In South Korea, an outbreak of FMD. Video. Updated

Epidemics

9.01.11.V South Korea broke the most serious in recent years, an epidemic of FMD. Infected with a dangerous disease, millions of animals on the farms of the country.

The government, however, refused vaccination, which will cost $ 60 million. Instead of potential FMD peddlers decided to just destroy.

More than a million pigs had already been buried alive. And among the dead animals were, as the experts say, and healthy. In the queue for slaughter cattle. The protests of farmers and environmentalists Korean authorities have no say.

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Began flight tests of the AN-70 transporter

Our homeland and Ukraine have started joint flight test of a new military transport aircraft An-70. On this, as reported by RIA Announcements, Defense Minister RF Anatoly Serdyukov. According to him, at the current time, the parties also hold talks on joint serial production of the aircraft in RF.

Creation An-70 is in the Ukraine in the first half of the 1990s. Since 2002 participates in the project Our homeland. It is expected that in 2012 the Ministry of Defence to allocate to the project 347 million hryvnia (43.3 million dollars). Earlier it was reported that by 2013 the

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Batch of new agricultural equipment arrived in Buryatia

More than 30 pieces of high-performance agricultural machinery in the amount of 19.22 million rubles came to Buryatia, until the end of the year the region's farmers receive equipment worth more than 305 million rubles.

Received equipment purchased through leasing contracts and spot deals. This is a 21 MTZ-82.1, designed for a wide range of agricultural activities, as well as four of the baler PR-145c, two rakes GVK-6, six loaders PKU-0, 8.

Storm water flooded the region just two of China

At least 16 people have died due to heavy rains, which for three days continuously go to the southern and northern regions of China.

According to the representative of the Government of China, in the southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region from floods caused by rains, affecting more than 450 thousand people, destroyed thousands of homes and about almost 17,000 hectares of arable land.

A serious situation has developed in the north, in Inner Mongolia, as well as in the south-eastern province of Jiangxi, where floods threaten the lives of over 700 thousand people.

Direct economic losses only in the

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Earthquake in Tengiz

Earthquake

Atyrau. February 23. KAZINFORM / Andrei Sokolov / — Atyrau region in the Tengiz oil field on February 21 earthquake with magnitude 4.1-4.3 points. No injuries or damage. Reports of this with reference to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre and Geophysical Service, Russian Academy of Sciences came on Tuesday, February 22, at the Russian and western sites. They say that the tremors in the area were recorded 10 seismic stations in different parts of the world. Underground tremors recorded on February 21 in 14.3 Atyrau time at a depth of 30 kilometers.

In "Tengizchevroil" declined to comment, ask them to

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Volcano Eyjafjallajökull all health scare.

Scientists will distinguish their willingness to erupt on infrasound 

Many still remember how in April 2010, the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull paralyzed air travel in Europe. Now scientists want to avoid such collapses. And going to identify with a lot of volcanic ash and timely warn aviapilotov. After all, volcanoes ash clouds reach heights which flew passenger planes. And emissions can easily lead to serious engine damage.

A team of U.S. researchers led by Professor Florida Institute of Technology professor Fredrik Ham and the University of Hawaii at Manoa Milton Garcés, with financial support

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Heavy rains in Colombia killed nearly 470 lives

June 9. Ongoing in Colombia from April rains have caused enormous damage to the country and led to the loss of many lives. So presumed dead already listed 469 people, 80 people — were missing and another 575 — received injuries of varying severity. All in all affected almost 3.7 million people.

Debris flows, landslides and floods, which resulted tropical storms this year have completely destroyed 13,000 homes, damaged nearly half a million buildings, according to "News". Flooded more than a million hectares of agricultural fields. Dozens of roads and bridges were actually destroyed.

 

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In the U.S., a blizzard left without light 3 million

The strongest snowstorm paralyzed the northeast U.S., reports Associated Press. As a result of the collapsed elements remained without electricity for more than 3 million Americans. In addition, the disaster claimed the lives of at least three people.

In the states of Eastern coast USA — New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts — where record rainfall has fallen over the last century, introduced a state of emergency.

Authorities urged citizens not leave their homes, and in case of the need to keep the new speed limits imposed due to bad weather conditions.

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Dozens of deaths from floods in China

Over the past few days showers and thunderstorms killed 16 people in the northern and southern regions of China. From damage due to floods in some degree affected about 1.5 million people.

In Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region floods killed six people, caused damage of more than 450 thousand people, destroyed thousands of homes and nearly sank nearly 17 thousand hectares of new crops. Direct economic losses of 128 million yuan (20.3 million U.S. dollars). Earlier this week, the rains in Guangxi will not stop, but the rescue operation will run continuously. Floods were under attack and the more northern parts

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China: Earthquake 6.0 in Xinjiang, 144 thousand victims

November 1, 2011. About 143.8 thousand people were injured and more than 2,453 houses were damaged in the earthquake of magnitude 6.0, which occurred on Tuesday morning in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, northwest China.

Profiles of the victims have not yet been reported. According to official data, the damage was 63.6 thousand houses, of which seriously affected 25.1 thousand dwellings, economic loss of 358 million yuan (56.4 million dollars).

More than 400 rescue teams were sent to the affected areas for rescue and recovery operations. All the victims were evacuated to safe areas. Work began on the

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