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Lingering cold in Pakistan could cause water shortages

Lingering cold in Pakistan could cause water shortages Weather and Climate

Changing weather types with characteristic lingering winters may lead to inaction farmers in Sindh instead of the usual preparation for the new growing season.

Usually glaciers begin to melt in March, providing enough water for the whole season, but this year's extreme cold prevented this. The water level in the reservoirs of Mangla and Tarbela reached the minimum level, which can lead to serious consequences: about 40-50% of the area of Sindh face the problem of water shortage in the summer crop (Kharif), which starts in April.

It is

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USDA: drought and flooding caused damage to almost 20 billion rubles

September 17, 2013. The Ministry of Agriculture estimated the approximate damage to agriculture of Russia in 2013, unfavorable weather conditions.

This year's drought hit crops in Tatarstan, Udmurtia, Chuvashia, Kalmykia, Bashkortostan, in Rostov, Ulyanovsk, Orenburg, Kirov and Perm. In these regions, even introduced a state of emergency. The damage amounted to 11.4 billion rubles.

In the Far East, crops were lost on the flood — The affected areas to 370,900 hectares. Preliminary damage including loss of profits estimated at 7.9 billion rubles, the direct costs — 3.1 billion rubles.

In addition to the Far East, from a large water crops

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Indonesia insists that Britain took back clogged scrap

Indonesia insists that Britain take back scrap littered Facts

According to the Agency for Environmental Protection, Indonesia asks Britain to take 1,800 tons of contaminated debris. In January 2012, inspectors from Jakarta found 89 British metal containers containing liquid and other forms of illegal waste. The containers were found sand, asphalt, plastics and leaking white liquid. The investigation in this case began, as British companies are prohibited to import contaminated waste in Indonesia.

In 2011, 51 container, prepared for shipment, was arrested and returned to the UK, while in 2010, the Agency received 31 statement back about 407 tons of

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Haze over Southeast Asia

Haze over Southeast Asia Facts

Northern Thailand, Laos and Myanmar, part covered by a dense veil of fog and haze due to large-scale agricultural and forest fire in March 2012, fueled prior to planting. Concentration of dust particles in the air has risen to a level that is considered dangerous.

The number of particles in Thailand twice the safe rate — 120 micrograms per cubic meter. Pollution Control Department, said that in most provinces after heavy rains on 11-12 March 2012 number of small suspended particles PM10 fell below levels considered dangerous. Before the rains occurred on the northern region

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Tornado in the south-east of Dexter, Michigan

Tornado in the south-east of Dexter, Michigan Natural Disasters

Less than two weeks after a series of powerful tornadoes in Indiana and Kentucky, picking up dozens of lives, the U.S. again under threat of bad weather. March 15, 2012 four Midwestern states were controlled by the raging storms and thunderstorms. In Michigan, the local television broadcast images of funnel clouds looming over the village of Dexter. As a result of a tornado destroyed more than 100 homes and other buildings, some of which was razed to the ground. According to official figures, the victims or the victims were found.

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Tropical storms and floods in Mexico has claimed more than 40 lives

September 17, 2013. Two tropical storm hit Mexico. "Manuel" dealt a blow to the popular resort of Acapulco in the hotels of the city are stuck 40 thousand tourists. Weakening Hurricane "Ingrid" influenced the work of oil companies in the Gulf of Mexico. Torrential rains caused flooding in the inland areas, victims of floods have killed at least 42 people.

The resorts of Acapulco tropical storm "Manuel" not only banished from the beaches of American tourists, but also caused a gathering of several landslides that actually destroyed several neighborhoods on the outskirts of the city.

"Unfortunately, most of

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EGNOS system will receive protection from the sun

EGNOS system will receive protection from the sun's interesting

Representatives of the European Space Agency and the company Thales Alenia Space signed a contract to strengthen the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service EGNOS and its protection from solar radiation. Discussed measures to further upgrade such services.

EGNOS officially began its work on 1 October 2009, and was used to increase the accuracy and reliability of the satellite signals and GPS-devices. Of this service depends on the work air travel, if you want to calculate the coordinates to an accuracy of 1 meter, or to make a landing at night or

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In Peru, the volcano awoke Ubinas

September 4, 2013. After four years of silence, in the south-west of Peru volcano awoke Ubinas. Several explosions were reported on Monday. Smoke and ash rose to a height of up to two kilometers. However, while the activity of the volcano is estimated to be low, and for nearby residents, he is not a threat. Experts believe that the eruption could trigger a heavy snowfall.

Source: Euronews

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Women's sandals from running Vivibarefoot

Women's sandals from running Vivibarefoot guide presents

Guide to choosing eco-gifts 2012-2013 ' 5 '  

This variant shoe combines features of beach slippers and running shoes. It is noteworthy that for their production uses only recycled and safe materials, selected from local sources of raw materials. All technology meet environmental standards, so they could not be better suited for girls who respect both healthy and "green" way of life, as well as minimalist, because the producers follow the conviction that in the shoes of this kind should be a maximum of freedom for the feet, which is

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Martian lakes may contain fossils fossils

Martian lakes may contain fossils fossils Facts

Judging by the lakes and oceans in the northern hemisphere of Mars in the distant past the planet had water. In a recent study by NASA and the European Space Agency by Brown University found that about one-third of the former lakes contain deposits of clay, very similar to fossils of living organisms on Earth. Further study of these lakes is important for science, as in future Mars missions can be organized astrobiologists to search for signs of life on the red planet.

The hypothesis is that if Mars was habitable planet, the

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