Vincent typhoon over South China

Vincent typhoon over South China Natural Disasters

Most of the rainfall brought by typhoon Category 3, fell to 131 km to the south-west of Hong Kong to Taishan, Guangdong Province. Wind speed at a radius of 40-45 km from the storm reached 192 km / h At the typhoon entire business life of the city to a halt. Fortunately, the two largest populated port Hong Kong and Macau were not affected by the elements.

In the season of 2012 is the second typhoon in the western Pacific Ocean. Although just before collapse bulk power Vincent rain fell on

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The upper part of the glacier in Greenland is melting rapidly

The upper part of the glacier in Greenland is melting rapidly Facts

As it turned out, the rate of melting of the top layer of the cover. Greenland in July 2012 proved to be the fastest in 30 years. The process involved the thin ice of the outlying coastal and central areas in the 3 km thick. By mid-July is 97% of harp shell subjected to thinning at high temperatures. This phenomenon in the scientific community got its name — the "heat island", or large mass of heated air, place over Greenland from the end of May. The dome is

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Ashtray or ekopylesos?

Ashtray or ekopylesos? It is interesting

According to the World Health Organization, each year because of air pollution in the world prematurely kills about two million people. Except cars, factories and chemical emissions, threatens even innocent people walking on a city of "fresh" air. By the way, people's homes await unsafe cleaning products, paints, aerosols with a serious set of chemicals as part of penetrating the housing air.

Taking all this into account, a group of architects, engineers and inventors from Poland tried to solve the problem of air pollution by its practicality and efficiency of the project.

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Apple refuses to check their products on sustainability

Apple refuses to verify their products to environmentally Facts

Apple is almost at the last moment refused to participate in the environmental certification program, EPEAT, designed to increase the participation of working with information technology companies in a variety of environmental projects, including those relating to the more "green" manufacturing process. Such a move Apple was universal outrage.

Thus, the 50 departments of the municipality of San Francisco refused to use the product 39 products above grade because they did not meet the standards EREAT that the city strongly supported. For such products as the iPhone and iPad

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The July drought in the U.S.: a photo report

The July drought in the U.S.: Photo Weather and Climate

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Once the water level in Lake Medina fell to a critical level of 16 meters, and the dry dock was down. Farmers face water shortage in the area of San Antonio, Texas. 2.

Another consequence of the drought are fires. A striking example is the fire in High Park to the west of Fort Collins, Colorado. Fell victim to fire 250 houses, 364 km2 of forest. To replace it by a new fire in the canyon Waldo. As a result, two people were killed and

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Global warming is a danger to the cultural heritage

Global warming is a danger to the cultural heritage Facts

Almost all of the studies and discussions related to environmental impacts of climate change and global warming on natural ecosystems. However, future climatic perturbations can have a negative impact on the traditional way of life of the various indigenous tribes, because they live in close proximity with the changing environment and are directly dependent on the state.

Therefore, any factor that adversely affects the balance of nature on our planet would violate the way of life of these small groups of people that will be practically no time

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Flooding in central Nigeria

Flooding in central Nigeria Natural Disasters

In Nigeria, the beginning of the next rainy season, which brought the first flood, leading out of the country's infrastructure operating and bringing down buildings. After the first wave of showers reported 35 dead in the central city of Jos, and in the economic capital Lagos.

Flooding occurred in Jos after dam Lamingo. Washed away or damaged about 200 houses. The victims were so many people because the levees break occurred in the evening after a three-hour rain when most residents returned from work and was at home, getting ready for bed.

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New cup holder will keep 100,000 trees

New cup holder will keep 100,000 trees to save the planet

Looking to reduce the environmental impact Starbucks Coffee Company has recently announced the launch of new biodegradable cup holder, which is used in the production of less than unprocessed raw materials. In addition, the new product will link easier to transport. According to a press release, the cup holder EarthSleeve on 85% recycled materials, which is 25% more than the previous version.

In 2011 Starbucks customers in the U.S. has used and dumped nearly 3 billion cup holder. Of course, the problem can be addressed through the

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Drought threatens the forests of Borneo

Drought threatens the forests of Borneo's interesting

Tropical forests of Southeast Asia, participating in the formation of precipitation in the region, about 130 million years. As has become clear from recent observations on these ancient treasures of the world, giving the house and food to thousands of species of plants and animals in danger, called drought.

From about the 1960s, the Indian Ocean become significantly warmer, El Niño episodes in this part of Asia increased, which reduced rainfall by 1% per decade. If trends in South-East Asia will seasonality, temperature becomes higher and drier climate, with negative effects

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Landslide at Mount Li recognized the largest in North America

Landslide at Mount Li recognized the largest in North America, Natural Disasters

The length of the landslide came down from the slopes of Mount Li, Alaska, June 11 was more than 9 km and an area of 9.3 km2. He had covered most of the Johns Hopkins Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park in the valley of the mountains. Shake the ground while descending landslide was so strong that the U.S. Geological Survey has equated it to an earthquake measuring 3.4 points.

Debris from the advancing mass, raised a wave of air, the rate of which was about

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