Environmental problems in Russia only grow

Participant the environmental conference, held in St. Petersburg, met with the environmental problems of the majority of federal districts.

The Siberian Federal District

Talking about the problems of the Siberian Federal District, the representative of the "Siberian environmental agency" Alex said Toropov undervalued unique natural object — Lake Baikal — the federal government and the accumulating environmental damage. According to him, the State Duma of the Russian Federation, a special group of "Baikal", which will deal with current problems.

Another ekoproblemoy County Toropov said "Gazprom" plans to build gas pipeline to charge Ducks (UNESCO World Heritage). "The ducks are on

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Snow in central Russia will go for two more days

Snowfall in the north of the Central Federal District will continue until December 1, rain is expected in the south and on the boundary between the two areas may undergo freezing precipitation is expected ice, told RIA Novosti the head of the situational center Roshydromet Yuri Varakin.

"In Tver, Novgorod, Pskov, and Yaroslavl, Vladimir, Ivanovo, Nizhny Novgorod region — in this band before December 1 will be snowing. Border south of Moscow and Kaluga regions in Smolensk and Ryazan region rain is expected," — said Varakin.

According to him, on the border of the two zones are possible freezing precipitation,

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The court in the western river port Moscow threaten ecology

, Vessels and port in Western Moscow, a threat of environmental pollution of the Moscow River, as they can go down, the general director of SUE "Moscow West Port," Andrei Isayev, a workshop on financial activity Gupalo, on Thursday in Moscow City.

The idea of the reconstruction of the West River Port appeared in 1996, almost simultaneously with the launch of the project "Moscow-City". Decree was signed by the Moscow government to transform the industrial area on the banks of the Moscow River in the modern complex of "Port City", in the port plans to build a logistics center,

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Hurricane destroyed hundreds of homes in south-west China

According to the local administration, in recent days in the province of Guizhou / Southwest China / hurricane wind and hail destroyed 1,500 houses, 300 people quickly evacuated.

The disaster, which began on November 4, affected 33 thousand residents in four counties near the city of Zunyi. According to the provincial administration, the damage caused to 1900 hectares of fields, direct economic loss of power is estimated at 1.4 million yuan / U.S. $ 220,472 /.

Reports of casualties have been reported yet.

At the weather station reported that after the hurricane and hail will torrential rains, which will continue

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Ales Bialiatski — for free!

Human rights defenders from 35 countries in the amount of more than 340 people have signed a memorandum, addressed to the Belarusian President Lukashenko to free detained Belarusian human rights defender Ales Bialiatski free. Of course, if it were a member of the human rights defenders, in a lot of the world, the news would not cause such a resonance. However, it is not a member of a minister of civil Themis, but also vice-president of the International Association of Human Rights Defenders, originally established under the mediation of the United Nations.

Recall that Ales Bialiatski was arrested last year

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Monthly rainfall fell over night in parts of Britain

Heavy rains and squally winds hit the last day almost the entire territory of the United Kingdom, which led to the death of one person, but also to the threat of flooding, reports BBC BBC.

According to estimates by the weather bureau UK for one day in some parts of the country have had the fall or monthly rainfall — up to 80 millimeters. Agency for Environmental Protection issued 20 major and 100 normal warnings about the possible threat of flooding. Force winds in some places reached 100 kilometers per hour.

Disaster victims was a 30-year-old New Zealander, who was

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In Somalia, the cholera epidemic

According to the WHO, in Somalia only one hospital has more than four thousand cholera patients who contracted through dirty water. Most of the infected — are children under five.

The reason for such an epidemic called extremely adverse humanitarian situation in Somalia. Thus, in recent years the Government of Somalia to actively take refugees from other countries. In some regions they accumulated a huge amount. Under such conditions of hygiene is virtually impossible. WHO concerned about the health of so many infected with cholera and the reluctance of the government to take drastic measures.

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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred off the coast of Papua New Guinea

An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale occurred on Monday at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean south of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. This was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey, which so far considered it inappropriate to declare a warning of a possible tsunami. According to the service, tremors recorded at a depth of 414 km. Their epicenter corresponds to the surface area of the Pacific Ocean, located 110 km to the south of the island of Bougainville APFA (Papua New Guinea), and 150 km south-west of the Solomon Islands.

Information about the destruction or

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In Georgia, there was another earthquake

In the area of the Georgian town May 2 They recorded the second in the last two days of the earthquake.

According to the Center of the seismic monitoring of Georgia, an earthquake of magnitude 3.2 occurred on May 2 at 10:09 pm Tbilisi time. The epicenter was located 4 kilometers from the city they in Racha.

Earlier, on April 30 in the same area were recorded earthquake measuring 3.3 points. The earthquake did not lead to the destruction

Forecasters banned Russians sunbathing

Residents of several regions of Russia better not to appear in the sun this weekend, because the atmosphere will decrease the amount of ozone, which is why dramatically increase the risk of skin burns. In Rospotrebnadzor well advised not to get carried away in the heat of ice and air conditioning.

"In the south of the Arkhangelsk region, and in Vologda, Kostroma, Novgorod and Kirov regions July 2 the amount of ozone in the atmosphere is reduced by 8-13%, which will increase the UV irradiance," — said in Roshydromet. Meteorologists reported that on Sunday, the danger zone will shift

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