Mongolian HPS on Selenge can destroy fish kindergarten Baikal

Construction of the hydroelectric power plant in Mongolia flowing into the lake the river Selenga can destroy "fish nursery" and undermine the sturgeon population, cisco and other valuable fish species unique lake, said the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia.

"HPP" Shuren "on the main channel of the Selenga can significantly alter the natural flow of water into the lake and cut off migration routes sturgeon, trout, cisco, and other fish. Selenga River Delta — the most important natural biological filter and fish nursery lake. It is made with sediments brought by the river, some flow which will just be blocked

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Never before in the Arctic Sea was not as warm

Northern Hemisphere in the VIII-XIII centuries, it is comparable to the present — it is the opinion of many experts. Controversy is only one issue — the scale of the phenomenon: it was unclear whether this so-called medieval warm period, also called the small climatic optimum, a global phenomenon or whether it took place just north of the equator. But the fact that the temperature at the time beyond the current 1.5-2 degrees is generally accepted. Now a team of German researchers put this idea into question — at least in regard to the temperature of the water in

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In the Canadian River found foam unknown origin

Last Sunday, the locals have seen in the river in the north of Canada foam of unknown origin, which was floating down the river, by Monday the remains of the foam can be seen on the banks of the river, in the grass and bushes. Residents are concerned about this phenomenon, but the representative of the department of environmental monitoring, said that it is absolutely harmless, and will not affect the ecology of the region.

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Bulgarian astronomer explained twin peaks of solar activity

Bulgarian astronomer Katya Georgieva was explained by double sun peaks. Her article is accepted for publication in the journal ISRN Astronomy and Astrophysics, and its preprint available at arXiv.org. It is known that solar activity changes with a periodicity of 11 years. In 1967, Soviet astronomer Mstislav Gnevyshev noticed that many charts of solar activity than a maximum peak, but two. Further analysis of the activity of the Sun from 1874 to 1962 allowed the astronomer to establish that the first peak of activity occurs simultaneously in all latitudes, while the second — mainly in the lower limbs. With such

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Sinkhole in Rostov-on-Don

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That's the damn thing right in the middle of the road in Rostov-on-Don on ul.Narimanova formed in 3 minutes. Funnel instantly devoured the earth, sand, gravel, asphalt, and continues to grow in size.

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Ukrainian pilots to fight in Africa

UN officials said on Ukrainian military use of helicopters, located in the Congo. Fighting vehicles were used against the rebels, leading an attack on government troops in the country. UN military mission in Congo is the largest in the world. The contingent of the mission has more than 20 thousand people. It is composed of serve and Ukrainian pilots.

In the statement of the organization, it was stated that the military mission will continue to monitor and prevent the destabilization of the civilian population. The war resulted in the refugee camp, located just a few kilometers from the front line,

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Heavy snowfall in the Turkish capital has led to a serious accident, there are victims

At least five people were killed and about 30 injured in the accident intercity bus in Ankara last night during a heavy snowfall, is transmitted to the local media, citing police sources.

Bus route from the city of Van in southeastern Turkey in Istanbul, turned on the ring road of Ankara. The driver lost control in ice and snow, the bus lost control, hit guardrails and fell into a ditch, according to television station NTV.

Injured taken to a local hospital, where they received the necessary medical care. Because of heavy snow in the Turkish capital, dozens of accidents have

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In the Orenburg region marked by unfavorable stop rabies

In Orenburg, for seven months in 2011, there are four cases of rabies in animals. Only in Orenburg 72 points for rabies disadvantaged animals. On REGNUM correspondent reported Rosselkhoznadzor the Orenburg region. Experts note that in 2011, the cases of citizens on animal attacks on humans.

In particular, the June 29, 2011 received a petition from residents of Orenburg on the attack at her fighting dogs. As it turned out, the owner was walking his dog without a muzzle and on a soft collar. The attack dogs passerby was injured and had to seek medical attention.

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An earthquake with magnitude 5.2 occurred near the capital of Japan

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred east of Tokyo, in the neighboring Chiba Prefecture, reported mmo country.

Hearth lies at a depth of 80 kilometers. Tremors were felt in eight prefectures, the strongest they have been in central Tokyo and Kanagawa Prefecture.

No tsunami threat. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Sinkhole in China. Photo

The crater is 20 m wide and 30 m deep appeared on the 221-m highway in Giang Son, Zhejiang Province, East China, said baomoi.com.

The cause of the failure is said to have continuous heavy rains continued in recent days.

Recall the biggest flood in 55 years is happening in China today. The number of injured at the moment is 2 million.

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