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As a result of avalanches in Afghanistan previously killed 145 people

As a result of avalanches in Afghanistan previously killed 145 people Natural Disasters

No less than 145 people are presumed dead or missing after the March 4, 2012 a number of avalanches hit a remote village in north-eastern province of Badakshan in Afghanistan. March 11, 2012 the authorities announced that 56 died in the region shack.

Winter 2011/2012, Afghanistan is the most severe in the past 15 years, took the lives of many people, including 90 who died only in mountainous regions Badakshana. Rescue groups have not been able to get to places where the avalanche. In some of them

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Ice loss in the Arctic increases

Ice loss in the Arctic increased Weather and Climate

According to a new study by NASA and the old thicker layer of ice covering the waters of the Arctic is melting much faster than the recently formed ice. This trend threatens the entire ice cap in the Northern Hemisphere and the promise it accelerated extinction.

How to assure researchers over the past decade, the level of centuries of ice cover has decreased by 17.2%. The photo presented below shows the part of the ocean in the November-January 1980 and the present time. Reduction of land with more durable ice cap

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Review of volcanic activity in the beginning of March

Review of volcanic activity in the beginning of March Natural Disasters

During the first week in March 2012 seismic activity 17 volcanoes on the planet in varying degrees, changed its character. About five new volcanoes have moved to more dangerous stage.

Besides Bezymyannyi (55,978 ° N, 160,587 ° E) in Central Kamchatka, has been assigned the "red" key risk is worth noting as volcanoes Cleveland, Etna, Kanaga and Tungurahua.

CLEVELAND (52,825 ° N, 169,944 ° W, 1730 m), Fr. Chuginadak, Alaska

March 3 at the satellite image of the volcano was noted weak thermal anomaly. The current code is dangerous

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Sochi 2014: Rose Farm and other objects of the mountain cluster

Before the Olympics in Sochi has less than two years. Who is funding the construction of Olympic facilities that will be with them at the end of the Games, and what events they will be held in the near future?

The huge Olympic construction, not knowing unparalleled in the history of the White Olympiads, gradually passed its equator. By the most conservative estimates the Games budget will be 200 billion rubles, 45% of which is financed by the state, and the remaining part of the budget will cover the private business.

Results will be built 11 arenas in which competition

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By the Earth is approaching a new asteroid

By the Earth is approaching a new asteroid Facts

February 15, 2013 an asteroid called 2012 DA14 should fly very close to the Earth. According to estimates of the distance to the astronomers of the world at the nearest point of 27 thousand kilometers. Even the moon and some satellites are much farther away from Earth. The threat of collision is not reported.

2012 DA14 will be much closer to the Earth than the Moon and geosynchronous satellites.

2012 DA14 was discovered by scientists at the beginning of 2012. Asteroid sizes do not exceed 46 meters in diameter. Its orbit,

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Coming solar eclipse

Coming solar eclipse Facts

May 20, 2012 in some parts of the world, such as the western United States, it will be possible to observe the annular solar eclipse. This eclipse occurs when the Moon is in a position directly in front of the Sun relative to the Earth, covering the entire disk stars except the edges. Previous annular eclipse was observed May 10, 1994, the following will occur October 14, 2023.

Map full annular eclipse in the U.S..

The same eclipse will be visible in China March 21, 2012, in other parts of both hemispheres, the eclipse will be

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Tornado continues to rage in the U.S.

Tornado continues to rage in the U.S. Natural Disasters

This year in the southern states tornado season started earlier than usual, the cause of which was a vast cold front crashed into the soft warm air of the winter weather. As a rule, in the south of the tornado season starts in March and lasts until May, and in the northern states — from late spring to early summer.

February 28, 2012, a cold front came down from the Rocky Mountains in the face of warm, moist air in the Gulf of Mexico and causing the severe weather conditions in

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The first championship of WorldSkills Russia-2013

In the spring of 2013 (April 27 to May 1) in Togliatti (Samara region) held a National Championship WSR — 2013 is a dress rehearsal for the young Russian professionals WSI before the World Championships in Leipzig in July 2013. Similar competitions were conducted on a national scale for the first time.

In this project, 310 young professionals that have passed qualifying round, between the ages of 18 and 25 of the 44 subjects of the Russian Federation competed in 22 nominations (competencies): welding, Cook case, hairdressing, Architecture, tiling, bricklaying, web design, system administration, auto mechanics, joinery,

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In the U.S. state of Oregon frequent occurrence of lightning

May 17, 2013. TV KGW Meteorologist Rod Hill shared with the readers of his column on the Web site of the channel information that lightning strikes, lock-in the state of Oregon, for the period from 1990 to 2012 increased.

In 1990, the average number of lightning strikes in Oregon was 29,000. Since then, the rate has been steadily growing. Peak values — 70,000 Lightning — were recorded in 2003-2004. In 2012, the state was noted about 48,000 bits.

According to meteorologists, the biggest danger is the so-called storm centers that can both "generate" tens of fires. This prevents rapid response

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Scientists have recognized the God particle

15.03.2013

PHOTO: AFP

Physics Geneva confirmed the results of their own research. Scientists working at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), confirmed the results of their own research. They analyzed all the available data and determined that the open last summer, the particle is indeed the Higgs boson.

"By studying the data in 2012, we can confidently say that we are dealing precisely with the Higgs boson. However, we have still much to do" — the Lifenews.ru with reference to an employee of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Joe Inkandela. He added

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