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At least one person was killed and more than a dozen injured as a result of a lightning storm that struck on Sunday at the South of Germany, reported agentstvoAssoshieyted Press referring to the police.
According to police, killed 24-year-old girl when a broken wind tree fell on the roof of a car near the town Gyunsburg in Bavaria. The driver of the car was seriously injured.
Another ten people received injuries of varying severity as a result of natural disaster in the city of Heidenheim (Baden-Wuerttemberg) during a rock festival. It is reported that people were injured when
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Reserve "Jura" may appear in Balakhta Krasnoyarsk region in order to preserve rare and endangered species of animals and plants in 2013, according to the materials of the regional government.
The territory is a unique complex of forest-steppe, where the migration path Uzhur-Chulym-Novoselovsk subpopulation of Siberian roe deer.
"The need to protect deer migration routes justified territory decisive role not only in maintaining the resource potential Uzhur-Chulym-Novoselovsk groups, but also to conserve deer in general," — said in a statement.
A draft resolution on the establishment of the reserve, "Jura" will be considered in December at a meeting of the
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Since 1999, several outbreaks of West Nile virus, which causes fever or severe neurological symptoms and is transmitted from birds to humans by mosquitoes, is usually seen in the United States during the summer months. But researchers have not been able to determine how the virus has migrated there, and do not know how and where it will appear next time.
Now Ella Mendelson (Ella Mendelson), professor of the Faculty of Medicine of the School of Public Health at the University of Tel Aviv, in cooperation with the Ministries of Health and Environment, Israel, conducted a survey that tracks
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Animal rights group on Monday called on the Government of Nepal with a request to save the life of an elephant Dhruba, attacking people for five years, ordered the removal of which Nepalese Army was a week ago, according to Agence France Presse.
Organization for animal rights (AWNN), operating in Nepal, in a statement expressed the view that "the elephants, being peaceable animals do not attack people for no reason. Blame in this situation people make a mistake in training an animal." Shooting an Elephant, according to representatives of the organization, is "unethical, illegal, inhumane and unnecessary."
First elephant show
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Thursday in the south of the U.S. state of Alaska
As RIA Novosti reported with reference to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake, registered at 11.06 on Thursday, local time, was located 84 kilometers south-west of the largest city in Alaska — Anchorage. The earthquake lies at a depth of 57.4 kilometers.
On the possible victims, casualties or damage were reported.
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Around 115,000 people were without electricity Lipetsk after hurricane on Tuesday night, the energy supply in most of the houses have resumed, according to the city administration.
Cyclone storm with winds up to 29 meters per second covered the Lipetsk on Tuesday at 20.20 MSK. Wind felled 50 trees, interrupted power lines, tore roofs off houses.
"If a tree falls on Tuesday night on the street in Lipetsk Cosmonauts killed a man born in 1963," — told RIA Novosti the police department in the Lipetsk region.
In addition, sought medical treatment seven with minor injuries.
Left without electricity nearly 115,000
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NASA Aura satellite data show that the thickness of the ozone layer in the atmosphere over the Arctic in March dropped to near the minimum in the history of the observed values, said the NASA Earth Observatory. As previously reported by RIA Novosti specialist German Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) Markus Rex (Markus Rex), abnormally low temperatures in the stratosphere ozone layer, which protects the Earth from ultraviolet, caused a sharp decrease in the thickness of the Arctic region. A few weeks in February and March layer "lost" almost half the thickness of the
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In the coming days in Yakutia could get even colder, wrote, "Today." Forecasters recorded the 60-degree frosts in the north and east of Yakutia in the Far East of Russia.
On the "cold pole" — Oymyakon — the air temperature on Friday reached the mark of 58.6 degrees Celsius. Approximately the same temperature was recorded in the east of the country. Such temperatures below normal 10-12 degrees.
According to the forecasts of meteorologists in the coming days in Yakutia could get even colder.
Meanwhile, in the European part of Russia are expected snowfall, but the temperature is only 9.4 degrees.
Continue reading Russia has hit the 60-degree frosts
Environmentalists are trying to determine disease endangered Red Data boxwood in the forests of Sochi, said the Caucasus State Biosphere Reserve.
During the year, the staff of the scientific department of the reserve are at critical condition in tisosamshitovoy boxwood trees and in the North Division of the reserve. Observed shrinkage of boxwood in the river valleys of Sochi and Shah and tourists.
"The observed disease boxwood in the reserve, which is expressed primarily in the mass falling of leaves from plants affected large number of saplings, especially young seedlings, as well as a considerable number of mature trees. Relatively
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