In Rio, will be a new "green" stadium

In Rio, will be a new "green" stadium Facts

There are reports that the company presented Fernandes Arquitetos Associados stadium project for the finals of the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro in 2014. Feature of the project will be that will be used when using the maximum amount of recycled materials and environmental technologies, and the developers have tried to keep the spirit of the legendary stadium "Marakana". The same stadium will be used at football matches of FIFA in 2013, and later at the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2016.

In the first place, will

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Thousands of Peruvians were trapped in snow

August 28, 2013. As a result of heavy snow a thousand people have been cut off from the outside world in Peru. Bad weather struck the south-eastern part of the country. In the Andean region of Puno very cold — the thermometer dropped to zero.

In remote villages fell to 40 cm of snow. According to local media, in a difficult position there were 12,000 families. Blizzards were taken by surprise and livestock, it is assumed that many animals were killed. The roads are seen dozens of abandoned cars bogged down in the snow, when people were trying to

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In the Pacific Ocean dropped 100 tons of iron sulphate to combat global warming

Blooms of plankton in the ocean. © NASA

October 20. The American businessman Russ George has spent $ 2 million on the discharge into the Pacific Ocean more than 100 tons of iron sulfate in an attempt to achieve mass blooming of plankton. When plankton begins to actively replicate, then consumes large amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, and then carries it with him to the bottom of the ocean, thus providing a beneficial effect on the climate.

However, environmentalists argue that his "experiment" entrepreneur broke just two international agreements, and warned that massive plankton blooms

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Sweden: Mass extinction of elk

August 31, 2013. In the forests of the southern regions of Sweden recorded the mass extinction of elk. Primarily affected juveniles. Scientists suggest that the cause of the phenomenon is not yet clear plague of animals can be global climate change.

The most complicated situation on the island of Öland. During the week there died a few dozen animals. At the moment, the local herd of not more than 300 animals. According to experts, hunters, one of the reasons for the high mortality of elk is the increased lately density of animals in terms of square miles. It is believed

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20,000 children sleep in shelters in New York every day

According to the Homeless Coalition (Coalition for the Homeless), about 20,000 minor children daily spend the night in shelters in New York City. This figure could be much higher, but 65% of the homeless were not able to get into shelters due to lack of availability.

In general, the situation with the homeless catastrophic. Over the last fifteen years, the number of families living on the street, has grown by 15%. Approximately 50,000 people a day do not know where to spend the night. As an accommodation places they choose subway station entrances Building and vacant lots where you

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Degradantov army in the service of a progressive part of mankind

On the instructions of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States a study was conducted among U.S. military personnel of different types of troops. From the recently published report suggests that alcoholism, abuse of strong pain killers and suicide rates have reached crisis proportions.

According to the report, approximately 20% of all military personnel in the United States recognize that "they drink a lot." Almost half of the regularly participates in binge drinking, defined by experts as the adoption at a time five or more drinks of alcohol (one dose — a small

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Because of the snowfall freeze people in Peru

September 3, 2013. The Peruvian government has added nine more of their regions, where a state of emergency aimed at having to cope with the unusual Cold weather and snowfall.

According to local authorities, at least two people were killed and 33,000 others suffered from the cold. Tens of thousands of animals froze to death.

The President Ollanta Humala visited the Apurimac, one of the hardest hit areas to see everything with my own eyes and to monitor the distribution of emergency aid. According to official statements, the state of emergency will last for 20 days.

Heaviest snowfall

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In the Caribbean, tropical storm formed Gabriel

September 5, 2013. Tropical storm "Gabriel" was formed in the environment in the Caribbean. This was reported by experts from the National Center for monitoring hurricanes, located in Miami / Florida /.

Currently, "Gabriel" is located 113 kilometers south of Puerto Rican city of Ponce. Wind speed in the eye of the storm reaches 64 km per hour. According to meteorologists, the cyclone is moving in a northwesterly direction at a speed of 13 km per hour. According to forecasts, the next day it will be between the islands of Puerto Rico and Haiti, and then turn to the north-east

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In Kamchatka volcano intensified once three

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In Kamchatka, recorded a strong surge in seismic activity. Reminded himself just three of the volcano.

The first activated Karimsky volcano. As experts of the Kamchatka Experimental-Methodical Seismological, according to the crew of the Yak-40, cruised the route which took place near

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Bush plans to send humans to Mars and build a base on the moon

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In the middle of next week, U.S. President George W. Bush is expected to deliver a new program initiative on outer space, which will include a proposal to send humans to Mars and build a permanently-manned base on the Moon.

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