In China, the drought continues. Photo

Drought

Drought in China. January 2011. Photo from kanzhongguo.com

17.01.11.Devyat provinces and cities in the east and north-east China to varying degrees covered by drought.

Among them, Hebei, Henan, Shandong, Shanxi, Jiangsu, Anhui and Hubei provinces and cities of Beijing and Tyanztsin. In the provinces of Shandong and Henan drought reached moderate to severe degree, and in the central part of Henan Province — particularly strongly, write Chinese media.

According to weather forecasts, in the next ten days, rainfall in these areas is expected.

 

The Epoch Times

 

Drought in China. January 2011. Photo

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In Sevastopol, trees attack caterpillars. Photo

Plants

11.05.12.V Sevastopol on bird-cherry trees attacked by caterpillars of moths.

Pest twist around tree web, then it completely eats the leaves. Risk of bird-cherry moth is that the caterpillars with cherry shoots webs entangle to form special socket, which can lead to the death of the tree.

PHOTO: PHL

Source: "Krym.Kommentarii."

PHOTO: PHL

Russian shipyards in 2010 transferred to the operation of 14 vessels with a total deadweight of more than 1.4 million tons

According to the information portal IAA, Russian shipyard built in 2010 and handed over for use of the transport fleet of 14 vessels with a total deadweight of more than 1.4 million tons.

In domestic shipyards in 2010, built and put into operation two Arctic tanker "Mikhail Ulyanov" and "Kirill Lavrov" 70 thousand deadweight tons each for OAO "Sovcomflot". The project is implemented on the basis of "Admiralty Shipyards" (St. Petersburg). Icebreaking tankers have a special feed, which allows the boat to move unaccompanied by an icebreaker in the winter when ice thickness of no more than 1.2

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Near Baku tornado swept through. Video

Element

Photo from: Day.Az

19.04.12.V under the heading "National News" Day.Az reader sent us photos of a rare natural phenomenon for Azerbaijan — atmospheric vortex (tornado) as a storm cloud, and has spread down to the surface of the earth. As the author of the photo, he was able to take a picture of a tornado today at 17:35 on the road Baku-Alat Garadagh district near the village Lokbatan.

We thank our readers for help.

Photo essay on the link to the source

Source: Day.Az

Posted on 20/06/2012 by user Nijat Hasanzade

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Russian Air Force waited for new aircraft

The joint tests Sukhoi SU-34 was successfully completed. Air Force Commander Alexander Zelin signed on September 19, act on the results of tests in which it recommended that the new machine into service. It is supposed to be put into operation 120 aircraft of this model until 2020. According to the plans of the Ministry of Defence aircraft to replace outdated Su-24 bombers, which, however, do not write off completely, and leave to perform their respective tasks. Supplies to be carried out in several stages. Thus, the Russian Air Force will receive at the disposal of five squadrons of Su-34

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Russian anthropomorphic robots and other development company android technology

"Scientific and Production Association" android technology "was founded in 2005 and includes several companies. The aim of the project "android Technique" is the organization of a modern industrial complex for the development and mass production of anthropomorphic art and promotion to the Russian market innovative products in the field of anthropomorphic art. The most famous Development Company — a full-sized anthropomorphic robot AR-600 (AR-601).

 Photo source:npo-at.com

Presentation of the AR-600 took place in 2008 Photo source:npo-at.com

The problem of retaining the robot in an upright position rather complicated from the technical standpoint. The problem of lateral rocking motion

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23.06.12.Gibel bees in the Zhitomir region. Video. Photo

Animals

Photo from: trkvik.tv

25.06.12.O mass death of bees, beekeepers reported Kikishevka village, Berdichev area.

What caused the death of insects, people can not understand:

— Arriving in the morning at his apiary, I was surprised that before the hives are dead bees and bees are not flying. I just do not understand what happened. Opened the hive, was to look closely and noticed that the bee falls out of the frame and starts convulsing spinning in place, and then dies in a minute, — says Nikolay beekeeper Cuba.

— I apiary to 50 families, it is up to

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12.08.12.Massovy fish kills in the Kuban. Photo

Ecology

13.08.12.Po post residents, yesterday, August 12, 2012., Near the village of Zhuravskaya (Korenovskii Krasnodar Region), there was a mass death of fish in the river Zhuravka, which flows into the river Beysuzhek Left.

Photo T.Tereschenko

How to tell the fishermen on the shore was found a large number of deaths of fish (catfish, carp, etc.) and crayfish surface of a river covered with dead fry, float large pike. Around is suffocating musty smell.

Cause environmental disaster locals believe emissions from the territory of the upstream Zhuravki Viselkovsky sugar factory.

According to residents, representatives of the regional Rospotrebnadzor, who

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In Odessa tram rails have gone underground. Video. Photo

Karst holes

23.02.12.Tramvaynoe blade went into the ground near the house number 45 on the street Admiral Lazarev. "Movement of the tram route number 11 suspended, and the route number 12 runs on the modified track — the train station, not to the station" Commercial "," — said the director of enterprise "Odesgorelektrotrans" Dmitry Polunin. According to eyewitnesses, the failure was formed yesterday.

Tramways have gone underground. Photos — dumskaya.net

"I leave out the garbage and I see that on the pavement between the rails something black. At first I thought it was a bag of

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Near Berdyansk sea turned red. Photo

Ecology

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24.07.12.More near beach resort "Berdyansk" and more — to horse — painted in red color.

Because of the heat in the high seas have been actively brown algae bloom, but no danger they represent.

As the director of the Institute DAY.ZP.UA Azov Leonid Izergin a few days ago on the water began to appear red spots. Today southwest wind "drove" algae blooms closer to shore.

"From kelp formed part of therapeutic mud. So, all is well. Let campers swim and do not worry "- said Izergin.

Only one small "but": sea water (though clear) has a distinct

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