More and more companies recognize the reality of risk from global warming

Seeing how much more severe and unpredictable climate has become over the past decade, many companies and businesses are seriously concerned about the fact that climate can affect the success of their activities.

More than one-third (37%) of the surveyed firms believe that a changing climate can cause them physical harm to the here and now. Until two years ago, this figure was only 10% of respondent firms. 81% now agree that climate risks are presented to business activities, keeping supply chains and planning. Last year, this opinion only 71%. Last year, 68% of companies have always taken into

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Bataisk to the river Broad throws dead fish

What caused the mass death of her remains to be seen.

For a few days in the city to the river Bataisk Broad throws dead fish. The first alarm sounded the locals who live on the street of Kalinin.

— Now the heat, and a lot of swimming in the river — says Svetlana Kalinina Street resident Murzova. — And if in such numbers dying fish, so the river water is something wrong. Of course, we are afraid for their lives, especially the lives and health of our detey.A here that said "Komsomolskaya Pravda" Deputy Head of Aquaculture Rosselkhoznadzor Nina

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In the Dominican Republic recorded the first death from cholera

Dominican authorities have officially confirmed the first death from cholera in the country.

According to the Ministry of Health DR in Higuey — the capital of the province of Altagracia — Last Friday, January 21, 53, died Haitian named Francois Renold, ITAR-TASS reported.

"After it happened, our staff have taken steps to monitor and disease control areas, where the victim of the disease. Further cases of infection so far there have been no", — the report of the MOH.

According to one of the sons of the deceased, Francois was in Haiti last nine years.

Only in the Dominican Republic

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A crack in Leesburg, Florida, USA

In Europe, the fog covered several countries

United Kingdom, Romania and the Netherlands in the power of mist. Closed airports in Romania closed the largest port of Constanta. In the Netherlands, even canceled a football match, because I do not see any ball or gate. Roads tightened fog areas also observed very difficult situation.

Russias chief sanitary doctor predicts a flu epidemic in the second half of the week

This is due to the cooling and the end of the school holidays

In the second half of the week is expected to surge in the incidence of SARS. This was to "Interfax" reported the chief sanitary doctor Gennady Onishchenko, Russia.

According to him, the flu epidemic is not expected. An increase in the number of cases related to the cold end of the school holidays and the cold snap over the weekend.

Gennady Onishchenko flu epidemic forecasts after the holidays.

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Biologists confirmed the hypothesis unrecognized Nabokov about butterflies

Scientists using DNA analysis confirmed the validity of the hypothesis of the origin of Nabokov's butterflies.

Biologists are using DNA analysis confirmed the validity of the hypothesis of the origin of butterflies proposed writer Vladimir Nabokov. Article scientists published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society of London.

Nabokov life attracted butterflies — he studied the morphology and anatomy of insects and headed the department for the study of butterflies at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. Favorite subject of research of the writer were butterflies blues form Polyommatus blues.

Based on the analysis of insect genitalia

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Flooding in Belogorsk

In Sevastopol flown locusts

In high summer the Crimean and Ukrainian media have sounded the alarm — Peninsula attacked the giant locusts: the insects scare away tourists and destroy crops. And most of the locust affected Bakhchisarai, Saki, Soviet, and the Black Sea areas Pervomaysky Crimea and Sevastopol.

Last locust invasion in the Crimea was observed 5 years ago. Voracious insects have destroyed almost all the crops of alfalfa and corn.

This summer, history may repeat itself: locusts seen in several parts of the peninsula, mostly — a rural area. Got to insects and residential areas.

One of the possible affected areas called

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Mass death of fish in the river district Uvinke Vavozhskogo

Izhevsk, Udmurtia. In the river Uvinke in Vavozhskogo district killed all the fish. Local fishermen catch it. On the river abruptly stopped biting, and the entire bottom was covered with the corpses of fish, reports susanin.udm.ru. Signal at the place of death of fish left experts monitoring of water and fish resources, Udmurt veterinary diagnostic center and State Veterinary Udmurt Republic.

In several places the lanes were cut, seen that information was confirmed. By commissioning samples were collected dead fish bionts, water. Experts immediately put forward two versions of the cause of death of fish — Dumping of toxic poisoning

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