China is quickly trying to save the Tibetan plateau ecosystem

Major threat to low-lying wetland areas on the Tibetan plateau, rich moisture and vegetation is active livestock activities of local residents. The continuous growth in livestock destroys flora and water resources, thus violating the natural balance in the region, which is the source, feeding one of the most important waterways in China — the Yangtze River, the second longest in all of China.

In 2002, most suffering from the onslaught of 460,000 head of cattle a plateau area, it was decided to establish a National Nature Reserve. Three thousand families of herdsmen who breed yaks and horses, had to

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Dust storm from China descended on the island of Honshu

Brought strong winds from China dust storm on Monday seized a number of areas of the main Japanese island of Honshu, including Tokyo, according to the National Meteorology.

According to the agency, fine yellow sand, which was recorded on the eve of the southern island of Kyushu, the first time this year, "fell" in Tokyo and Nara, Kyoto, Nagoya, Shizuoka, Niigata and Maebashi.

In poor visibility from 2 to 5 kilometers there was a danger for small aircraft flying in the airspace over these areas, peredatet ITAR-TASS.

Dust storm created an unfavorable situation in the south and in the central

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In China, because of a typhoon over a million people evacuated

Powerful typhoon "Muyfa" hit the northeast of China. Wind speed was about 178 kilometers per hour. Reports of deaths have been reported. This was the Internet portal of the magazine "Stern".

Because of the threat of flooding in the affected areas of the country were evacuated to more than one million people. Many residents were left homeless. Due to the storm warning to the ports back tens of thousands of ships.

Element has caused serious damage to urban infrastructure. Disrupted communication between individual settlements. There are problems with supplying of drinking water and food. According to preliminary data, caused

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Jim O’Neill: I do not love Russia? Are you sick

Chairman of the Board of Directors Goldman Sachs Jim O'Neill said that in the next ten years, Russia's GDP will approach or equal the total GDP in the eurozone. He noted that now the exponential Russia's GDP growth is 1% of global GDP, but because the negative attitude of the British investor looks at least strange.

"Frankly, it seems, it looks like the British mental illness: we do not like Russia, so we will treat it seriously — said O'Neill. — If we choose not to love Russia, in the light of all this, and do not want

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China sent about $ 80 billion to change the direction of the flow of rivers

China sent about $ 80 billion to change the direction of the flow of rivers, Russian newspaper "Vedomosti". The initiative is due to economic reasons, but experts caution that its implementation could have unintended environmental consequences.

China has long been experiencing serious problems with water in the north. In order to provide the population and household industry life-giving water, the authorities have conceived a number of major projects. Their implementation began in 2003 (the original price was $ 60 billion, but since then the digits changed significantly increasing) — here and turn the rivers, and the construction of large

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Sensational discovery refuted the theory of Exodus from Africa

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For half a century, China has destroyed more than 200 lakes

Lakes ecosystem in China is on the brink of destruction. For the past 50 years due to human activities in China have disappeared 243 lakes.

These data are reported Iyuy Chen, academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and director of the State Committee for the Management of Natural Sciences Foundation.

According to the academician, in the whole country for the past 50 years has dried up 4326 square meters. kilometers of lakes, 9,570 square meters were fading. kilometers, the total volume of water in lakes decreased by 51.6 billion cubic meters. This applies only to the lakes area of

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Freezing rain fell on China

In China, the New Year's Day was marked by bad weather in multiple regions. About two thousand passengers stranded in Lhasa (the administrative center of the Tibet Autonomous Region): Because of a dust storm 12 flights were canceled. Dust that is driving strong wind enveloped the entire North-West China, will move ITAR-TASS. Most flights canceled today in Chongqing and Chengdu (Sichuan Province).

And in the Southwest China, most recently — in Moscow and Moscow region, hit freezing rain. At the airport, Guiyang (Guizhou provincial capital) because they delayed 36 flights. In the 27 counties and cities in the province of

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In China, an earthquake measuring 5.2

The earthquake in Yushu county Nantsyan-Tibet Autonomous Region, Qinghai Province, northwest China, to varying degrees damaged homes, but the element has not led to casualties, reports agency Russian.News.Cn.

According to local authorities in the area of the earthquake epicenter 19 houses collapsed, 90 percent of the houses there were cracks, some houses are unsafe for habitation.

June 26 at 15:48 Beijing time in the county Nantsyan earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale. Yushu, inhabited mainly by Tibetans, in April 2010, suffered from the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that killed 2,700 people

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Flood waters swept the streets because of a typhoon in the East China

Typhoon "haiku" hit by heavy rains and strong winds to east China, Aug. 8, according to the Associated Press. According to the Ministry of Civil Affairs, evacuated more than 1.5 million people in Zhejiang province and half Shanghaians.

In the region because of rampant disaster flooded roads, disrupted rail and air links. In several villages have no electricity. In Shanghai, all the parks are closed to prevent injury in the event of a population of trees. Suspension of the work on the construction sites of the metropolis.

In late July, rains fell on Beijing. According to city officials, the

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