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Fish kill in Georgia

: On the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara (Georgia) recorded a fish kill. As explained in the Ministry of Environment, the reasons of their death was asphyxia — lowering the concentration of oxygen in the water due to the intense heat.

According to the Ministry, killing even hardy fish such as carp and grass carp and mullet, which migrated from the Black Sea to the lake. The situation on the lakes and other water bodies Adjara regularly monitor employees MEP. After the death of fish exposed to the appropriate area sanitized.

Damage from the massive fish kills are

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Georgian villages were covered with snow on the roof

In the south-western parts of Georgia snow depth reached 4 meters. This snowy winter here do not remember the half-century. Georgian television reported damaged houses, electric poles and swept the roads. Many of the roads have not been cleared from the previous heavy snowfall held February 8-9.

Environmentalists: a fire at the site of toxic waste can be very dangerous

The fire at the landfill for the disposal of toxic waste, "Red Forest" in the Leningrad region can be very dangerous for the emissions, experts say the environmental organization Greenpeace. "This fire can be a very scary thing, because no one may not know what exactly is stored at the site," — told RIA Novosti Program Director of Greenpeace Russia, Ivan Block. The head of Greenpeace Russia toxic program Alexei Kiselyov said that "Red Forest" — the country's only landfill, specially designed for the storage of highly toxic hazardous waste. "At the landfill waste is stored 1-3 class of danger,

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Near-Earth asteroid fly another

Found a new asteroid 2011 WP4.Predpolagaetsya that it can pass very close to Earth November 24, 2011.

Asteroid discovered on November 18, knows very little about him, so, according to NASA, "there is a high level of uncertainty" …

Meerkats recognize distant relatives by smell, scientists have found

Meerkats can accurately recognize the smell of their relatives, even if they've never met them, which saves the animals from incestuous relationships, writing, British and South African scientists in a paper published in the journal Biology Letters.

Meerkats (Suricata suricatta) — Mongoose members of the family living in the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa. Meerkats live in highly organized colonies of 20-30 individuals. Because of the collective life a chance encounter with a stranger for a relative of meerkats is large enough.

Sarah Leclair (Sarah Leclaire) from Cambridge University and her colleagues studied whether female meerkats distinguish the smell of

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Water in new areas of Moscow will be a new way to clean

Territory of the "new" Moscow will gradually transfer to a new way of cleaning water with sodium hypochlorite, which is already using MGUP "Waterworks," said the Deputy Mayor for Housing and Public Works Pyotr Biryukov.

This year, the capital completely abandon the traditional water purification liquid chlorine, which was used for about 80 years and is not safe for health. Unlike chlorine, sodium hypochlorite, non-inflammable, non-explosive and has low toxicity, significantly improves the quality and even the taste of the water. However, he has a bactericidal effect, do not yield chlorine. A new way to disinfect water will be implemented

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Europe has reached a record high temperature

In several countries for several days worth sorokogradusnuyu heat. In Serbia, to escape the heat, people learn city fountains, because the local beaches already overcrowded. In such deplorable conditions and have to work: cleaning in burnt fields does not stop — the farmers are trying to save at least part of the crop. In neighboring Croatia, many can not endure such high temperatures: there in the last days of the 9 people died. Doctors do not get tired to warn tourists about the dangers of a long exposure to the sun. In Italy, where the heat in July —

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In the U.S., a powerful cyclone killed 9 people

At least nine people were killed in a powerful cyclone in the southern U.S.. Bad weather has fallen to several states. In Oklahoma, Louisiana and Tennessee thunder showers accompanied by strong winds, swept over the Arkansas vortex tornado, told TV channel "Russia-24".

As a result, destroyed hundreds of homes, dozens of people trapped under rubble. According to rescuers, the people ignored the warnings and did not have time to hide in a safe place. Previously reported thunderstorms in Nebraska violated rail and energy.

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In Daugavpils found dead flock of bullfinches

To the Editor gorod.lv asked our readers who witnessed the unpleasant picture — strolling along the Daugava River on February 12, she found a large number of dead birds. In a small area, in the snow, lay about 15 bullfinches. Ornithologist, Professor Indrikis Krams said portal gorod.lv, that in the winter of 2007 and 2008 in several places mass mortality greenfinches (Carduelischloris), as the winter of 2008 in Daugavpils have been found cases of mass mortality siskins and bullfinches. Under a tree in the middle was discovered 30 dead birds, so this problem is known for bird-watchers. Swedish researchers

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The water level in the rivers of the Czech Republic has increased dramatically, there is a threat of flooding

The water level in the rivers of the Czech Republic has increased dramatically due to heavy rains in some parts of the country there was a threat of flooding, according to Czech Television.

Heavy rains and storms with wind and hail storm hit the Czech Republic, in many regions of the country interrupted power supply, problems with transport links. In the last few days in the Czech Republic established an extremely hot weather, which results in the storms and heavy rain.

The water in the river in the city Mandawa Varnsdorf (northern Bohemia) on Saturday evening arrived promptly, resulting in

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