BRASILIA

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In 1956, the federal capital of Brazil started taking shape out of nothing. Built from scratch, in just over 40 months, Brasilia is a city commissioned by the-then President of Brazil, Juscelino Kubitschek, to fulfill a promise long pending in their constitution.

A state competition, to which over 5000 architects responded, concluded with Lucio Costa as the winner and consequently as the chief urban planner. Oscar Niemeyer, a non-believer in straight lines, joined as the chief architect and Roberto Burle Marx came on as the principle landscape designer.

Only two cities in the world have embraced Le Corbusier’s principles

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In Costa Rica, Turrialba volcano erupted

May 24, 2013. On Monday morning, Turrialba Volcano, located to the north-west of the city of Cartago in Costa Rica, began erupting. The height of the ash cloud ejected from the crater of the volcano, reached four kilometers.

Farmers from the villages that are in the vicinity of Turrialba, complain about the ash covered them with patches. Local residents fear that the ash will damage their crops of carrots, broccoli, cabbage and potatoes, as well as harm the health of dairy cows.

The authorities advised farmers living in the vicinity of the volcano, to leave their homes. However,

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Residents of Costa Rica's Arenal Volcano Activity happy

September 13, 2013. In the past three days, local residents La Fortuna de San Carlos reported that in their opinion the Arenal Volcano can wake up because they heard thunder, and even made a couple of shots of clubs emerging from the volcano.

The possibility of increasing volcanic activity has brought some joy and optimism of those who are engaged in tourism in these parts. Indeed, because of the inaction of the volcano in the last three years, its attendance has declined sharply. However, experts have warned residents not to desire to become a reality.

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Liner Costa Concordia ran aground on the non-existent rock

January 14. Captain of wrecked off the coast of Tuscany, the Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia Schettino Franco (Franco Schettino) claims that his ship ran into rocks that were not included on the navigation map, local media reported.

Initially it was reported that the ship Costa Concordia, which was carrying more than 4.2 thousand people, including Russian tourists on Saturday night ran aground near the island of Giglio (Giglio) off the coast of Tuscany. As a result of the accident, at least three people were killed and 40 were injured, including two seriously. However, these data are not conclusive:

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Increases the activity of Poas Volcano in Costa Rica

Increases the activity of Poas Volcano in Costa Rica Facts

Poas Volcano alerted residents of the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica on his awakening strong rumbling and shaking. Early in the morning of the volcano ash and began to climb the dirt. Height of the ash column is more than 500 meters. As reported by the observers of the national park, which is located on the territory of the volcano, the ash from the crater was attributed to several hundred meters from the top and covered the ground and the trees of the park.

Poas long has

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Populyatsії Mislivska tvarin in Ukraїnі 10 rokіv zbіlshilisya by 15%

Populyatsії wild Mislivska tvarin in Ukraїnu for ostannі 10 rokіv zbіlshilisyav tsіlomu by 15%. When tsomu privatnі ugіddya spriyayut pozitivnіy statistitsі, oskіlki vlasniki abo orendarі such teritorіy pіdgodovuyut maybutnyu dichinu. Taku Dumka Vislova bunt spetsіalіst upravlіnnya Mislivska gogospodarstva Derzhlіstagentstva of Ukraine Mykola Mironenko povіdomlyaє Mem UKRІNFORMu.

"Mayzhe 10% Mislivska ugіd are private. Mova yde not about pridbannya olіgarhіv. Maєtsya on uvazі yakas Pevnyi grupa mislivtsіv, yakі toil pevnі Costa, yakі for rіshennyam Oblasnaya glad otrimuyut pevnі ploschі. Vkladayutsya tudi znachnі Costa. Ugіddya take no s metoyu otrimannya pributku ", — said Mykola Myronenko.

Vіn zaznachiv scho

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The eruption of the volcano in Costa Rica, Nicaragua awakened volcanoes

The eruption of the volcano in Costa Rica, Nicaragua awakened volcanoes Natural Disasters

Located 135 km from the capital of Nicaragua's San Cristobal volcano woke up and scared the people in the country with three eruptions. The sharp rise of the activity at the volcano about three thousand people were immediately evacuated from the surrounding area with 50 trucks and 350 security personnel. Serious danger to residents are gases and other substances escaping from the crater on the surface.

The height of the column of ash over the crater of San Cristobal reached five thousand feet. Spaced wind,

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Earthquake in Costa Rica

Earthquake in Costa Rica, Natural disasters

What has happened to. Costa Rica earthquake of 7.6 magnitude has caused several landslides, destroyed many buildings and caused seismic services announced the possibility of a tsunami. In a push two people were killed in the province of Guanacaste, situated right next to the epicenter. Evacuations were 218 patients and all employees of Medical Center Monsignor Sanabria as soon as nine-storey building began to tremble from ground vibrations.

For miles around the destroyed power lines and urban communications, more old buildings leveled. Damage in the form of broken glass, and the interior

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Are you going to Costa Rica to the eruption of a volcano?

Are you going to Costa Rica to the eruption of a volcano? Danger zone

According to the National Seismological Network, Code danger of eruption on the volcano Turrialba, which is located in the province of Cartago, east of the capital of Costa Rica, San Jose, has been upgraded to "yellow." This means that the possibility of eruptions increases, and it can happen in the next few days or weeks.

Danger code was changed due to the increase in overall seismic activity at the volcano. Beneath the surface of Turrialba observers note a powerful movement of

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Fish kills in the Vologda region

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14.11.11.V Cherepovets, Vologda region conducted initial inquiry into the death of fish in the river Costa.

According to preliminary data left more than 700 copies of various fishes. The first environmental investigation department of the Volga Interregional Environmental Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation is checked for pollution of the river Costa, which caused a massive fish kill.

According to one of the locals in the river in the industrial area of Costa JSC "Severstal" in Cherepovets, Vologda region was found a large number of dead fish. At the exit to the

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