Tropical countries are at risk because of rising sea levels

Scientists estimate that by 2100 the sea level in the tropics will be 150% higher than the global average. Will be particularly vulnerable lowlands of Western Australia, Hawaii and the islands of the South Pacific. Because these areas of the planet have a high population density, the rise in water level can be a real disaster worldwide.

A group of researchers from Bristol University Center for the Study of glaciers using computer models tried to define the key factors that affect the process of raising the water level. When the last ice age came to an end, billions of

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Protest against nuclear power has gathered 5000 Swiss

On Sunday, about 5,000 Swiss came to the protest in Myuleberg against the use of nuclear energy, according to AFP.

Action in Myuleberge timed to the anniversary of the accident at the Japanese nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1" in the earthquake and tsunami on 11 March 2011. The demonstrators demanded that the existing Swiss nuclear power plants "Beznau" and "Myuleberg" ceased to operate.

According to organizers of the action, Switzerland needs to develop alternative, non-hazardous energy sources. The action took place in the city center without incident.

9.0-magnitude earthquake that struck northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011, was officially named the

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Sunday will bring to the Tomsk region warming to plus 1 degree

Wind up to 23 meters per second, and the temperature to plus one degree expected in Tomsk region on Sunday, said the weather center.

On Saturday afternoon in Tomsk was about 14 degrees below zero.

On Monday the Tomsk hydrometeorological declared a storm warning in view of the fact that from 26 to 28 February in the Tomsk region were expected snow, blizzards, wind gusts up to 17-22 meters per second. On Thursday, forecasters extended storm warning until Saturday. Later, a storm warning was extended until Monday.

"In the Tomsk region the day temperature minus four — plus one degree,

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An earthquake measuring 5.9 occurred in Buryatia

At the epicenter of an earthquake measuring 5.9 points occurred in Buryatia on Sunday night at 3.38 (22.38 MSK), the epicenter was 20 kilometers north-east of the village of Turka Baikal area, there are no victims, told RIA Novosti the EMERCOM Russia's Buryatia. The earthquake was felt in the capital: a few seconds even on the lower floors of buildings rattled cookware, swinging chandeliers. On the upper floors there is a strong vibration, the witness told the agency.

"Knowing about the possibility of aftershocks, our family left the house, just out of our five-story building made only one family," —

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Radiation from Fukushima exceeds Chernobyl level

The level of radiation from Fukushima spreads, greater than one billion becquerels a day, more than in Chernobyl. Thus, the Fukushima nuclear disaster was the largest.

Twenty houses remain flooded in Balashov, Saratov region

Twenty private households in which there are 15 people still remain flooded in the west Balashov, Saratov region, told the Sunday regional EMERCOM.

As at 08.00 MSK on April 29 are two control nizkovodnyh flooded bridge in Lysogorsky area (south area) — in the village and the village Ataevka Nevezhkino.

"In town for the night Balashov water level Hopper fell by five centimeters. Still remain flooded 20 private homes, which are home to 15 people. No water in the houses," — said the MOE.

The city continues to lifeguard in the duty shift.

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Hail damaged more than a thousand hectares of farmland to KCR

Heavy rain and hail damaged more than thousands of hectares of crops, farms now Karachay-Cherkessia podchityvayut damage weather, established in the region for several days, according to RIA Novosti Head of Agricultural Mechanization Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic and Nicholas Pronoza. "As a result of heavy rains and hail and squally winds damaged more than 1.5 thousand hectares of crops. Specifically, this sugar beet, spring crops and potatoes in four districts of the country — Khabezsky, Adyge-Hablskogo, Nogai and Prikubansky municipalities" — said Pronoza. Now the farms affected by the bad weather is counting the damage is clear now

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In Haiti, the cholera epidemic has claimed more than 6,200 lives

According to reports from Port-au-Prince, the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti / MINUSTAH / published a report stating that by 29 August in the country registered 439.6 thousand cases of cholera and the death toll from the disease reached 6266.

The report said that in August, the number of cases in Haiti cholera increased by 20 thousand and 93 cases dropped by 50 percent compared to July. During this period, the number of deaths increased by 298 and decreased by 78 percent compared with the number who died in July. However, since the beginning of this month, heavy rains

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Lightning in the Kuzbass killed two people

The accident occurred about one o'clock on July 17 — the press service of Russia's EMERCOM the Kemerovo region. In the village of Red Taiga Izhmorskiy District 57-year-old man and 37-year-old woman involved in hay for personal homestead farm. During this period of storm began. A man and a woman were killed by a lightning strike.

Dead bodies sent for examination in Angers Sudzhensk.

In Brest, she had an accident due to run out on the road Moose

In Brest, in a traffic accident that occurred because of a sudden run out into the road elk damaged girl.

As BelaPAN inspector offices agitation and propaganda GAI ATC Brest administration Natalia Kasyanik, the accident occurred at 8:00 am on September 2, at the 17th km of Brest — Minsk — Russian border.

Away from the street toward the village of Commercial Large Cosic front of the car "Volkswagen Passat" from the forest to the road suddenly ran moose. "After hitting the animal fell on the roof of the" Volkswagen ". Driver with elk crossed into the oncoming traffic. Luckily,

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