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Vases, terrariums for the design of premises

Vases, terrariums for design dwelling guide presents

Guide to choosing eco-gifts 2012-2013 ' 1 '  

Unlike ordinary terrariums, this instance is no shading of glass in the form and it can be easily attached to the wall. Each of the terrarium is unique in appearance, relief, and made from recycled glass. Plants not included. Can be purchased at a price: $ 52

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Asteroid 2012 BX34 very close

Asteroid 2012 BX34 very close Facts

January 27 at a distance of about 60,000 km from the Earth, which is 0.2 the way to the moon, fly open two days ago, asteroid 2012 BX34. According to the Minor Planet Center, in the middle of the day (15:30 UTC) amateur astronomers can observe flying asteroid, the brightness of which is 14 magnitudes and equals the brightness of Pluto.

According to recent data, the rate of 2012 BX34 size of a bus up to 8900 km / s. The trajectory of the flight is clearly defined and lies closer to the Earth's

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The earthquake off the island of Crete

The earthquake off the island of Crete Natural Disasters

According to the Department of Geophysics, University of Thessaloniki, an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred in the south of the Aegean Sea north of Crete at a depth of 14.8 kilometers. European Mediterranean Seismic Center also recorded an earthquake, but at a depth of 10 kilometers. There were no injuries.

Most earthquakes in the central and northern Greece are the result of the interaction of plates, which is detected by the motion of a small Aegean plate in the south-west of the Eurasian at 30 millimeters per year. Aegean (Greek) plate

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After 13 years, mankind faces a water crisis

March 25. Experts believe that after 13 years, mankind expects a "water crisis."

"According to the forecast of Russian scientists in 2025-2030 years the amount of fresh water, which consumes humanity, equal to its resources. That is the first time humanity will face a serious water crisis. Already our planet with a population of 7 billion people experiencing water scarcity. In this case, population growth continues, the volume of water will only increase ", — quotes" Interfax "the founder of the association" Ekoklaster "Alexander Konovalov.

"About 70% of the world's consumption of water from surface water and ground water is

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Landslides in Papua — New Guinea

Landslides in Papua — New Guinea Natural Disasters

In the central mountainous part of Papua — New Guinea landslide occurred. Reported 40 dead and 20 missing local villages, located near the town of Mendi. According to the energy minister, in two villages in disaster occurred at night, so that people do not have time to wake up and escape. The dead included many children.

In a landslide formed a trench length of 1.5 kilometers, which cut off all possible transport links to the affected region and difficult evacuation. Within a radius of a kilometer in the forest found the huge

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The heat in the northwest of Mexico could reach almost 50 degrees

June 28, 2013. The state government of Sonora in northwest Mexico are sounding the alarm: According to forecasters, on Friday, the thermometer in some areas of the state can rise to 49 degrees Celsius.

The Civil Defense reported that this unusually high temperature in June is associated with an area of low pressure formed over the states of Sonora and Baja California.

Very hot period will last about four days, but the authorities do not expect a quick change in the weather and prepared a special asylum, where people can take refuge from the heat. Now residents to alert you

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Is it dangerous to solar storms?

Is it dangerous to solar storms? It is interesting

Solar storms can throw a stream of charged particles, capable of a speed of 1.5 million miles per hour. Sometimes solar storm reaches Earth. Is it dangerous? Should I be concerned?

At the moment, the sun is in its active phase of the 11-year cycle. Many dark spots open for viewing through special telescopes and filters. Space observatories capable of detecting bright flashes, which are powerful radiation from the surface of the sun for a few minutes to several hours. Random coronal mass ejections as bubbles of gas and magnetic fields

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Two medium-strength earthquakes in Italy

Two medium-strength earthquakes in Italy Natural Disasters

January 25, 2012 in northern Italy in the Emilia Romagna region near the city of Parma, an earthquake measuring 4.9. Tremors were felt over a wide area of the country, as well as in the southern Switzerland. The epicenter of the earthquake was near the villages Lentinone, Corte Godi and Enza. Victims were found, but the local data in several houses collapsed chimney, and the streets of Parma destroyed masonry.

8:00 before the aftershocks occurred strength 4.9, 4.3 earthquake struck the area of Verona, located 80 kilometers from Parma. The epicenter was at

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Greenhouse gases were the cause of the abnormally hot summer in Australia

June 27, 2013. Record high temperatures this summer in Australia due to the fact that climate change has weakened the cooling of its currents in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, increasing the likelihood of recurrence of episodes of extreme heat up to five times, according to an article accepted for publication in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.

"Our research has shown that such episodes of extreme heat will occur much more frequently and are much stronger due to greenhouse gases and climate change. The last such outbreak this year is notable not only for its record-setting temperatures, but also the

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Noctilucent clouds — the harbinger of global climate change?

The clouds in the sky over the Estonian National Park Soomaa

June 17, 2013. Night glowing noctilucent clouds are another unusual and little-studied type of clouds. They were first seen in 1885 after the eruption of Krakatoa. It is therefore considered that they are formed by the condensation of water vapor on the dust particles, followed by its transformation into ice. All this occurs at high altitudes (noctilucent clouds are the highest clouds).

Recently these clouds appear increasingly, including in the lower latitudes.

A number of scientists is of the opinion that the increase in emissions of methane,

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