Washington shop gives gifts for trying recycling

The company CleanScapes («Clean spaces") is actively promoting respect for the environment and increases the interest of Americans in the process of recycling. She does it in a very original way. In one of their stores every visitor, bringing with him an object that he is not able to process, and get a chance to choose another item in exchange. It can be reusable, recycled or to be easily recycled at home.

One of the most important features of the store is the fact that his team "saves" landfill discarded bikes, working with the company Bike Works. Each

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5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Japan

Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred on Tuesday near the eastern coast of the Japanese island of Honshu, according to a statement on the website of the Meteorological Agency of Japan.

According to the agency, the tremors have been recorded in 21.27 local time. The epicenter was located at 119 km south-east of the capital of Japan, Tokyo. Hearth lies at a depth of 30 kilometers.

Tremors were felt up to two points in the Japanese capital and nearby areas.

The water in the lagoon of Venice became dangerously hot

Researchers at the University of Southampton, and colleagues from Venice found that surface water temperatures in the Venice lagoon is growing 10 times faster than the average in the world. Such changes are particularly critical for the city in winter. Some experts believe that climatic surprises and unexpected sharp rise to unsafe water indicators can affect the tourist attraction of the city as a whole. But Venice is visited by 22 million people a year, which significantly adds to the state and the city treasury.

Besides tourism and fisheries will suffer, as the warming of water it contains less

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On the day of the death of fish in the Tom was not harmful

Told us the head of the Natural Resources Department of Natural Resources and Environment Victor Sirotin. According to him, the results became known analyzes of the water samples were taken on September 26 after a massive fish kill in Tom.

"Then the inspector Rosrybolovstva analysis took three water samples and dead fish. Today, experts have told us that there are no impurities in the water were found. Analyses of fish is not ready ", — said Victor Sirotin.

He added that the water from the gutters of Technology, as well as above and below the stream samples were taken more

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Up to a third of the monthly norm of precipitation fell in the center of Russias day

Southern cyclone was responsible for the strong and cold draft, which took place in the last day in the center of European Russia, which in some places has fallen about one-third of their monthly rate, according to the weather center.

"In the last day active Mediterranean cyclone, moving to the north-east, continue to define the weather conditions at the center of European Russia. With him was associated complex of unfavorable weather conditions — heavy rain (sometimes fell about a third of the monthly norm), freezing precipitation, forming ice, gusty wind, fog, blizzards in the north county, "- said in a

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Kaliningrad amber deposit will be protected areas

Several geological reserves appear in the Kaliningrad region for the identified and explored deposits of amber, told RIA Novosti Head of Environmental Control and Supervision Sergei Poberezhnyi.

According to officials, the empowerment of the status of protected areas will preserve and the natural landscape, and deposits of amber. In addition to the region's reserves of amber Amber quarry in the village (there is an official production) are in Zelenograd and other areas. And this, said Poberezhnyi know well diggers, leading in fact illegal extraction on an industrial scale. Now, according to the seaside, in the area there are about 20

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In Tatarstan, lightning struck the house

According kazan.kp.ru, lightning caused a fire in a three-storey cottage in the village Suharevo. Cottage roof caught fire. To quench the fire took an hour.

Thanks to firefighters, the house burned down only a roof — The cottage itself was not injured. But the house will now require substantial repairs, reports SI "Fire RT".

Photo: SI "Fire RT"

The population of the rarest snake in the world is no more than 18 individuals

Number of unique lives only on the Caribbean island of St Lucia a small snake, according to scientists and environmentalists, not more than 18 individuals, which makes this the rarest snakes in the world, said the international conservation organization Fauna and Flora International (FFI).

It clarifies the FFI, in the 19th century snake, dubbed the place of residence, St Lucia (Saint Lucia racer), was spread across the island. However, in the late nineteenth century Indian settlers brought to the island a natural enemy of snakes — the mongoose. As a result, for a long time it was thought that predators

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Primorye game wardens rescued tiger caught in a trap

Game wardens rescued in Shkotovsky district of Primorye adult tiger, got a paw in a trap, animal surgery, told RIA Novosti on Friday, a representative of the regional department for the protection, control and regulate the use of animals.

"Tiger was caught near the village district Mnogoudobnoe Shkotovo edge. Our experts found traces of blood predator, then he tracked two days. Turned out that he had to claw trap. Beast barely moved, he would hunt failed," — said the source.

According to him, determining that the animal need help to catch the tiger had been invited veterinarians. They removed

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New victims bacteria E.coli: in Germany, 28 people have died already

According tver.kp.ru, contracted a dangerous intestinal infection nearly three thousand Europeans Inexorably growing number of victims of intestinal infection in Germany. To date have died from it 28.

As reported by the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, in the last days of items "first aid" recorded fewer patients with symptoms of the disease.

Recall, from May 1 in Europe mysterious intestinal infection sick almost three thousand people, 29 of them died: 28 German nationals and one Swede.

The infection causes the so-called enterohaemorrhagic bacterium Escherichia coli (E. coli E.coli). This mutant strain of bacteria O104: H4. According to doctors,

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