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India extends ban on plastic bags

India extends ban on plastic bags to save the planet

Guide Delhi to impose a complete ban on the use of plastic bags in the hope that it will help to cope with mountains of debris in and outside the city. Back in 2009, in the capital of India refused plastic bags whose thickness was less than 40 microns.

Under the new ban, residents of the capital have to forget about plastic bags and containers for magazines and greeting cards as well as garbage bags. Since the end of November 2012 completely banned their sale and production, and

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The streets of Vancouver will cover recycled plastic

The streets of Vancouver will cover recycled plastic Facts

Most recently, city officials announced that Vancouver will be the first city in the world, which will include recycled plastic in asphalt coating for laying on the sidewalks and roads.

Recycled plastic is used for the production of various kinds of goods from iPhone to jeans, but the first time in a major city decided to get rid of plastic bottles, bags of milk and jars of yogurt in their streets, making it the material of these same streets. And it does not affect the color characteristics of the

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In the southern part of Colombia landslide

July 19, 2013. The landslide came down from the hilly area on the roadway in the southern Colombian department of Huila, caused the death of six people. Except for the people below the soil surface were two houses situated by the road linking the city Suazo, Huila, and the city of Florencia Caquetá department, as well as an ambulance and a truck.

Dozens of local residents, which was quickly removed from the struck a hill, in a matter of urgency to the hospitals and Garzuna Suazo department of Huila. Survived a further 26 Colombians caught in the dam

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Salehard — the capital of Yamal

Salekhard (up to 1933 — Obdorsk) — the capital of the world's largest gas producing region — the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District. The only city in the world, located at the latitude of the Arctic Circle.

History Obdorsk — Salekhard goes into the history of development of the north of Western Siberia, the creation of statehood in the aboriginal population, industrial arrangement Arctic. Obdorsk centuries was an outpost of the Russian state on its way to the northern Pacific Ocean.

After the annexation of Siberia to Russia in place Ostyak town, near the confluence with the

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Savvidi: Rostov-on-Don to be submitted to the Premier League

President of FC SKA Rostov Ivan Savvidi said that renaming the "Rostselmash" in the "Rostov", he wanted to unite the city around the same team, and also talked about his vision for the development of football in Rostov-on-Don. [Cut] «Renaming" Rostselmash "in the" Rostov "I pursued a simple goal to unite the city around one team, one game around — quoted the president of SKA (Rostov) Ivan Savvidi press service of the club. — And now, when I had to FC SKA, from its purpose, I do not compromise. Rostov region has always been considered a football region. Here, almost

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In Portugal, there was a tornado

In Portugal, there was a tornado Natural Disasters

Tornado sweeping through teriitorii Lagoa Sul in Portugal caused chaos. Throughout the city lay overturned cars, wind tore rooted trees, felled billboards, broke off balconies and roofs of houses. Some houses were destroyed from top to bottom in a matter of minutes. As a result, about a hundred people were left without homes.

As the tornado occurred in the middle of the day, most residents were at work, at school or on the street. After the tornadoes in some areas Lagoa Sul took power outages. This only accelerated the spread

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In the United States went bankrupt city scale with eagle

For California's economic crisis will end soon. From the very bad debt laden U.S. state again received the bad news. About insolvency announced Stockton. It became the largest in the history of modern American city bankrupt.

Stockton — the county seat of San Joaquin. Located 85 miles from San Francisco. The city's population — nearly 300 million people, or twice as much as the previous record holder Vallejo (California, too), which collapsed in 2008 and became a symbol of the economic crisis. As it became known today adopted a new budget Stockton. The deficit of $ 26 million on

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Italy counts the losses from floods

Italy counts the losses from floods Facts

Finally, the water level at the Venetian faces began to return to normal, and with a record 1.5 meters on St. Mark's Square down to 90 cm during the week predicted a further reduction of the water level, and experts expect that figure drops to 60 cm to weekends.

The decline of water — this is a joyous occasion for indigenous Venetians, and for tourists planning to visit the city, but the elation quite lost when it comes to damage to the city and the more southern regions of Italy prolonged

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Ukraine: Luck heavy downpour flooded

July 30, 2013. July 30 from 15:30 in Lutsk was a heavy downpour of hail.

As a result of low areas and roads of the city were flooded, basements of apartment buildings podtopilo, stopped traffic, the press service of the State Service for emergencies.

To the rescue operations were brought 10 pieces of equipment and 57 personnel of the emergency departments of the State of Ukraine.

Source: LB.ua

 

Rescuers pumped water from flooded Lutsk

July 31, 2013. Rescuers pumped water from streets and basements of homes and the hospital in Lutsk. It is reported by the State

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In Myanmar, there was a new earthquake

In Myanmar, there was a new earthquake Natural Disasters

In the South Asian country of Myanmar (Burma), again there was an earthquake, this time near the newly-made capital city Naypyidaw. Fortunately, this time there was no casualties and widespread destruction, but not in the earthquake, which occurred a few days ago.

New impetus had power of 4.8 points and there was a 56 km south of the capital city. Data on deaths from a push force of 6.8 points and repeated episodes constantly refined. According to latest information, the cataclysm took the life of 26 people, about 230

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