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10 years after the flood recovery in Alberta, Canada

June 30, 2013. Overall damage from the floods is estimated at billions of dollars. Such estimates have been given this week after residents of the Canadian city of Calgary and other areas have begun to return home. As a result of a natural disaster killed 3 people, more than 100 000 of them were forced to leave their homes.

The Prime Minister of Alberta Alison Redford at the press conference said that to help people allocated 1 billion Canadian dollars, it is about $ 954 million effect of these contingencies is that the area will refrain from returning to

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Australia collapsed to the unprecedented heat and fire: the maps had to introduce a new color

January 9, 2013. Abnormally high temperatures have forced the Australian forecasters update the scale of the climate on the map of the continent. In the weather bureau added two new colors to indicate the temperature is above 50 degrees, which already has a well-founded fear, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.

If the earlier designation of the temperature limit of 40 degrees served orange color and its shades, this week it has been made orange high. On Monday, the thermometer rose to 40.33 degrees, breaking the record of 1972, when the temperature was 40.17 degrees. Tuesday, January 8, the

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More than 20 people were killed in floods in Afghanistan

August 11, 2013. At least 22 people, including six children, were killed in the floods north of the Afghan capital. This was reported today by representatives of the Kabul police. According to them, the cause of the disaster became prolonged heavy rains, accompanied by hail.

The number of victims is specified. Farmland suffered significant damage. Destroyed a number of houses: water flows easily demolish these buildings, since many of them are made of poor quality materials, such as clay.

Earlier this month, more than 60 people were killed in flooding caused by the rains also in Surobi district east of

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A map of the famine in 2011

For the UN World Food Programme made a map of the famine in 2011. The map was prepared on the basis of last year's report on the situation of food security in the world. The report of the UN World Food Programme states that the main causes of hunger in many parts of the world are natural disasters, military conflict and the lack of infrastructure in agriculture. According to the report, at present there are about a billion people live in poverty. 1 of 6 people are not getting enough nutrition necessary for healthy living.

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Ukraine Krivoy Rog survived hurricane and tornado

July 1, 2013. As previously reported by 0564, a deadly storm [29 June] in Krivoy Rog is de-energized more than 360 homes in the five boroughs.

So far, the 0564 edition are reports krivorozhan the terrible consequences of the hurricane.

As it turns out, is closer to the edge of town, in open areas, heavy wind, not only brought down to the roots of old, tall poplars, but was transformed into a veritable whirlwind!

Source: 0564.ua

 

Hurricane patted Krivoy Rog

June 30, 2013. City Krivoy Rog, Dnepropetrovsk region affected by the hurricane gust. This was "Dnepropetrovsk. Comments

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Save a choking city with "Sea Tree" …

Save a choking city with "Sea Tree" save the planet …

Dutch architect Koen Oltius Waterstudio.NL developed a way of increasing the green areas in cities. He created the "Sea Tree," which will improve air quality in urban areas and become a haven for the wildlife. Design can be placed in the river, lake or coastal cities.

The shape of the tree is similar to the rig. According to the author, the project sponsor can be a major oil company, expressing thus part in greening the environment.

To implement the project does not require the commissioning of expensive urban land.

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Scientist: After two years, the climate in the northern hemisphere will be colder

June 30, 2013. In 2015, the climate in the northern hemisphere will gradually change towards cooling. These conclusions were reached by a specialist Japanese National Agency for Marine Research Mototaka Nakamura, results of which are published today, local media reported.

In the course of studying Japanese scientist analyzed the changes in water temperature at the surface of the Greenland Sea from 1957 to the present and compared this information with the global climate change over the same period.

"Fluctuations in temperature Grenladskogo sea are a good indicator of changes that occur in areas of warm and cold currents of the

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2011 — Year of the Environment in China

2011 — Year of the Environment in China Facts

As China welcomes the new year of the Dragon, which has more impact on the climate and weather, this article will address environmental events that fall into the main headlines.

While air pollution is aggravated to a dangerous level in the Chinese capital, the most discussed in the environmental question was smog. The government promised to improve the rate of ozone pollution, nitrogen oxides and fine particles PM2, 5, damaging the respiratory system. To date, official data very blurry, so most of Beijing residents rely on data of U.S. monitoring stations.

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In Tokyo, the possibility of a strong earthquake

In Tokyo, the possibility of a strong earthquake danger zone

According to researchers at the University of Tokyo, a strong earthquake in the capital has to happen before the government believes. In the next few years, a disaster will overtake Tokyo, so companies and people should start preparing now. Speedy development is explained by an earthquake in March 2011.

The probability that an earthquake of magnitude 7 occur in the next 4 years in the southern part of Tokyo, is 70%. The government, in turn, said that an earthquake of magnitude 7.3 could occur in the next 30 years, with

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Volcanic activity in the Red Sea

Volcanic activity in the Red Sea Natural Disasters

As a result of the eruption of December 19, 2011 in the Red Sea fishermen witnessed lava fountains up to 30 meters. Seismic activity in the region is not limited to a single eruption, and December 23, a group of small islands off the west coast of Zubair Yemen, a new island.

This part of the Red Sea rift is over between the African and Arab tectonic plates, which is the process of actively forming the ocean floor. Zubair Islands, Yemen envelopes from the north-west to south-east, stand out above the sea

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