Nightmare has more

During the first decade of the new century in the world were more than four thousand natural disasters — is a record number. More than a million people died. Affected about 2.7 billion people — more than a third of the world population. New sad record set and 2011: disaster of the past year, the global economy was worth 378 billion dollars (a record in 2005, placed "due to" hurricane "Katrina" was surpassed by more than 100 billion). The world is obviously something wrong, and from the 2012 any good should not wait.

However, some good news is

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China falls into the earth

Currently, more than 50 cities in China observed subsidence ground. The situation is compounded every year. It is predicted that in a few decades, some cities may disappear entirely. The main reason is the excessive use of groundwater.

According to a report in mid-March, the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources of the PRC, except for the major Chinese cities of Shanghai, ground subsidence is recorded in more than 50 cities. The total area of the surface subsidence of more than 200 mm is 79 thousand square meters. m situation is particularly serious in Beijing, Tianjin, Hangzhou and

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Climate change will affect regions from Miami to Mumbai

As the board of international scientists, global warming is increasingly becoming a cause of severe storms, droughts, heat waves, forcing the entire nation to prepare for the onslaught of deadly and costly natural disasters.

The biggest danger is densely populated poor regions of the world, but no part of the world from Miami to Mumbai is safe from disasters. Scientists, Nobel laureates, forecast strengthening of tropical cyclones and an increase in floods, rain and extreme heat.

The report consists of 559 pages, a set of artificial factors such as climate change, migration and poverty, identified as the main causes of

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In China, due to floods and landslides killed 70 people

BEIJING, Sept. 21. / Itar-Tass Kirillov /. At least 70 people were killed and 32 reported missing in China floods and landslides caused by heavy rains. The most affected eight provinces, according to local media today. Total economic losses, as the ministry said the civil administration of the PRC amounted to 26 billion RMB / $ 4.1 billion /. Evacuated more than a million people. The critical situation at the four dozen rivers, where the rising water threatened to break through the protective levees and dams. In the province of Shaanxi floods have already been declared the strongest in the

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Open to Citywide transit line continuous motion in Astrakhan ‘

In Astrakhan, November 15 was inaugurated bridge over the river and the Bold Curve Straight Bold. Length — 6,7 km, including — 1.4 km man-made structures.

Total funding — 6.6 billion rubles: the federal budget — 5.5 billion rubles., Regional — 1.1 billion rubles. Construction was carried out by four squads of "Volgomost" (Astrakhan, Penza, Saratov, Volgograd) in addition to the subcontracting was attracted 9 local specialized companies, more than 600 workers and 120 units of road-paving equipment .

This is one of the largest objects that are implemented in the south of Russia for the last 20

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Astronomers made the terrible discovery

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Terrible discovery had a chance to make the American astronomers at Stanford University (California) — they found in the universe a huge black hole that is 10 billion times "Stumpy" of the Sun. Its mass is equivalent to the mass of all the stars of our galaxy, the Milky Way components.

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USC became the owner of 96.78% of shares of Severnaya Verf

In the history of the transition shipbuilding assets of ex-senator Sergey Pugachev under the control of state-owned United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) has come to an end. Yesterday, the state company acquired at auction, 75.82% of the plant "Severnaya Verf" for 12.45 billion rubles., Bringing its stake to 96.78%.

Package "Northern shipyard" was purchased during the re-auction. Originally trades were to be held on August 7, the action "Severnaya Verf" were estimated at 14.5 billion rubles. But USC did not work for that price, then the corporation has made a "technical progress" does not apply to participate

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USC and the Ministry of Transport recently to sign a contract for the construction of four icebreakers

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United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) and the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation on the day will conclude a contract for the construction of four icebreakers. This was said Deputy Transport Minister Viktor Olersky, RBC reports. "The contract for four icebreakers would be signed by the other day. Now we are finalizing with USC technology — a difficult order, "- he said.

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov noted that in 2011 production vessels in Russia will grow, and revenue, however, will decrease. He explained that in 2010 there were large shipments of

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USC for the year increased its orders by 30%

The volume of orders "United Shipbuilding Corporation" (USC) in 2011 grew by 30%, to 191 billion rubles, compared with 2010.

As the vice-president Anatoly Bales, the share of commercial shipbuilding orders in the total share of orders the company now accounts for only 16%, but the company's strategy envisaged to rise to 50%.

"In recent years, Russia has been a significant increase in commercial shipbuilding, in 2005-2011 the volume production of civilian vessels increased by 4-5 times. There are now also carried out the construction of a series of dry cargo vessels of "river-sea" construction project "supertrawlers" fishing for

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USC is ready to invest 5 billion in Novorossiysk Shipyard for maintenance BSF

United Shipbuilding Corporation / USC / offers to invest 5 MAWP rubles in Novorossiysk Shipyard and build for him a clear program of renovation of the Black Sea Fleet until 2020. This was announced today at a meeting of the Marine Board of the Government of the Russian Federation President of "USC" Andrew Diachkov 

"Given the long-term repair of ships 1 and 2, it is advantageous to rank him in Novorossiysk Shipyard, an affiliate of the ship repair center" Star. "Development Program of the head of the branch involves investments of 1.5 billion rubles from the federal

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