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Animal lovers want to save the life of Nepalese elephant killer

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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Alaska earthquake magnitude 5.2

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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One person died in Lipetsk in the fall of the tree in a hurricane

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 satellite has confirmed the loss of Arctic ozone

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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Van fell into the ground in Minsk

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Russia has hit the 60-degree frosts

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.

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Environmentalists are trying to find out the causes of mass death boxwood forests in Sochi

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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More than 30 people were killed in rains in northern Pakistan

At least 33 people were killed and about 40 injured in northern Pakistan as a result of flooding caused by the three-day rainfall, said on Wednesday the Internet portal of the local edition of News International.

In some mountainous areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, bordering Afghanistan, experienced heavy snowfall. Many roads are blocked due to broken wires disrupted power supplies.

Forecasters warn that rainfall in the north of the country will continue for another day.

The neighboring Afghan province of Badakhshan because of heavy snowfall, which has lasted for almost a week, hundreds of settlements and dozens of counties were

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Moscow imposed 2.5 million rubles of fines for illegal sale of animals

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Moscow for the first nine months of 2012 imposed a 2.5 million rubles of fines for illegal content and sell animals in the capital, said on Thursday's press service informs.

"Overall, from January to October 2012 the staff of the Department imposed fines on legal, public officials and private individuals in the amount of 2.5 million rubles," — said in a statement.

The submission noted that the staff of the Department in the course of audit it was found illegal content 92 animals, which included marine mammals, terrestrial mammals, reptiles and birds.

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In the Amur region 5.0 magnitude earthquake

Tremors of magnitude 5.0 were recorded in the Amur region at about 2:00 am on the night of Thursday, March 17 local time (around 20:00 on March 16 in Moscow). On it informs "Interfax" referring to the Euro-Mediterranean seismic center.

According to him, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 190 kilometers from Neryungi — Yakutsk city, located near the border with the Amur Region and the Trans-Baikal Territory.

In Russia's EMERCOM the Amur region made it clear that there were two aftershocks.

No casualties or damage not reported.

Strong — a magnitude of at least 8.9 — March 11

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