The oil spill in Australia

About five tonnes of fuel oil leaked into the river of Queensland. The incident occurred during refueling Korean ship. Security guards at sea already found at least five pelicans stained in black liquid. There is a chance to save while only one. Meanwhile, water purification continues to the accident pulled together additional forces.

Avalanche danger is declared in Sakhalin

Avalanche danger expected in nine districts Saahalinskoy of December 30 and 31, said on Saturday the regional emergencies department Russia.

"According to the forecast avalanche service FSBI" Sakhalin AHEM, "December 30 and 31 avalanches in 9 districts of Sakhalin Region: Korsakov, Dolinsky, Makarov, Uglegorsk, Tomari, Kholmsk, Nevel, Aniva and Borough" Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. "Avalanche on December 31 Smirnykhovsky district territory, "- said in a statement.

Warning of avalanche danger announced in Nevelsk. Possible avalanches on roads Pervomayskoye — district, Tomari — Ilinskoe, Novosibirsk — Kholmsk — Nevelsk — Shebunino and railway crossing Mine — Novosibirsk.

Chilean Volcano violated air traffic in southern Brazil

A cloud of volcanic ash from the Chilean volcano led to the cancellation of flights in the south of Brazil, the press service of the Brazilian airline TAM.

Airports of Brazil (Infraero) reports the cancellation of seven flights to the capital of Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, and three — in the capital of the State of Santa Catarina in Florianopolis.

Last weekend, the ash cloud from a volcano Puyeue 800 kilometers south of the capital Santiago, Chile also made air couriers to cancel flights from Brazil to Argentina and Uruguay.

According to the Center for Environment and

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Large forest fires in Moscow extinguished

Large forest fire which started on Friday in Noginsk, Moscow region, was extinguished, there were no injuries, told RIA Novosti the regional government agency.

Information on fire covering about 35 hectares in area-km highway Gorky came to the panel on duty "01" to 13.35. According to preliminary data, the cause of the fire was careless use of fire. At the scene worked eight fire brigades were involved three helicopters Ka-32, Mi-26 and one amphibious aircraft Be-200ES.

"At 16.45 the fire extinguished, the dead and injured there," — said the source.

In turn, the press service of Moscow GUMCHS noted that

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Thousands swarms of butterflies and flies invaded Pervouralsk

Invasion of thousands hordes boyaryshnits butterflies and flies fixed Pervouralsk, Sverdlovsk region. The last three days the insects have settled in and around the city: they clung to buildings and cars of local residents.

"Last year was a lot of butterflies boyaryshnits, they postponed the pupae and so now a lot of them, and the next year even more," — said the chief agronomist SKHPK "Bitimsky" Alexander Galitsky.

Experts say that the insects began to actively proliferate due to good weather conditions. Invasion due to the rapid warming after prolonged cold weather, as well as heavy rains that have been

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Novosibirsk liligrenok broken leg, not because of genetics — expert

Liligrenok (a cross between a lion and ligritsy), born in August in Novosibirsk Zoo, recently broke his leg because of his activity, any defects due to its uniqueness, the animal has not, told RIA Novosti Head of Section feline Rose Solovyov.

Liligrenok Kiara — not just a hybrid of different cat species, and such a hybrid calf. Her mother — a Liger named Zita — was born in 2004 in Novosibirsk zoo of tigress and lion. Growing up, Zita, let a lion to him, and they August 16 this year, born kitten, which unofficially dubbed liligrenkom. Today liligritsa Kiara —

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UN confirms death of bees — a global phenomenon

The mysterious disappearance of bees, a phenomenon can not be explained, only one thing is clear — this phenomenon is global. The conclusion reached by a group of authors report on the massive loss of insect pollinators. He was commissioned by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

After examining a number of factors that turned the planet into a world hostile to bees, scientists urged humanity to change their mind and stop chopping the branch on which keeps food security of billions of people worldwide.

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The number of victims of cholera in Haiti has reached 2,193 people

Cholera in Haiti kills dozens daily lives, despite efforts to curb the epidemic. As reported on Friday by representatives of the Ministry of Health of Caribbean countries, the death toll reached 2,193 people, almost 100,000 sick.

Artibonite department in the north of the country suffered more points — from mid-November there killed 742 people. Nip in the southern region for the same time there were only four victims of the disease. In the capital, Port-au-Prince from cholera, at last count, 163 people died.

Source of the disease has not yet been set, however, as the French epidemiologist Renee Perry,

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The first in the Russian dwarf hippos inhabit the Yekaterinburg Zoo

Yekaterinburg is the first zoo in Russia, where he settled dwarf hippos, these animals will be brought from Edinburgh (Scotland) to the end of the year, said Monday the deputy director of the institution Svetlana Polenz.

"We have a strong desire to get a pygmy hippo at the zoo of Edinburgh — this was preceded by a very long negotiations. We have made a serious commitment to the device enclosure, Regional Planning for this animal … And now we have been in the process of signing the contract, and are veterinary harmonization ", — said the deputy director of the

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At the festival, East market will show a film of Mark Weil

"End of the Century. Tashkent" — documentary created by Mark Weil, will be shown at the festival "Oriental bazaar" which will be conducted in Moscow. In making the film was attended by three studios: from Russia Dago Film, from Uzbekistan Ilkhom and the Dutch studio Stichting Doen. The tape was filmed on the materials that are stored in the Uzbek and Russian archives.

The first presentation tape was made back in '96. The festival will hold at the plant "bottle." The event will last from 27 to 29 April. The screening is scheduled for the evening at seven o'clock. His

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