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In some regions of Russia already in full raging forest fires

Foci for about six across the country. Flashes dry grass fire spread to forests, wildlife sanctuaries and gets to settlements. Nearly twenty municipalities Primorye introduced special fire mode. The problem is that the cottages are now empty, so there is no one to put out the flames.

Source: Petersburg Channel Five

Impaired environment provokes natural disasters, untouched by man in more resistant to natural disasters

Impaired environment provokes natural disasters, untouched by man in more resistant to natural disasters

On March 30, Moscow hosted the fourth memorial readings FR Shtilmark on topical issues and trends in the reserve towards Russia. Readings participants who came from different parts of Russia, discussed the importance of protected areas to ensure environmental security and its role in the prevention of natural disasters. Organizers Readings — Conservation Center, Department of Biology of Moscow State University, Institute of Ecology and Evolution. AN Severtsov RAS Commission on the conservation of biological diversity, with the support of TNK-BP. "Reserves — a natural

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South of U.S. covered by forest fires

South of U.S. covered by forest fires

In the state of Texas are raging strongest steppe and forest fires. Despite the efforts of firefighters, has burned 40 homes.

Contributes to the spread of fire abnormally hot and dry weather, established in the southern states. Of greatest concern are two sources of ignition — one of thousands of area 71, and the other 60,000 acres. Do firefighters have all the necessary equipment, including helicopters and bulldozers, but until the flames continued to spread into new areas.

According to meteorologists from the U.S. National Weather Service, the heat subsides a

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90% of land affected by drought in Moldova

90 percent of the areas of the Republic of Moldova suffered from drought. "Hydrothermal coefficient is 0-0,4, which corresponds to a strong and very severe drought," — Prime Minister Vlad Filat at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, July 4.

Vlad Filat said that on Thursday will call a meeting of the Commission for Emergency Situations, which should be defined further action in this area. Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers added that the strategy is needed at the state level that would include comprehensive management of water resources. "We will start with transport sources, reservoirs, distribution, processing," —

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Environmental disaster in the Kirov region. Video

Ecology

29.06.11. — You know, we have a catfish die — says Leonid, a local resident. — Trehkilogrammovye. And guys that always go on a fishing trip, so tell that to the dead fish in the river this year, as long as there was still on their mind.

You know — Leon goes to a whisper — of course, not without that network and sometimes fill up (and this is according to the law poaching because a whisper — Comm. Aut.). So the networks full of dead fish. More than alive, double.

Leonid — little man of forty, lean,

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The first samples of the forest fire equipment Tractor plants intercede on duty

The company "CHETRA-Forest", a specialized unit of the machine-building marketing-industrial group "Concern" Tractor Plants »(Machinery &Industrial Group NV), engaged in the supply of timber and forest fire vehicles, shipped the first mobile fire-purpose complex" AGROMASH 60TK MPU-2 "for the prevention of forest fires and forest protection Vologda region.

"AGROMASH 60TK" forest fire modification, 4×4 and mobile firefighting unit MPU-2 is designed to equip the volunteer squads in rural areas, gardening and country-building cooperatives, agricultural enterprises and social institutions. Operational deployment of BMD allows proceed to extinguish the fire before the arrival of the main fire brigades. The ability

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Highest threat level announced in Sulawesi due to the eruption of a volcano

Centre of Volcanology and reduce geological risks (TSVSGR) Indonesia raised to the maximum level of risk due to the eruption of one of the most active volcanoes in the country Karangetang off the northern coast of the island of Sulawesi, reported Friday by the Associated Press.

Karangetang erupted last Friday, March 11. Last time "fiery mountain" "wake up" in August of last year. Then the eruption killed four people.

According to the representative of the center, on Friday, the volcano, at least seven times spewing smoke, so it was decided to declare the maximum level four threat.

According to

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Faults in Bolivia: alarming cracks in Villa Rivero

After the fire that occurred in 2010 on the farm Villa Felicidad, near Villa Rivero, now began to appear deep cracks.

The cracks, which are located close to a group of houses, the most severely disturbed people and Cochabamba governor, and represent a serious threat to buildings.

The appearance of faults in the vicinity of Villa Rivero, 60 kilometers from the city, which lasted three months, with the emergence of an underground fire that destroyed an area of about 50 meters. The appearance of the fire, which lasted for a month, was associated with the remnants of ancient

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Azerbaijan mud volcano eruption

Baku — APA. March 13 in Gobustan region erupted Shihzairlinskogo mud volcano. APA reports quoting the website of the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES), according to witnesses, before the eruption of the explosion was heard, there was an eruption of mud breccia, and then show the fire.

Flame height in excess of 50 meters. In order to prevent potential emergencies at the scene were immediately dispatched experts and rescue officers.

Currently height fire Shihzairlinskom mud volcano has declined in two outbreaks of 1-2 meters. Volcanic activity gradually decreases. On some hills surrounding the volcano, there are mudslides.

Around the

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Forest fires in southern California led to the evacuation of thousands of tourists

Several thousand tourists were evacuated from the national park in the south of the U.S. state of California due to a large forest fire, reported Monday by the Associated Press.

Currently, the fire covered an area of 283 hectares. A huge cloud of smoke can watch residents of Los Angeles.

According to a Forest Service fire started around noon on Sunday near the tent camp. Currently, the fire fighting about 200 firefighters in extinguishing the fire involved aircraft.

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