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Spain: severe drought could leave the country without a crop

March 7, 2012.Some areas of Spain suffered from severe over the past 65 years of drought. In this regard, the country risks being without a crop, writes netnews.ua

In Catalonia, the last year and a half there was almost no rain. And as meteorologists predict in the near future precipitation can be expected. Farmers have lost much of their crop.

"We are now very much needed rain showers and even thunderstorms. Only this will help prevent further drought, "- said the representative of the Regional Meteorological Agency of Spain Anthony Conesa.

"The strong wind

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In the Pacific Ocean dives Republic of Kiribati. Video

Due to climate change the water leaves the Republic of Kiribati. In the depths of the already disappeared 32 coral islands and their inhabitants moved to the largest atoll, where the country's capital of Tarawa. But it will soon face the same fate.

Kiribati authorities planned to build artificial islands based on the technology of floating oil rigs. But it turned out that the project could not realize — too high costs. The President of the sinking of the country today made with another sensational offer — buy the site, about two thousand acres, from the neighbors.

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The President of the sinking state decided to relocate his people in Fiji

Leaving the water authorities of the Republic of Kiribati, the Pacific plan to resettle people in the country to one of the islands of Fiji, said on Thursday, March 8, BBC News.

Kiribati President Anote Tong said that is currently in talks with the authorities in Fiji to purchase one of the islands of the archipelago. Tong said that the case of the acquisition of the second largest island of Vanua Levu, Fiji, an area of five thousand square kilometers.

The current population of Kiribati is more than a hundred thousand people. The country is composed

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In Tajikistan, as a result of dozens of homes destroyed by the elements. Photo

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13.06.11.CA-NEWS (TJ) — One person was killed and dozens of homes destroyed in the disaster that struck last vyhodnye.12 Tajikistan in June as a result of heavy rains triggered mud flows in different regions of the country.

According to the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defence of Tajikistan in Rasht district (180 km east of Dushanbe) as a result of landslide killed 44-year-old policeman Sayhodzha Tolibov.V Sughd region (north of the country) destroyed about 150 homes, 40 of which can not be recovery.

In the Java district of Khatlon region strong winds and heavy rains have caused significant

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Drought in 11 provinces of Cambodia

According to the National Committee for Disaster Management, on August 16, 2012 in 11 of the 24 cities and provinces in Cambodia celebrated drought that affects tens of thousands of hectares of rice fields.

Usually, the rainy season begins in May and lasts until October. But this year the lack of rain in some parts of the country led to the destruction of 4,811 hectares and causing partial damage to 101,365 hectares of rice crops. Obviously, further drought will lead to even greater losses. Cambodian Prime Minister calls on the authorities to help save the paddy fields from further

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Wind power in the U.S. can replace dozens of nuclear and coal plants

The United States may well be proud of the results, which reached the "green" energy of the country with wind farms. If you take all wind turbines installed in the U.S. states, then they can produce 50 gigawatts of energy that performance replace 44 coal plants and 11 nuclear power plants. Now it's important for the country is due to the current tax policy this success did not come to an end. Perhaps this uncertainty with the extension of tax benefits for the products has pushed several enterprises engaged in the installation of wind turbines, as soon as possible

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Japan intends to shoot from «metangidratnogo gun» to impress on Russia

«By hook or by crook» — specifically how you can describe the global media messages about «breakthrough scientific achievements» of certain states in terms of energy production and a new kind of demoting of in oil and gas supplies to the world market. Before we talk about how the United States of America declared themselves the main «slate revolutionaries», promising to reduce the dependence of the EU on supplies from Russia energoelementov on the horizon loomed the information from the East. It turns out that the Japanese authorities have also not happy conjuncture large gas prices, and therefore not

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France zasnezhilo and froze (video)

 

In much of France announced an increased level of danger. The reason for this — very cold.

As the channel 24 news with reference to the French weather service "Meteo-France", the temperature remains in the country from -5 to -1 degrees Celsius.

However, the cold feeling is reinforced by the strong wind. Because of the severe weather conditions in France have killed 14 people.

In the southern regions of the country snowfall has stopped. However, the forecast meteorologists, heavy snow expected in Corsica. Now, on the island of snow cover reaches 80 centimeters, and in mountainous areas — over

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Thailand declared a drought disaster area in 79 districts of 13 provinces

BANGKOK, Feb. 10 — RIA Novosti, Yevgeny Belenky. Nearly 80 districts in 13 provinces of Thailand are from Friday a disaster because of the drought which began in February, the department said in a statement warning of natural disasters the country.

Statement issued on Friday by all state media in the country.

Disaster zone are defined as areas in the provinces of Lampang, Lamphun, Nan, Phayao, Uttharadit, Kampheng Phet, Phitsanulok and Sukhothai in the north, Lei in the northeast, and Chachoengsao Chanthaburi in the east of Thailand and Suphan Buri and Phetchaburi in the center of the country.

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Unwashed Russia and sneer. Continued Part 3

In general, it is very helpful to read all of the book "Russia — it is life itself," published Candlemas Monastery in 2004. The book has more than two authors, all foreigners who have visited Russia from the 14th to 20th century and left their notes and impressions. Such a selection had to issue a long time ago, in fact, really, in a lot of foreigners coming to Russia! And of course, they left memories. But we all occasions one Marquis de Custine. His phenomenon lies in the fact that he is the only of the millions of foreigners

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