Since the beginning of 2013, Shanghai had only 59 days with no smog

02.04.2013

The situation with the increasing air pollution in the Chinese metropolis has long been critical. In the first three months of 2013, only 59 days Shanghai residents can enjoy a more or less clear air and a time to forget about the fear for their health. The quality of the air in 2013 was the lowest for the entire period of observation, and for 10 days in the city held down minimum visibility.

The city administration has decided that

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An earthquake measuring 6.3 in the center of Peru

An earthquake measuring 6.3 in the center of Peru Natural Disasters

January 30, 2012 at 05:11 (UTC) near the city of Ica earthquake occurred at a depth of 39 kilometers of the power of 6.3. The epicenter was located 5 km south-east of Ica and 280 kilometers from the capital of Lima. Tremors were felt in the capital region and the cities of Ayacucho, Huancavelica, Junín and Arequipa.

According to preliminary data of the Committee of Civil Defence and the media, about 100 people are affected by the earthquake, 12 of them seriously injured. As a result of the incident

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Part of Bangkok will go under water in the next 10 years, scientists say

BANGKOK, Dec. 17. Thai scientists say that within the next ten years, a significant part of Bangkok could be under a layer of sea water, says the Thai newspaper Nation.

Director of the Research Centre for Environment Sirindhon the Princess Suri Supharadit professor said that if current abnormal climatic processes continue, Bangkok will share the fate of eight Asian cities, which in the next decade could face partial or complete inundation, the newspaper said.

Abnormal in the number and intensity of precipitation in the north-eastern, central and southern Thailand, led this year to the catastrophic flooding in some

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Ukraine Krivoy Rog survived hurricane and tornado

July 1, 2013. As previously reported by 0564, a deadly storm [29 June] in Krivoy Rog is de-energized more than 360 homes in the five boroughs.

So far, the 0564 edition are reports krivorozhan the terrible consequences of the hurricane.

As it turns out, is closer to the edge of town, in open areas, heavy wind, not only brought down to the roots of old, tall poplars, but was transformed into a veritable whirlwind!

Source: 0564.ua

 

Hurricane patted Krivoy Rog

June 30, 2013. City Krivoy Rog, Dnepropetrovsk region affected by the hurricane gust. This was "Dnepropetrovsk. Comments

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Save a choking city with "Sea Tree" …

Save a choking city with "Sea Tree" save the planet …

Dutch architect Koen Oltius Waterstudio.NL developed a way of increasing the green areas in cities. He created the "Sea Tree," which will improve air quality in urban areas and become a haven for the wildlife. Design can be placed in the river, lake or coastal cities.

The shape of the tree is similar to the rig. According to the author, the project sponsor can be a major oil company, expressing thus part in greening the environment.

To implement the project does not require the commissioning of expensive urban land.

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Across America, the once great city turned into festering wounds.

Once upon a time the people of the United States built a beautiful glittering city from coast to coast the envy of the world. We had the largest and most prosperous middle class, which has not been anywhere else in the world, and life in America was very good. But now our prosperity with a bang collapsing, and our once great cities turn into open festering wounds. Unfortunately, we are drowning in debt, such that we can not even slow down the shocking extinction of our cities. In the last decade, thousands of manufacturing facilities and millions

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Popocatepetl volcano ash fell in the capital of Mexico

May 23, 2013. Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said on Thursday the fall of the ashes of the volcano Popocatepetl in the Mexican capital.

"We report a fall of ash in the south-eastern part of Milpa Alta" — Mancera wrote in his microblog on Twitter.

At the same time, experts do not exclude the possibility of falling ash and in other areas, mainly in the southern part of Mexico City, located closest to the volcano.

Previously active Popocatepetl has led to partial suspension of flights from the international airport of Mexico City Puebla, located nearby. The main danger

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In the U.S. state of New Hampshire conducted evacuation after floods

July 4, 2013. City vibrations, located in Grafton County, New Hampshire, has suffered from quite severe flooding caused by excessive rainfall. During those 45 minutes that lasted rain, the city learn from about 50 mm. On the streets of oscillations water came up to the knee, and here and there a small waterfall. The city declared a state of emergency.

Because of the risen water, the fire service had to be evacuated 24 people from an apartment complex Rivermer. Until the water subsided, 19 people will be living in an evacuation center, which is organized in a city

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The U.S. Embassy in Estonia condemned the Soviet Union for the bombing of the Nazis

South American diplomats operating in Estonia, are convinced that bombing in September 1944, Russian aircraft of Nazi-occupied Tallinn had no significant military effect, but has at the same time, the cause of unnecessary civilian casualties in the middle. It is reported by the Russian community in Estonia portal "Baltija".

This meaning of the message, posted on the official website of the South American diplomatic mission in Estonia, on the anniversary of the March Allied air raid on the U.S. anti-Hitler coalition, which killed, including civilians, and the inhabitants of the capital of Estonia.

"This is remarkable as aviareyd by

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Sakurajima volcano in Japan threw a column of smoke to a height of more than 3 km

July 10, 2013. Waking up on Wednesday on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu Sakurajima volcano threw a column of smoke and ash to a height of 3400 meters, the reported meteorological office Kagoshima Prefecture.

Wind carries the volcanic ash towards the city Tarumidzu Kagoshima Prefecture, experts fear its impact on the residents of the city when the eruption will take protracted.

This is the third highest column of smoke in the history of observations of the volcano. The most powerful eruption occurred in 2009, when the volcano threw a column of smoke to a height of more than

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