Tajikistan were promised a 300-meter high tsunami

Powerful tremors similar to those observed in Japan during the devastating earthquake on March 11, can break up large hydro Central Asia and to flood the territory of several countries located there, the director of the Uzbek Sergey Hydroproject Zhigarev. Powerful tremors similar to those observed in Japan during the devastating earthquake on March 11, can break up large hydro Central Asia and to flood the territory of several countries located there, the director of the Uzbek Sergey Hydroproject Zhigarev. "In the event of a major earthquake, like the Japanese, in the dam height of over 335 meters of a

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What happens to the fish in the Caspian Sea?

Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources has clarified the information on cases of infection with the fish in the Caspian Sea.

"At this point in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea state fish is normal, there are no problems with them," — said to Trend Acting Director of increasing the protection of biological resources and water basins MENR Habil Mammadov.

"Information spread by the Iranian side, but to what extent it is reliable — is unknown. Azerbaijan until such a virus is detected," — said Mamedov.

According to information released today Fisheries Research Institute of Iran, the Iranian

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Estonia is developing renewable energy

Wind farm in Estonia. Photo: http://rencentre.com

Ash dump on the Baltic power (Narva, Estonia) wind farm is built. The wind farm consists of 17 E-82 wind turbines with a capacity of 2.3 MW (total capacity 39 MW) manufactured by Enercon. Wind turbine rotor diameter of 82 m, the height of the column — 107 m rotor speed — 6 … 18 rev / min.

Units made gearless. If the speed is greater than 18 rev / min, wind generator automatically unfold in a situation in which the blades of the wind did not pick up.

The wind farm will annually

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In his own family home in Canada caught two pythons

Family living in the Canadian city of Toronto, in his own house caught two adults pitonov.Pervaya king snake was found in the bathroom. Chris Ford and wife Janet Wilkinson started to repair their homes. On opening the floor in the bathroom, they were faced with the first reptile. Python scared of people and disappeared. Only after the five-week search and attempts to catch the python with lures, spouses were able to rediscover the snake. The reptile was found and caught near the refrigerator. The length of a python, which hosts named Monty and sent to a pet store, was 90

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The share of electricity from renewable energy sources with the introduction of the new wind farm will exceed 4.5% in 2020

The total capacity of the announced projects in the field of wind energy in Russia is more than 10 gigawatts, their implementation will increase the share of electricity from renewable energy by 2020 to more than 4.5%, said the general director of "VetroOGK" (OJSC "Atomenergomash") Igor Bryzgunov.

According to him, the total capacity of the projects that are under development works, is not less than three gigawatts, and the total capacity of all the announced projects over 10 gigawatts.

"These figures suggest that in Russia to this day, many wind power projects (WEC), especially compared to the existing installed capacity

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in the east of Indonesia

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred on Sunday night in the eastern part of the Indonesian archipelago, no tsunami threat, RIA Novosti reported at the National Directorate of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.

Quake epicenter was located 32 kilometers north-east of the island of Ternate in the province of North Moluccas. Its center was located at a depth of 147 kilometers from the surface of the Molucca Sea.

No casualties or damage have been reported yet.

Indonesia is the most seismically active area of the planet and is part of the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire (powerful tectonic fault).

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Every year in Germany shoot up to 250 thousand cats and dogs 35 thousand

German trophy hunters are not only wild boar, deer, or, at worst, a wild duck. Each year, it is legal to shoot them up to 250 thousand cats and 35 thousand dogs. Often pets are killed right in front of their owners.

Hunting Act, passed in 1934, states that the cat may be destroyed if removed from the border of the village more than 200 meters. According to game wardens, "They are a real threat to ground-nesting birds and their offspring." Dogs same — whether shepherd or poodle — are allowed to shoot when they are "caught" in the hunting

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On the Sun there was a severe outbreak in 5 years

A powerful solar flares, which recorded eve experts NASA, may cause malfunction of satellites and communications networks in the world, writes The Australian. Outbreak of such a force — the first since 2006, noted in the U.S. National Weather Service.

"A large cloud of particles in the shape of the fungus, breaking away from the sun and then opal. Was a feeling that it has covered the half the solar surface," — the scientists describe what they saw.

However, since the release was not aimed directly at Earth, there are no significant effects can be expected, added to NASA.

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This will weather fishing in the Pacific Ocean in 2014

Scientists of the Russian Far East to discuss fisheries issues in the region and will yield forecasts for 2014 reporting session at the Association of Scientific and Technological Association Pacific Research Fisheries Centre (TINRO), which opens on Monday in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

"The meeting will bring together … Far fisheries institutions, representatives of the Federal Agency for Fisheries, fishing companies and associations, regional and territorial departments Rosrybolovstva enforcement authorities", — told RIA Novosti spokesman TINRO Center Konstantin Osipov.

According to him, the theme of the reporting session — "The state of the medium-term forecasting of fisheries resource base in the Far East

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Sharks are much more likely to attack people

The largest number of shark attacks on humans reported in 2010. This was reported by the University of Florida, where the relevant statistics are from 1960.

According to "Russian news service", only there were 79 shark attacks, it is a quarter more than in 2009 and far above the level of recent years. 6 of 79 attacks resulted in death. Almost half of all incidents of this kind (36) took place off the coast of the U.S., in second place — Australia.

The most surprising for experts were five shark attacks off the coast of Egypt in early December. According

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