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The Gulf of Mexico hundreds vybrasyvayutsya small dolphins

To the Gulf of Mexico in record numbers washes the bodies of dead young dolphins. Thus, in the period from February 2010 to April 2011 there were found 406 individuals bottlenose dolphins. Scientists and experts of wildlife still do not know why this happens, but it is possible that the reason last year's accident at the oil platform Deepwater Horizon with BP.

"This is a very complicated case, which requires analysis," — says Blair Mays, Coordinator Agency for Research on the behavior of marine mammals. Today, she and her colleagues are working closely with various agencies to try to

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In the center of the mound and collapsed road was a large pit. PHOTO

In Kurgan directly on the roadway at the intersection of Kuibyshev and Savelyev, a serious collapse of the roadway, resulting in a huge, on both bands, pit depth of 3 meters. Fortunately, none of the traffic in the "gap" is not pleased: workers MUP "Kurganvodokanal" promptly fenced crash site. As explained «URA.Ru» in «Kurganvodokanale" cause damage — in disrepair gravity collector with a diameter of 800 millimeters.

Currently, the movement of all types of cars on the street of Kuibyshev, from Saveliev to Kravchenko, closed. Public transport is moving to a detour — the streets Kravchenko, Siberian, Savelyev, and Soviet.

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Over Moscow was the ozone hole

Arctic ozone hole has migrated towards the northern regions of Russia. In early April, she captured Moscow, causing deepening. Meanwhile, according to the scientists, in the spring it is not dangerous.

Ozone holes existed before, but had a very small area and quickly destroyed. However, the current thinning of the ozone layer has its own characteristics, according to "Times Online". "What distinguishes the new hole in the Arctic — it was the same as the Antarctic hole — for the duration of the territory. It is very large and powerful" — said the head of the research department of the

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An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale occurred off the coast of Vanuatu

An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale occurred off the coast of the small island nation of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

It is reported that the epicenter of the earthquake was about 60 kilometers from the capital at a depth of about 40 kilometers.

The earthquake of casualties or damage were reported. Also not there was a threat of large tsunami. However, geologists say that an earthquake of such force is not excluded local tsunami that could reach the coast of the nearby islands.

Recall the last major earthquake of magnitude 6.1

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Ecologists define closed in 2013 for the development of areas in the Arctic

Environmentalists in 2013 to identify areas of the Russian Arctic, which must be closed for commercial development in order to protect marine mammals living there, the director of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia Igor Chestin.

"Our task is to take place in 2013 zoning of the Arctic. We close now processing the data that were collected in 2012 for the dissemination of marine mammals. Based on these data, we propose to introduce a formal zoning, including the definition of zones closed to some activities, "- said Chestin RIA Novosti.

Pechora and Kara seas

According to program manager for Environmental

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In the Stavropol region violets bloom

The Stavropol Territory street violets bloom, blooming buttercups, "Interfax".

According to a resident of the village Pelagiada Julia Fedorova, usually violet in her yard bloom in late March, and then blossomed before the New Year. In addition, in the garden blooming buttercups, about to blossom dogwood.

She also said that the air temperature in the region in the sun on clear days is almost 25 degrees plus.

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The first snowfall began in Germany

Forecasters still find it difficult to say whether the snowy Christmas in Germany, but the first snow has fallen in the south of the country on Thursday, local broadcast media.

"Snowfall will continue, especially in the south and east. Also expected rain and snow or ice pellets falling out", — the report says Weather Service DWD.

More than 30 centimeters of snow could fall in the Alpine regions. Winter weather in Germany, according to the DWD, the cyclone brought Heike.

Weather changes are traditionally difficult for motorists. On German Autobahns already fixed stopper. In particular, the Saxon town of Chemnitz

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Tornadoes do not forget about the U.S., even in January

Wide area of south-eastern and central United States may soon meet with these winter tornadoes. In the next 12-18 hours to create acceptable conditions of approaching cold front that territory.

Tornado warning has been announced for the West to Missouri, where prevail until the warm air masses. North East Texas, West Tennessee, southern Illinois and Arkansas are all in supervision and expectations. Not every winter boasts appearance tornado. In January 2013 the probability of their occurrence is extremely high, as is obvious from the analysis of data collision of warm and cold air flows in these states. Combined atmospheric

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How to reduce the prison term and to obtain green electricity at the same time?

Representatives of the Brazilian prison system came up a great idea, as the negative energy to turn prisoners into useful "green" energy to the benefit of the prisoners themselves. So, in a prison near Santa Rita du Sapukai, located in the mountains north of the city of Sao Paulo, all served time people have a great opportunity to reduce it, pedaling a special bike that generates green electricity.

This idea gave a local judge, and the company and the police helped her to become a reality. Prisoners thus not only bring out the will of the day, after three

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In Japan, there was another major earthquake

A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.4 occurred on Thursday in the northern part of the main Japanese island of Honshu. No injuries were reported. The earthquake was located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Miyagi prefecture at a depth of 40 kilometers. On the Pacific coast of Japan announced a warning about the danger of a tsunami, which can reach a height of 1 meter. On some lines stopped trains, ITAR-TASS reported. March 11 near the east coast of Honshu, a devastating earthquake followed by a tsunami. To date, the death toll has reached 12,596 people. List

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