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Typhoon Bebinka took over the island of Hainan

June 24, 2013. Typhoon with frivolous name "Bebinka" originated last week in the South China Sea, passed over the island of Hainan and approximately at 11:10 Beijing time on June 22 reached the coast of the mainland. According to the National Weather Service in China, is it? first output of a tropical cyclone to the land this year, which is slightly ahead of the average long-term date (June 29).

The storm affected the territory of two states: strong storm rains in southern China and northern Vietnam. Daily precipitation exceeding 100 mm and the accumulated? 600. On the coasts there

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Status of disasters of geological origin in China is still grave

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In the first half of this year the number of accidents has increased in the geological character 10 times compared to the same period last year. On related issues in an exclusive interview with Trend. Xinhua said the head of the Ministry of Land and Resources, the inspector general of public lands Xu Shaoshi.

Xu Shaoshi said that in recent years, especially in the situation with the nature of the geological disasters are extremely acute. From January to July this year, China was a total of 26009 disasters of geological origin, including human sacrifices

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After the storm Bebinka on China fall Rumbaugh

June 29, 2013. The South China at about 30 miles an hour is coming tropical storm "Rambam". He will come to the province of Guangdong on July 1-2.

Meanwhile, authorities in the region are counted damage storm "Bebinka", struck China on June 22. Then it was delayed 128 flights, which is why in Sanya lingered about 6.8 million passengers.

In the east of the country affected by floods in the last month element 335 homes destroyed and 22.2 thousand hectares of crops. Due to bad weather affected 666,000 people, 5,674 local residents were evacuated. The damage amounted to 525

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When the weather becomes climate

April 25, 2013. We watch the weather every day. But if you look at the changes over the past decades, or even centuries, the question arises: when is "weather" becomes "climate"? Scientists believe that we should not jump to conclusions, because the temperature fluctuations may be just a whim of nature. The data obtained by satellite, reflect the situation in a short period of time. Then come to the aid of climatologists story. From the hand of the recorded weather observations — an invaluable source of information that allows you to keep track of climate change through the centuries.

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Global map of fires in the period from 10 to 19 June

June 28, 2013. With the help of satellites «Terra and Aqua» made a map of fires raging in the forests and plains across our planet. At stake is a hit even a small ignition source, which emerged in the period from 10 to 19 June 2013.

The intensity of the fire is indicated by a color palette of red (lowest severity) to yellow (fires are very dangerous territory off long ago). When creating maps professionals have relied on satellite data on the thermal anomalies on the surface of the Earth.

See also: Global map of fires

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Flooding in Canada has resulted in two deaths

June 22, 2013. From the area of flooding in the Canadian province of Alberta, including the suburbs of the "oil capital" of Calgary, were evacuated hundreds of thousands of people.

According to BBC, the two found dead, the number of victims is not specified.

Disaster area visited by the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper. According to him, the government is taking "swift action".

Recall due to heavy floods in Alberta rivers burst their banks. Flood waters washed away roads and bridges carry cars, flooded homes, felled trees and power line pylons. In Calgary, the state of emergency.

Source: Rosbalt

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7 rules of disposal of hazardous waste

7 rules of disposal of hazardous waste to save the planet

Do not know what to do with the old plasma TV? Want to leave it in a landfill in gift homeless? Very noble, but somewhat dangerous for the environment. How to get rid of unwanted or failed utensils and not to harm the planet, will prompt the following seven rules:

Engine Oil

In most countries, is strictly forbidden to pour motor oil on the ground or down the drain. Waste water containing oil is extremely difficult amenable to further purification. Oil entering the soil gets into the groundwater and

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A rare tornado force marched to the islands in Indonesia

A rare tornado force marched to the islands in Indonesia Natural Disasters

Powerful tornado erupted on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi and the southern part of the northern part of Sumatra February 24, 2012. As a result, killing five people, destroyed many houses in Watty Sidenreng Rappange Sulawesi and West Sumatra Pakpake.

In Sidrape tornado raged for more than 15 minutes, destroying 59 private houses, 47 of which was razed to the ground. More than 215 villagers were evacuated. In the district towns and Salak Simpakrob West Pakpaka was destroyed about 40 homes. February 26 representative of the National Disaster

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Global warming will suspend nuclear war

Global warming will suspend nuclear war to save the planet

Fig. Stokes atmospheric nuclear experiments conducted in Nevada, August 7, 1957.

With the help of a computer model of NASA scientists found that small regional nuclear war can do a good job the world's climate and improve the environment. To do this, take the 100 nuclear bomb capacity of 15,000 tons of TNT, similar to those that exploded in Hiroshima, and a mini-war between the two emerging nuclear powers such as Pakistan and India.

According to the model, the resulting explosion of millions of tons of soot rise into the

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Europe is gradually turning into desert

October 4. 12 European countries are affected by the transformation of the territories in the desert. According to a recent UN study, it is Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Spain, Cyprus, Latvia, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. The reasons for the phenomenon — a sharp deterioration in the quality of soils, their irrational usage and climate change.

According to the forecast of the EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, while the desert has touched 12 European countries, there is a danger that in the next 10 years, this phenomenon will become more common.

The problem is that in the climate

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