The fire destroyed about three thousand acres of forest in north-eastern Spain

Raging forest fire three days in the municipality in Catalonia Raskera destroyed about three thousand acres of forest, said on Thursday the national television in Spain.

Dozens of residents of nearby communities were forced to leave their homes due to severe forest fire, which was given the highest degree of danger.

Fight the fire prevented the wind and limited visibility.

The official statement of the government of Catalonia states that the anti-forest fire aimed in particular, 60 fire brigades and hundreds of volunteers. In addition, in extinguishing a forest fire involves 13 specially equipped helicopters and airplanes.

This forest fire

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From the Latvian Reserve escaped bear

Bear Made Sunday evening willfully left Līgatne reserve in northern Latvia, reports the online edition Delfi.

Bear of Līgatne Reserve. Photo Delfi

As described in the Vidzeme regional police headquarters, a bear ran between 18:00 and 18:30 local time (19:00 — 19:30 GMT).

In connection with the incident of police blocked all access roads to the park and urged residents without needing to go out.

As recalled Delfi, in August 2011 Made already ran out of the reserve. Bear found in the evening the next day — she regales apples in another garden. Then the specialists had to draw out

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Lightning knocked out of Beijing airport

A powerful storm, accompanied by vivid lightning and heavy rains, knocked out Beijing Airport "Beijing Capital", which was considered the main aviation hub in China. As a result, were canceled and delayed about 250 flights and thousands of passengers stranded in the terminal.

On Friday nightbrunt of the disaster hit many parts of China. But first, the bad weather has affected the passenger air transport. Beijing airport administration has admitted that so far can not restore normal operation of the facility.

Due to lightning and heavy rain had to cancel 138 flights largest Chinese airlines. Another 104 flight was

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A new case was detected in ASF goskomplekse Zavidovo, Tver region

A new case of African swine fever (ASF), the second this month, is registered in the Tver region in goskomplekse "Zavidovo" Konakovo district, said on Wednesday the agency.

Wave of outbreaks of ASF in Tver region began in May. Since that time, foci were detected among domestic pigs, and among wild boars.

"Nineteen November at one of the feeding grounds in SC" Zavidovo "found four bodies boars. Samples were taken pathological material for research on the ASF. Place where found dead boars were disinfected, carcasses destroyed by burning," — said the Rosselkhoznadzor on Tverskaya and Pskov.

Tuesday experts veterinary laboratory

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Environmentally friendly cars will be called BMW i

BMW is registered in the German Patent and Trademark name brands, which are expected to be used to describe the new hybrid and electric cars, reports auto.lenta.ru. As an automaker has registered trade marks: i1, i2, i3, i4, i5, i6, i7, i8 and i9, and also introduced the logo with the letter "i". This is stated on the website e90post.com.

Leaders of the German manufacturer expects that such a name would be "as strong" as the letter "M", which is released under the "charged" machines. In this connection, it is possible that such a title would be like the letter

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In the Kemerovo region in October daisies bloom

Kemerovo region, the M-53 The month of October and we have in Siberia is warm. Blooming daisies! Is not it a miracle?

December 2010 in the UK was the coldest in 120 years

December 2010 was the coldest in the UK for the last 120 years of observations, reported British meteorologists.

According to the data collected, the average temperature in December in 2010 was minus 0.6 degrees, which is the lowest figure since 1890.

For 10 nights in December the temperature in different parts of the UK dropped below minus 18 degrees.

The lowest temperature — minus 21.1 degrees — was recorded in the vicinity of the English town of Sutherland on December 1.

Severe cold snap and snow in mid-December caused disruptions in air communication country, cold and precipitation during the month

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Inquiry into leakage 10 thousand liters of oil are in Sakhalin

Okha City Prosecutor conducts inquiry into leaks in the Sakhalin area of more than 10 million liters of oil from the damaged section of the pipeline, said on Monday the regional prosecutor's office.

"According to preliminary information, 10 February as a result of corrosion of the pipeline, the company" Rosneft-Sakhalinmorneftegaz "in 800 meters from the Southern Scrub deposit" Odoptu — sea "on the surface it was about 10 000 liters of oil," — said in a statement.

It is noted that at the time of the accident continues, contaminated snow and soil removed and disposed of. Getting oil to neighboring

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Meteorite struck the roof of a residential building in Brazil

Alleged meteorite struck the roof of an apartment in the south of Brazil, pulp, local media reported.

The incident occurred in the dark. Resident of the capital of the southern Brazilian state of Parana, Curitiba, noticed a bright flash and a thin strip of light raschertivshuyu sky. Then he heard a loud noise on the roof of his house.

The next day found in the house of the Brazilian piece of rock of unknown origin and called specialists from the Federal University of Paraná.

Alleged meteorite sent for analysis to the astronomical laboratory of the university.

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In the Kirov region found 150 thousand dead, goldfish

Vyatskopolyansky prosecutors discovered the mass death of fish in the lake belt, located in the south-eastern part of the village Kulygi Vyatskopolyansky district.

According to preliminary calculations, the number of dead animals "goldfish" is over 150 thousand, according newsler.ru

One possible cause of death of fish was seen getting into the lake chemically hazardous substances. However, when viewed from the coastal strip during the test discharges into water was found.

Amount of damage to the environment is established. At the moment, the prosecution is checking compliance prirodohraneniya Kulygi village administration.

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