Dangerous climate change in the Arctic

Dangerous climate change in the Arctic Weather and Climate

The present level of global warming exceeds the natural adaptation of ecosystems, including the Arctic. This jeopardizes the safety, health and development of populations of Eskimos, concentrated in the Arctic.

All research efforts aimed at finding indicators that can warn of adverse changes to mitigate the causes and their cause, and to resume the process of adaptation and restoration of damaged ecosystems and populations. In the Arctic, the researchers say, implementation of preventive measures to protect the environment deserve attention at the same level as the problem of melting glaciers.

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CPS suggested the use of GMOs in agriculture

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7.06.12.Rospotrebnadzor offers to start in Russia use of genetically modified organisms in crop production, is now banned in the country, reports "Interfax".

Relevant proposals are contained in the official reference materials Rospotrebnazdora signed by its leader Gennady Onishchenko, who directed the State Duma before parliamentary hearings on GMO.

The ministry said that "in order to ensure the protection of public health, food and environmental safety, the … the creation of Russian scientists GMO lines adapted to grow in Russia, and the introduction of GMOs in the agro-industrial sector in Russia."

Said during the parliamentary hearings on Thursday Head of

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Another consequence of warming oceans: reproduction of cholera bacilli

Scientists and environmentalists have always been concerned about the possible effects of climate change. But who would have thought that, due to higher water temperatures in the seas and oceans will increase the concentration of pathogens, such as bacteria Vibrio, which causes people to severe food poisoning, gastroenteritis and even sepsis.

But it is true and it has been proven in the report, presented by the two-day conference in Brussels on climate change that is taking place these days. In the 200-page document details the results of more than 100 research projects funded by the European Union for more than

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Health Ministry stopped the vaccination of children Russian drug EntseVir

Russia has suspended the vaccination of children against encephalitis drug "EntseVir" because of the large number of complications after vaccination.

In the "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" published an official letter from the Deputy Chief Minister Veronika Skvortsova, which aims for health leaders in the region. According to it, the necessary steps must be taken before 15 May 2011.

The decision to suspend the vaccination "Entsevirom" adopted makes it possible for the fact that in some regions of the vaccinated children have been reported "adverse vaccine reactions."

For example, in the Vologda region after mass vaccination in 3 schools, health deterioration

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In Western Siberia, expected adverse weather conditions

Western Siberia came under the influence of extensive cyclone, which is involved in a wave of Central Asian heat. This factor increases the temperature contrasts in the area of atmospheric front and contributes to its aggravation. Currently active front crosses the southern part of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug, Tyumen and Kurgan regions, where there is a set of adverse weather: snow, sleet, glaze phenomenon storm. Meteorologists predict Siberia offset front to the east. According to estimates, 22-23 November in Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Kemerovo region, the Altai region of its passage will be accompanied by snow, blowing snow, in the Kemerovo region,

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In Krasnoyarsk extended mode of adverse weather conditions because of smog

Municipality of Krasnoyarsk, where remains could from forest fires, extended treatment of adverse weather conditions (IUM) until August 3, said the city authorities.

Mode of adverse weather conditions, under which businesses and residents should minimize emissions to the atmosphere, was installed on 26 July and 1 August, now it was renewed for another two days.

According to the forest fire center, in the region now operates 79 forest fires on the total area of 9.816 hectares. The Forest Protection noted that the increase in the number of fires associated with the established in the region of dry and hot weather.

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Heavy snowfall began in Alma-Ata in the first day of winter

Heavy snowfall started in Almaty on Saturday night: the height of the snow cover in the morning in the city is about 20 centimeters, in the foothills — up to 40 centimeters, the press service of the city administration.

According to the release, at night utilities sprinkled streets 2920 tons peskohloridnoy mixture. It was involved 237 vehicles, removed 1820 cubic meters of snow. At night on the roads of Almaty 418 people worked at night, will involve snow removal work 700.

According to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control of Alma-Ata, as of noon (10.00 MSK) due

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