Climate change promotes the spread of infectious diseases

Climate change promotes the spread of infectious diseases Facts

According to one study, global warming and other changes in the Earth's climate will significantly change the nature of human infections and the spread of diseases in animals. The change in temperature will greatly affect the biological response as a carrier, and themselves germs or viruses.

Scientists have managed to find an example of such changes. In Latin America, live frog species whose population began to decrease, as a species has become sensitive to the killing of frogs fungus. With climate change, immunity frogs stopped working in the usual

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Canada withdrew from the Kyoto Protocol

Canada withdrew from the Kyoto Protocol to save the planet

Canada withdrew from Kiotskogo Protocol on climate change through the day after the updates, referring to the lack of agreement.

 

Minister for Environment Canada Peter Kent announces withdrawal from the Kyoto Protocol on climate change.

According to the Minister of Environment Canada, Peter Kent, the country took advantage of their legal right to leave the agreement, as it is not in the interest of the country and the world at large. Last year, along with Japan and Russia, she warned of non-acceptance of amendments to the Kyoto

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"Expo-2012" in Yeosu, South Korea

"Expo-2012" in Yeosu, South Korea Facts

From May 12 to August 12, 2012 in Yeosu, South Korea, held the International Exhibition "Expo-2012" on the theme "The Living Ocean and the coastal zone." The exhibition is the first of its kind to focus on the ocean and the islands and the international recognition of their role. The main message of the exhibition was the welfare of mankind, which is associated with the state of the oceans at risk. Sea level rise, loss of biodiversity, ocean acidification, and pollution — some of the many problems that threaten the seas and coasts. Restoring

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Inflow of fresh water twice intensifies hurricanes, typhoons and tropical cyclones

Inflow of fresh water twice intensifies hurricanes, typhoons and tropical cyclones Facts

After a decade of monitoring tropical cyclones, it was found that when the storms are moving through the ocean water mixed with fresh water from flowing into rivers, it does increase the intensity of hurricanes and typhoons. Let the probability that the storm will be held in the region of cluster of fresh water, is only 10-23%, but if it happens, the increase in the intensity of 50%.

The observed features can significantly improve the mechanism of forecasting hurricanes, depending on the coordinate origin of climatic

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Disaster particularly seriously affected the Asian cities

Disaster particularly seriously affected the Asian cities Facts

Deadly floods, power outages, endless traffic jams — all a result of rapid economic development, extreme weather conditions and migration of rural residents to cities. Accordingly, the absence of a competent strategic development plan, a minor investment in infrastructure and the lack of political will has meant that large cities are critically vulnerable to climate change.

Over the last few years in Bangkok and Manila hit by severe floods for decades, while India was the world's largest power outage due to queries raised by the burgeoning industry, a growing number

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Fires in Spain led to the evacuation of thousands of people

Fires in Spain led to the evacuation of thousands of people Natural Disasters

Since the beginning of the fire at the two Canary Islands La Gomera and Tenerife evacuation exposed 5000 people. Many roads are blocked for security reasons. Fire swept the smallest island of the archipelago more than a week ago, but so far the operation to extinguish not yielded results. The flames threatened the safety of local national parks. In one of them, called Garajonay destroyed almost 810 hectares of forest. This is a huge loss, as many of the species of flora have an age of more

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Climate change threatens California Hydropower

Climate change threatens California Hydropower Scientists prove

California scientists who conducted the study of the effect of climate change on production, demand and price of hydropower, said he expects a significant change in the quantitative and temporal characteristics of the flow of water in the state. Because of the dry and hot climate state will receive less rainfall, with most of them in the form of rain, which significantly affect the operation of hydroelectric plants.

Distribution of hydropower in California. On average, about 15% are in California produce hydroelectric power is a cheap and relatively clean source of

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London Olympics has become one of the cleanest because of wet weather

London Olympics has become one of the cleanest because of wet weather Weather and Climate

A group of scientists involved in the UK research project on long-term monitoring of the atmosphere in London, measured the levels of air pollution and soil for the last 2 years. In an attempt to establish the laws of air pollution and to predict future changes in the conditions we measured the levels of carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide and ozone (the key indicators of pollution), as well as harmful aerosol particles and other chemicals in the atmosphere.

Early results have shown that the

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EU introduces new regulations for disposal of electronic waste

EU introduces new regulations for disposal of electronic waste Facts

August 13 in the European Union, it was announced that no one owned the electronic and electrical waste necessarily will be a special system for processing. This is done in order to collect recyclable materials from precious and rare metals such as gold, silver, copper, etc.

According to the directive issued by 2016 the percentage of the collection of e-waste is expected to reach 45-and by 2019, 65%. All countries within the European Union, delivered up to 14 February next year, to which they must synchronize their internal

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Deadly lightning on Bangladeshis

Deadly lightning on Bangladeshis Facts

During the monsoon rains and thunderstorms in Bangladesh strong lightning struck the tent, which was a portable mosque, organized for the evening prayer. At the time that it contains dozens of worshipers. From the disaster 13 people were killed, 20 were injured. The tragedy occurred at 192 km from the capital Dhaka in the remote north-eastern region of the country in the village Sarashvati.

Help victims villagers deliver virtually no opportunity, as the same name river burst its banks after a week of incessant rains. Wounded, many of whom were in critical condition,

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