In China, the starving children

In poor mountain villages of China has a serious problem nutrition and physiological development of children. Many wonder, did the government has no money?

Children mountain Guizhou Province every day get up at 5:00 and no breakfast for 1-2 hours on the mountain trails to get to school. Some almost no dinner, from weakness, they do not attend physical education classes, and just lie on the benches. In 15 hours of lessons are over and the children again 1-2 hours walk along mountain trails home. Only in the evening at home they are able to eat a hot meal, according

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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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The number of children in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia are at death from hunger, jumped sharply

Africa: The number of hungry people has exceeded 10 million

The number of African children in situations of high risk of death from exhaustion, jumped sharply this year due to the severe drought that afflicted the zone inside the Horn of Africa to the north-east of the continent.As reported here today to journalists at a press briefing press secretary UNICEF / UNICEF / Marx Mercado, in Ethiopia since 2009, the number of children at risk of death in the near future, has increased by 45 percent to 312.7 thousand people. "In Somalia, it increased by a third over the same

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Severe drought in Africa

Record over the past 60 years of drought caused famine in the Horn of Africa.

According to UN figures, more than 10 million people in the region to the brink of life and death, there is a critical shortage of food and drinking water.

The most difficult situation is in the area where the borders of Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia.

In northern Kenya is the largest refugee camp, Dadaab. Its population is growing rapidly because of the giant influx of refugees Somalis. In Somalia, no matter what the drought is still ongoing bloody internal conflict.

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Severe drought in 60 years: the struggle for survival of the 12 million Africans

According to the UN, malnutrition among children and refugees fleeing drought in Somalia has reached alarming rates. The most severe drought in the Horn of Africa has put on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe. UN agencies virtually exhausted their resources to help the inhabitants of drylands.

According to Emilia Casella — Spokesperson WFP to feed those in need in the Horn of Africa, WFP is missing $ 190 million, says the UN Radio.

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Africa: The number of hungry people has exceeded 10 million

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The largest over 2 million years moving ocean inhabitants

6.28 Global warming ocean waters become the cause of the largest movement of marine life for 2 million years. Fish, shellfish, living previously only in tropical areas, are increasingly common in northern waters.

These data have become a major research project output seventeen research institutes. Among some of the most studied is the fact that changes in the appearance of warm-poisonous jellyfish in the North Atlantic. Subspecies jellyfish Pelagia noctiluca (Purple strongly stinging jellyfish, which have a very frightening appearance and glow in the dark!) Have increasingly become a cause of massive private beach, where they had not seen at

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Frozen Antarctica 37 million years

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Now Antarctica — one of the places on Earth where warming is occurring most rapidly. Before that, for 37 million years, Antarctica cooled. During this period, the temperature there is not increased even once, and only the last 50 years, scientists have observed the reverse process, when the coldest continent was warming up.

This conclusion is a team led by Dr. John Anderson (John B. Anderson) Rice University (Rice University) (Houston, USA) based on palynological studies, ice drilling and seismic measurements in the Antarctic Peninsula — the northern tip of Antarctica.

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Flood risk for England to quadruple

By 2035, the risk of flooding in England will be meeting throughout the country, will increase four-fold. This is the conclusion a special state commission to analyze the data on the amount of precipitation, especially in view of the situation in June 2012.

Preventive measures to strengthen buildings, better planning of new housing and training of the population should be conducted immediately, according to representatives of the authorities and meteospetsialisty. Provision is also special subsidies from the state budget for the costs associated with the planned protective measures, so you do not have to pay for the damage element of

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Scientists alarmed extinction of ocean

A group of scientists, consisting of 27 experts from six countries, disclosed his research on the state of the oceans, according to "Der Spiegel".

According to the preliminary report of the International Programme on Ocean (IPSO), the oceans are on the brink of global extinction — the last time such a scale of changes occurred 65 million years ago. That is, humanity has never experienced such a catastrophe.

Experts note that the extinction of species is much faster than previously thought. "The results are shocking. We identify the consequences for humanity, which will affect our lives,

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UN: number of displaced persons in the world dotiglo 15-year high

The number of internally displaced persons worldwide hit a 15-year high, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), with the vast majority is living in poor countries are ill-equipped to meet their needs. UNHCR's 2010 report on trends estimated to have been 43.7 million refugees and internally displaced persons in the country, events such as wars and natural disasters at the end of last year. More than half are children. This figure does not include new wave of migration set in train by the Arab Spring revolution. Figure falls into the global total of 15.4 million refugees,

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