The water in the lagoon of Venice became dangerously hot

The water in the lagoon of Venice became dangerously warm Scientists prove

Researchers at the University of Southampton, and colleagues from Venice found that surface water temperatures in the Venice lagoon is growing 10 times faster than the average in the world. Such changes are particularly critical for the city in winter. Some experts believe that climatic surprises and unexpected sharp rise to unsafe water indicators can affect the tourist attraction of the city as a whole. But Venice is visited by 22 million people a year, which significantly adds to the state and the city treasury.

Besides

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Russia focuses on space and telecommunications

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In 2012, the state will allocate 161 billion rubles for the space and telecommunications development. This was announced by President Dmitry Medvedev at a meeting with young scientists, innovators and businessmen in the Moscow School of Economics and Management "Skolkovo". In general, the upgrade will be allocated more than one trillion rubles. Innovative high growth is expected in areas such as space technology, and telecommunications. "Russia has traditionally been a leader in these areas, so it is reasonable that the government is focused on them as the most promising directions — comment NGO experts RIC-Systems. — One

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Post-tropical storm has left its mark in Newfoundland

Post-tropical storm has left its mark in Newfoundland Weather and Climate

The storm, named Leslie, on the way to the sea has left a swath of destruction in the form of fallen trees, poles with electric cables, torn roofs, broken windows, scattered boats and flooded several villages about. Newfoundland. Despite the fact that the rescue services had long enough to sort out the rubble and debris in the streets, all of us were glad that the current storm lingered a while and had not a destructive force, as Igor storm two years ago.

Wind speed in the storm

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Danger of flooding in central Thailand

Danger of flooding in central Thailand Danger Zone

Villagers on both sides of the Chao Phraya River have been officially warned of a high probability of flooding across the low-lying areas along the river in the central region of Thailand, which is already a few days under the influence of heavy rains.

In addition to the settlements under water may be rice fields and low-lying plains. The situation was aggravated flooding of local rivers, especially in the north of Pong. In the second, the land can come to 1600 -1800 m3 of rain and river water. Each day,

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Create a map of the risk of heat waves in Europe

Create a map of the risk of heat waves in Europe Facts

European Environment Agency unveiled its project to create an interactive map, which presents the risk of the zone of heat waves in cities of Europe. Projections are for the next six decades and consider the most likely trends in climate conditions based on the known facts of the present climate.

According to agency staff, most heat waves should be afraid of the southern part of Spain, parts of southern France, Italy, Greece, Serbia and western regions of Turkey. In these territories over the next decade is

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Russia has asked France to place the base in Djibouti razvedsamolety

Moscow sought to Paris with a request to allow to place on the French naval base in the African nation of Djibouti, two reconnaissance aircraft IL-38 to fight pirates in the region, said on Wednesday the Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov.

"We have asked the French side put on an air base in Djibouti two razvedsamoleta to fight pirates in addition to the three French aircraft," — he said.

Thus, Russia wants to increase the total number of razvedsamoletov in the region to five, said the Russian minister.

Serdyukov said Russia believes

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Focuses increase brain

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Overall scanning of the brain showed that the juggling increase the size of certain parts of the brain. However, the termination of such an exercise leads to a reduction in those same areas. Researchers from the University of Regensburg (Germany) are involved in their experiment, 24 people who did not have any experience before this

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The capital of the Philippines was flooded after a typhoon

The capital of the Philippines was flooded after a typhoon Natural Disasters

Showers, which lasted more than a day, have caused flooding in Manila and surrounding areas. The flood was so strong that it surpassed in size after Typhoon Ketsana flood of 2009 that killed hundreds of people. The monsoon rains have brought this time from 300 to 500 mm of rain in two days, were the most abundant in the last three years, well above the daily rate of 80-100 mm.

At the moment, reported 15 dead and 270 thousand were evacuated from the city. Slum area

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Return of a typhoon in North Korea

Return to North Korea Typhoon Natural Disasters

North Koreans again suffering hardships from a typhoon that followed heavy rains and floods in the province of South Pengan. By 88 disaster victims and added another 31 dead, 16 others found missing. Thousands of people hoping to soon return home, remain in the status of refugees.

New invasion only exacerbate the deplorable economic situation in the country, located in a period of stagnation since the 1990s. Typhoon destroyed 46,000 hectares of crops, houses and destroyed the coastal areas on the eastern and western coast of Korea. In the most affected

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Russian-Korean center for offshore technology opens in Vladivostok

Today in Vladivostok, Far East Branch opened a Russian-Korean maritime center and information technology in the international exchange of scientific expertise and innovative areas of development cooperation. According to the press-secretary of the Presidium of the Far Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences Valentine Sheikina.

According to her, the founders of the new science center opening act Pacific Institute of Oceanology, Far East Branch, Institute of Science and Technology South Korean city of Gwangju, as well as the provincial administration Chollanam-up. Establishment of the center — a logical extension of joint research by Russian and South

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