China begins the third year of drought

China begins the third year of drought Weather and Climate

The drought, which does not stop in some regions in China for three years, injuring at least 7.8 million people and 4.6 million livestock. More than 2 million have difficulty in gaining access to clean drinking water: many have to overcome many kilometers daily distances to fill taken from a container with water. More than 4 million hectares of arable land affected by drought. For farmers, this has resulted in the loss of millions of dollars. Ministry of Water Resources closely monitoring the developments.

Severe drought has affected 13 Chinese

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Rekonstrutsiya and modernization of Lipetsk The daily processing plants increased by 2 thousand tons

To date, in the Lipetsk region for six sugar factories processed more than 3.3 million tons of sugar beets. At night now processed 18.2 million tons, the press service of the administration of the Lipetsk region.

In general, the sugar factories in the region have produced 410,469 tons of sugar. During the reconstruction and modernization of the enterprises installed new equipment that will increase the average of daily processing to 2 tons. Scored in last year's pace are not worse than in 2011, when it was handled 3.1 million tons of beets grown, and

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Reconstruction of the Sign of sugar factory (Tambov region.) Has successfully completed

26 December 2011 on the Sign sugar factory was put into operation the finished product storage capacity of 30,000 tons of sugar. His discovery has created an additional 60 jobs. The project cost is 55 million rubles.

There is a construction packing plant. In February 2012, it will be put into operation. The cost of the project is 135 million rubles. The number of workers in the packing section will be 80 people.

Znamenskii sugar factory (part of the company "RusAgro"), one of the first companies in the Tambov region, where work began on the replacement of old

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Reconstruction of the airport Baikal ended in Buryatia

Upgrading of infrastructure and equipment in the course to complete the reconstruction of Ulan-Ude Airport "Baikal", which has invested more than 300 million rubles, will increase the airport's capacity to 250 million passengers a year, said on Wednesday, RIA Novosti, the representative of the company "Metropol" — the owner of the airport.

The reconstruction program has included not only repair the terminal, equipment, organization of the parking system, but also the opening of flights to new destinations. In particular, the upgraded infrastructure — expanded basic platform, to repair the second taxiway on the main platform, works on the equipment exchange

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Failures in Kherson follow one another

Karst holes

23.e03.11.Na last week in Kherson recorded two major accidents in the South gravity collector sewer. March 18 at the corner of Schmidt and Sacco and Vanzetti was sinking roadway.

Sometimes on the road driving a tractor, which landed in the resulting fracture. Fortunately, neither the driver nor tehsredstvo not injured. Tractor driver came to the aid of rescue officers to tow.

Three days later, on March 21, another gap formed at the corner of Peace and Berislav highway — one of the busiest highways in Kherson. According to experts, there is a collector at a depth of 7

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6 thousand residents of southwestern China on the eve of the earthquake affected

Earthquake

BEIJING, April 11 — RIA Novosti, Oleg Ostroukhov. More than 6,000 residents of the south-western Chinese province of Sichuan earthquake victims on Sunday, according to Xinhua news agency on Monday citing the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the PRC.

Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in the county Luho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province in 17.02 local time (13.02 MSK). The epicenter was located at a depth of seven kilometers.

According to the ministry, tremors damaged more than 5.9 thousand houses in 18 villages. Direct economic losses from the quake was more than 40 million yuan (about 6.1 million

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In the waters of the Northern Kazakhstan mass death of fish

Animals

5.02.11.Pervy bell has rung out: massive fish kills in the river Tobol found hundreds of miles from Kostanay downstream. Earlier this week, another group of environmental concerns, experts took samples of river water.

Previous tests have shown that the maximum allowable concentration of some chemical components exceeded tens and even hundreds of times, and the water in the main artery of the area is more like a poisonous brine. On the one hand, the consequences of last year's drought. On the other — the natural result of the barbaric man's relationship to the environment, the IA "Kazakh-Grain"

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Earth is closer to the next mass extinction of life

Forecast

03.04.11. American scientists claim that humanity is approaching a massive extinction of all life, as tens of millions of years ago, when the Earth with dinosaurs disappeared. According to the authors, the results of which were published in the journal Nature, if we do not take action, the deleterious effects of human activities on ecosystems will have for several centuries to a full 75% of the extinction of all life on our planet. Restoration of life after such an event of apocalyptic scale delayed for millions of years.

To such a disappointing conclusion the American scientists led by Professor

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Regional Vascular Center opened in Veliky Novgorod

The center was created as part of the modernization program of health Novgorod region and the federal program "Improving care for patients with vascular disease."

To renovate the old building medical facilities from the federal budget allocated 100 million rubles. In addition, the purchase and installation of process equipment received almost 30 million rubles from the regional budget, purchase of medical equipment for 200 million rubles.

In addition to high quality equipment in the center has specialists that mode multidisciplinary team can provide appropriate care for patients with heart attacks and strokes. To work in a specialized

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Green roofs save the Beijing air

Green roofs save the Beijing air to save the planet

Beijing's leadership announced a plan to improve the air in the city by planting on rooftops 100,000 m2 of green plants. The plan must be fully implemented by the end of this year, as has been proven by experts that the best way to clean the air of harmful respiratory particles of 2.5 microns (PM2.5) and smaller are the natural plantings and water. So will reduce the level of CO2 in the air in the Chinese capital and improve the health of citizens.

Fig. Green roofs are able to filter

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