought had a negative impact on the navigation on the Mississippi

The drought had a negative impact on the navigation on the Mississippi Weather and Climate

The drought this summer, affecting most of the U.S., which is heavily influenced by one of the deepest main waterway in the country — the Mississippi River (2530 km). The river has a critically low level of water, which greatly affects the shipping number of states from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico.

And the situation did not improve even after heavy rains and Hurricane Isaac, which occurred a few days ago. Experts estimate the state of Mississippi as one of the worst

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In the south-west of Pakistan earthquake

In the south-west of Pakistan Earthquake Natural Disasters

The earthquake that struck south-western Pakistan in Sibi, Balochistan province, estimated at 5.3 points. As a result of a push from the debris of a house roof child injured. Perhaps there are other deaths and injuries, but at this point in the official sources of this information is available. The scale of damage is also not evaluated.

According to the National Center of seismic observations in Karachi, the epicenter of the earthquake was 196 km south-west of Khuzdar district, located in the center of the province. Given the fact that

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The National Forest Los Angeles fire broke out

The National Forest Los Angeles fire broke Natural Disasters

The fire broke out near the campsite and quickly captured the territory in 1458 hectares. While at the camp, which holds about 12,000 people, there were hundreds of tourists. Clouds of thick smoke from the fire was so high that they can be seen both from the coast and the desert of California.

Immediately after the fire, all visitors to the national forests and are in local rehabilitation centers and in the resort of Camp Williams, the Glendora people were evacuated. This decision was taken to ensure that no

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Warming or cooling?

Warming or cooling? Weather and Climate

In the UK, the winter 2009-10 and 2010-11 was the coldest in 25 years. Therefore, the population of the country has decided that the world is not facing global warming. But one does not exclude the other.

Figure 1. Fresh snow covered beach at Weston-super-Mare, England. December 20, 2010.

According to scientists, the Earth's climate is getting warmer every year is supported by the whole world. Named 2010 the warmest year in the history of the planet. But climate variability means that somewhere could be weather, contrary to the general direction of warming.

This

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A series of earthquakes woke Aleutian volcano

A series of earthquakes woke Aleutian Volcano Danger Zone

A series of small earthquakes near the volcano sleeping several centuries in the Aleutian Islands, seismologists forced to raise the level of danger at this volcano to "yellow." Earthquakes near Little Sitkin lasted about two days.

Due to the increased activity of the volcano in the near future of the islands will be minimized flights, some flights over Alaska can be canceled. Little Sitkin volcano occupies the entire island of the same name in the western Aleutian Islands and part of the national protected area. The height of the

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Under the influence of drought, more than half of the U.S.

Under the influence of drought, more than half of the U.S. Weather and Climate

The fact that the drought covered about 60% of the U.S., gives authority to speak about the most severe financial and economic crisis in the country over the past 30 years. Already, many county and state feeling the effects of the natural anomalies in the form of continuous uncontrolled fires and a sharp decline in grain yield. According to experts, more deplorable situation was only in 1934, the year when lack of rain and humidity 1600 counties and 32 states of the country were declared natural

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In Scotland, built the largest wind farm

In Scotland, built the largest wind farm Facts

The project will be located at the northern coast of Scotland near Keytnesa and will provide about 40% of the required electricity for the region. The cost of the complex, which will contain 339 turbines in the area of 300 km2, will be £ 4,5 billion so new farm will be 50% more powerful than its counterpart in Kent, being the first among the farms built in the deep waters of the licensing of the "third circle" .

The total generating capacity of 1.5 gigawatts farm. The funny thing is

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