After the tsunami, the island of Honshu were under water

Many populated areas on the eastern coast of the Japanese island of Honshu on March 11 that hit the giant tsunami waves are still flooded. According to National Geographic Agency, the water does not leave nearly 10 coastal cities, including Isinomaki where subsidence after the impact of the earthquake magnitude 9 over one meter. In Miyagi Prefecture, the total area of the flooded areas has reached 326 square meters. km, which is five times more central Tokyo within a ring railway "Yamatonosen." Besides artificial "lakes" in the regions affected by the disaster are periodically expanded by tides, which creates

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Cod stock in the Baltic Sea, contrary to forecasts is growing slowly

Baltic Sea cod stock continues to grow, but more slowly than previously forecast, the press service of the Agrarian University in Sweden, with reference to the annual report of the working group on stock assessment of Baltic fish (WGBFAS).

Expert analysis shows that despite the fact that in recent years, fishing was carried out with the advice of the EU Commission, the population of cod in the period from 2010 to 2011 increased minimally. Almost all of the cod stocks are concentrated in the south-western part of the Baltic Sea. In 80 years, Experts say the fish can be seen

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Climatic outcome of November and the fall in the U.S.

U.S., despite its geographic isolation from the rest of the world in November and autumn were "in the same boat" with the planet. According to the National Climate Center (NCDC) in Asheville (North Carolina), the average temperature in November in the United States amounted to 6,8 ° C, which is 1,0 ° above the average, calculated over the past century (1901-2000). Autumn in general also turned warmer than usual, at 0,5 ° above the average for the same period. Precipitation totals across the country were above average during November, but were close to the norm for the whole autumn. Averaged

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Sinkhole in Canada could lead to environmental disaster

Federal officials worry that growing sinkhole at … tvnportal

July 23, 2011.Federal officials from the city of Yellowknife, are concerned that the growing failure near the former gold mine Giant Mine could result in leakage of water into underground chambers for storage of arsenic. 

Failure first appeared in May and now has an area of six square meters. It is located between Baker Creek and the quarry, which is connected to the underground part of the mine.

Mine near the city of Yellowknife, located in north-western Canada, has made more than seven million ounces of gold in the

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In the U.S., reported 3 cases of intestinal infections

NEW YORK, June 3. Director of the Institute of Infectious Medicine University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein demonstrates grown at the Institute colony E.coli.

According to Radio "Liberty" in the United States has at least three cases of infection with the bacterium E.coli. All patients had recently returned to the U.S. from Germany.

Recall the current number of victims of E. coli is 17 people, 16 of them died in Germany.

On the eve of the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that an outbreak of intestinal infection in several countries in Europe caused by a new strain.

The new

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Hurricane Irene is preparing a surprise for the Americans — tornadoes. First video

Hurricane "Irene" hit the metropolis of New York, its streets deserted, writes Russian world. Completely halted public transport. People fled to shelters and homes. Up to this point managed to evacuate 500,000 residents of the city, the streets of which more and more resembles the situation during the fighting. Huge threat seems probable tornadoes, the occurrence of which meteorologists have warned. Has already killed more than 10 people, among them — 11-year-old child. The first video destructive power of Hurricane "Irene" appeared on the web, some of them are posted below.

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On Lake Kotokel found dead birds

27.04.12.Odin of residents counted in the lake three dozen dead birds. — Alexander, a resident of Baikal region (on the phone): Why bother is started, because the last time the lake was poisoned, it all started with the fact that the birds began to die, and then started dying cats and dogs, then came to the people, and after that took up diagnostics. In addition, small children sick with pneumonia. Here's a two-way where a small child come from? Does not one of our kind? Meanwhile Burprirodnadzor urges people not to panic. By themselves, the etiology of diseases gaffskoy illness

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With an oil platform off the coast of Ghana, more than 100 people evacuated

Drilling rig Marianas, owned by Swiss-based Transocean — owner exploded in April last year in the Gulf of Mexico platform Deepwater Horizon — for unknown reasons until early Wednesday partly submerged, with the result that it had evacuated 108 people. This was Transocean spokesman Guy Cantwell.

"The situation is stable. Nobody was hurt. Thirteen people remained on the platform and control the situation," — said Cantwell, not telling, however, to determine whether to stop the ingress of water to the rig. According to him, under investigation, but the possible cause of the leak too early to speak.

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Fish kill in Gleyn Ellyn, USA

The pond of Gleyn Ellyn, which is located 37 kilometers west of Chicago, U.S., have found hundreds of dead fish, writes WGNTV.com.

Residents of the city saw in the pond called Maryknoll, hundreds of carcasses of dead fish a few days ago. Now the fish decompose and produces a fetid smell.

Pond is a popular fishing spot, but now no one in the pond fishing — residents Gleyn Ellina concerned — the reason why so many fish died?

Maryknoll pond associated with several ponds throughout Glen Ellyn and Lisle.

Environmental authorities are investigating Gleyn Ellina

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In Southern India hit by hail storm

Several villages in the Indian state Adnra Pradesh were present bombarded with giant hailstones the size of the stone. Due to the storm, knocking on India these huge blocks of ice, killing at least nine people, which is not surprising, because the hail lasted about 20 minutes, and all fragments were impressive size.

But people are very badly affected planted in the new season crop cultivation, residential buildings and livestock. Villagers Chevelle, Moinabad Shankarpalli and never in my life seen anything like this. They even have special attachments for cleaning yards and streets of such incredible weather surprises.

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