Los Angeles opposes plastic bags

Los Angeles opposes plastic bags to save the planet

Following Hawaii in the famous city on the west coast of the United States officially banned the use of plastic bags in supermarkets and other retail outlets. This decision came into power, analyzed the data of the report on the environmental status of marine waters near the city, and realizing acute the problem of urban landfills. The project will run for 16 months.

Each year, Californians use 12 billion plastic bags, and only 5 percent of them are recycled. Data for Los Angeles: 2.3 billion ban the use of

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Earthquake near Christchurch

Earthquake near Christchurch Natural Disasters

An earthquake measuring 5.2 at a depth of 10 kilometers to the east of the coast of the New Zealand city of Christchurch was May 25, 2012. It is believed that this is the largest earthquake in weeks. In some areas in the next few hours there were two tremors of 3.1 and 3.4. Both occurred at a depth of 11 kilometers. Information about the destruction or people's access to services to help did not arrive or after the first or after the aftershocks.

Eyewitnesses claim that the people fled in panic from

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In Greece, the frosts. Video


31.01.12.V Greece came real winter. Since the beginning of the week in some parts of the country there are freezing. In particular — in the capital, where the temperature in winter is rarely drops below zero. This weather has forced city officials to remember the homeless who used to sleep in the open, without fear of the cold.

Now in Athens 1. In some places you can even see the snow falling.

Employees of the organization to help the homeless out on the streets of the capital, to distribute blankets and vagrants sleeping bags. They also inform them

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In Africa, the snow fell. Video


19.01.12.V marrokkanskom city Infran snow does not stop for days. And now the white landscape resembles the Alps. Many vacationers were not ready for such a change in the weather — and are forced to leave the city.

For the inhabitants of the national park — snow also came as a surprise. Was in the grip of winter and the neighboring Algeria. Sahara desert into a snow-covered field. Local farmers console themselves with the fact that the weather good for trees, because frost kills germs. However, for a long time see a picture is not necessary. Weather forecasters

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Ground freezes. Video


In the icy apocalypse residents Novorossiysk will survive for at least another two days. The strongest impact of elements cost the city about 600 million rubles. The hurricane was the most difficult test for Novorossiysk in the last 40 years.

Residential homes were left without roofs, toppled lampposts. Hurricane winds continued to tear the wires, energy work in the wind, literally risking their lives. To cope with the elements in the city even moved their troops — dozens of army vehicles and hundreds of soldiers. When schools opened hot food items, and low-income families even brought food home.

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Snow apocalypse in Kiev

March 23, 2013. Now in Kiev there is no man who would not speak on the anomalous snow in late March. According to its own sense of snow fell as much as not excluded in the winter. Long traffic jams, crowded subway, that's what was in people in the capital of Ukraine on Friday, March 22.

People in cars have become hostage to the elements. From different points of Kiev, and not only were numerous signals for help. Today snow stopped, but the traffic on the roads is complicated. People, instead of the usual walk on the sidewalk roadway,

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Incessant fires in Ontario

Incessant fires in Ontario Natural Disasters

Timminis in the Canadian city in north-eastern Ontario because of continued fighting officially declared state of emergency. Along the border of boreal forest fires are hundreds. Due to strong winds the fire easily conquering new territories, with 8-10 km wide. Near Timminisa already suffered 41,000 hectares of forest. At risk are several freeways. Caustic black smoke continues to spread around the city, creating a lot of problems to local residents.

Burning wood.

Extinguish the fire from the air.

Timminis in the smoke from the fire. Kirkland Lake residents

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Memory. Secrets of the Stalingrad Commander

70 years ago, November 19, 1942, with a strong artillery barrage at Stalingrad began a counteroffensive Russian troops. On the fifth day, November 23, part of the 4th Mechanized Corps of the Stalingrad Front teamed up with the 26th Panzer Corps of the Southwestern Front in populated Fri Russian (East of Kalach). Our troops encirclement of German group, storming Stalingrad.

In the "pot" were 22 divisions and more than 160 individual parts of the 6th Field and 4th Panzer German armies — more than 300 thousand people. Such a large-scale operation to encircle Russian command had never been done

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Spain snowed

March 1, 2013. The weather in Spain recalled on Thursday with a summary of the battlefields. Within 10 minutes of the first Spanish television channel showed the snow piled city streets flooded by water flows, bending under the blows of wind gusts and trees shivering passers-by.

The three-day storm caused traffic congestion, resulting in numerous accidents. In schools canceled classes. Rural areas because of interruptions in the supply of lack of essential goods. In some regions in the central part of the country snow depth reached 50 inches, which happens in Spain extremely rare.

Particularly unexpected were heavy

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Shakhtar into buying electronic codes for pets


14.11.12.Soglasno "Pet Rules" developed by the Donetsk city council, all pet owners in the city will be required to undergo a mandatory registration of their pets. As it became known portal "Donetsk. Comments ", all information about the pet, as well as information about the person who has it, it is supposed to make a single electronic database, Donetsk. Registration includes the issuance of the townspeople, containing pets, registration certificate and license tokens for dogs. For their own means pet owners will be required to purchase a special tag to put on them an identification number, which will be

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