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Tornadoes hit several states in the U.S., 15 people were injured

October 5, 2013. A tornado hit the U.S. state of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota, as a result 15 people were injured

Most affected residents of Wayne, Nebraska, TV channel NBC News. Eight people were taken to hospital by ambulance. Another seven wounded themselves sought medical help.

According to local media, referring to Mayor Ken Chamberlain (Ken Chamberlain), his injuries are not life threatening. At least four homes and municipal sports complex in Wayne were completely destroyed. All roads in the city are blocked. In rural areas, Woodbury County (Iowa) were destroyed about 30 homes, according to RIA Novosti.

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Beijing faces water shortages and subsidence

Beijing faces water shortages and subsidence Facts

800 wells that extract water within the fifth ring road in Beijing, will be closed this year to keep the ground water. In 2011, the total amount of water that has been used residents of the capital, was 3.6 billion cubic meters. According to the authorities, by 2014, the extraction of water in urban areas will be discontinued, as the capital is observed subsidence, in other words, the city falls to the ground. In Beijing, there are over 10,000 wells in the city and its suburbs. Excessive use of surface water, along with

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In Kamchatka volcano awoke

In Kamchatka volcano awoke Danger Zone

The Kamchatka Peninsula and the North Kuril Islands is marked increase in seismic activity. Especially dangerous is the volcano Nameless, which has awarded the highest "red" code of danger. Seismologists believe that the eruption could begin at any time.

The volcano is located at 55 ° 58'N, 160 ° 36'E, its height is 2.895 meters above sea level. Nameless is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the modern world. Its seismic activity started to progress in the middle of February. To date, the lava dome in the crater of the volcano rose

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Does the climate: causes flooding in eastern Russia

September 4, 2013. Although the Amur and Jewish Autonomous regions water is already on the decline, in the Khabarovsk region, it keeps coming. Unprecedented in scale flooding in the Far East this year left behind a devastating impact.

Russian service Bi-bi-si talked with the head of the situational center Rosgidrometsentra Yuri Varakina that caused such severe flooding in the region and whether this is due to global climate change.

Bi-bi-si: What is the reason for such severe flooding in the Far East?

Yuri Varakin: There are several reasons. First, of course, one of them — a regional climate change,

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Winter drought in the Iberian Peninsula

Winter drought in the Iberian Peninsula Weather and Climate

For the Iberian Peninsula winter of 2011-2012 was one of the driest in the last 70-80 years. In Spain, for the three winter months the average rainfall of 55 liters per km ², while the rate for the winter of 200 liters. Such a drought in Spain has not happened since 1940, and Portugal in the 1980s. Forecasts at the beginning of spring in both countries are not encouraging — dry weather will continue until the end of March.

A terrible consequence of this early spring weather were fires that destroy

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Earth's magnetic poles change

Earth's core is too deep for scientists to directly measure its magnetic field. But to draw conclusions about changes in it can be, and by observation of the earth's field at the surface of the planet and in kosmose.Soglasno results of a new analysis of data in the core areas is to undergo rapid change in magnetic characteristics. According to the Geophysics Institute of Geophysics of Paris (Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris) Kull Arnaud (Arnaud Chulliat), the area may be responsible for the removal of the magnetic poles of the northern part of Canada.


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Vegetarian truffles and caramels from Allison's Gourmet

Vegetarian truffles and caramels from Allison's Gourmet Guide to Gifts

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The product is best suited for those who prefer vegetarian food, even for dessert. The proposed set with 23 different flavors and fillings truffles with orange blossom, truffles with blackberry, vanilla truffles, coconut truffles, vanilla caramels, salted chocolate caramel, toffee-caramel with pecans, caramel flavored mocha, etc. Each type of candy or candy does not contain animal products and gluten. 100% natural product at the right price. Can be purchased at a price: $ 25

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How to save a supply of fresh water?

How to save a supply of fresh water? Save the planet

Fig. 400-meter devices for irrigation delivers water to the field in Oregon, sown with alfalfa. Currently such costly mechanism replaced with environmentally friendly irrigation systems.

Water is the basis of all life. On Earth sustenance 7 billion of humanity and all ecosystems depend on fresh water, which is only 1% of the total water supply of the planet. To contribute to the preservation of these precious drops, enough to do the following:

Try to organize the landscape near his home and planted the plants for watering which under normal

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Climate policy farewell to science

October 4, 2013. UN again frightened humanity threat of global warming, a report on which was presented to the catastrophic scenario was nothing more than science fiction. Despite this, the European Commission has already announced its ambitious plans in the area of "climate legislation."

Proponents of the theory of global warming hit themselves. Through the efforts of prominent climatologists-alarmists, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the UN released a report that hit the scientific community of his anti-scientific. "It is very likely (with 95 percent accuracy), more than half the value of the warming of the earth's surface in 1950?

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Homes can not be saved: flood showed all his might at the Komsomolsk-on-Amur

September 3, 2013. In the area of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, a breach in the dam water flooded one of the suburbs, in danger of flooding was another locality. Rescuers urgently evacuated from the danger zone of hundreds of people.

Around the Komsomolsk-on-Amur continue to build the dam. They are becoming higher as the water level in the river. The village is named after Mendeleev, is one of the areas of the city, directly on the beach. Some of the houses here are not saved, the people were evacuated. The mound — the only thing that protects against flooding of those

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