Black smokers: hydrothermal vents in the abyss

February 22, 2013. A team of British marine scientists who study the sea floor near the Caribbean islands, found "amazing" array of submarine hydrothermal vents — the deepest of all open in the world.

Plunging underwater ROV apparatus (PTA) in the Cayman Trench, they sent him to the unexplored area of the seabed at a depth of about 5,000 meters.

On transmitted from the unit to board Video footage scientists research vessel spotted narrow spindle-shaped volcanic pipes up to 10 meters high. They are under the pressure of the water spewed black — "a stunning spectacle," as one scholar

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The accident at the pipeline deprived zhanbaytsev water

Ecology

2.12.11.Vecherom November 30 Isatai near Atyrau region there was an accident on an oil pipeline owned by the company "Potential Oil."

Pipeline rupture occurred near the mine Zhanatalap belonging NGDU "Zhayykmunaygaz" (PF "Embaymunaygaz"). Oil poured out of the tube a few hours before workers' Potential Oil "to stop the leak. During this time the oil got into the channel, which is a source of water for the villagers Zhanbay, located a kilometer away from the pipeline.

Our correspondent reports from the scene:

— Visually, you can see that quite a large contaminated area, thickness of about 3 cm

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Almaty lab refused to take the examination of water, Red Lake

Ecology

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17.10.11.Zhiteli village Chemolgan that Karasai district of Almaty region, last month raised the alarm: near their village is a lake which in strange circumstances painted in red color and has to exude the stench, the newspaper "Metropolis."

Recall, while local residents have suggested that the problems with their lake are directly related to alcohol plant, which built a few years ago. Villagers suggested that entrepreneurs poured into the lake waste.

Later in the course of the proceedings it became clear that such an unusual color appears at the lake because of emissions of starch flour

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Israel: Mass death of fish in the Yarkon River

Animals

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27.09.11.V Monday, September 26, at the station "Sheva Tahanot" ("Seven Mills"), on the banks of the Yarkon River holidaymakers watched as the water surface float hundreds of fish, gulping air.

One of the readers of the newspaper "Maariv" reported to the editor, that a few hundred meters from the park "seven mills," Yarkon was "just white" on the dead fish. According to experts, an environmental disaster led the first autumn rains at the end of last week.

According to ecologist Jonathan Raza, an employee of the Office of the Yarkon River, the first autumn rain, which

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The water in the North Atlantic record warmed

Anomaly

* 01/28/11 * The water temperature in the North Atlantic, which is associated with the state of the Arctic Ocean, in the early 21st century has reached a record high values for the last two thousand years.

As RIA Novosti reports, citing an article published in the journal Science, the water from the North Atlantic Ocean has a decisive impact on the entire Arctic basin, in particular, the area of drifting ice. Prior to this, scientists have data on water temperature in the strait in just the last 150 years.

A team of researchers led by Robert

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Lima: Where was the fish?

Ecology

20.10.11.Bolshe months of coastal villages of Lima and Luparevo Zhovtnevyi district appearance excites unknown barge, which drops something in the water with his board.

People believe that this is the remains of bottom sludge after cleaning the fairway. They are so polluted the waters that now there are almost no fish, and swim was impossible.

I must admit that this problem is for the residents of both villages is not new. In recent years, regularly, several times a year, an unknown barge swim to the shore very closely, for 300 yards, and throws something in the water. A place

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In search of water. Condensation and desalination

Encyclopedia

CONDENSATION

The roots of trees and other plants pulls moisture out of the ground, and the tree can collect liquid with the water table at a depth of 15 meters and more, that's too much to dig. Do not try — let the tree pump it for you in a plastic bag tied to a branch with leaves. Evaporation from the surface of the leaves will condense in the bag.

Choose healthy plants and branches, densely covered with leaves. The open side of the bag, place on top and corner — bottom to it dripped water formed

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Hydrogen sulfide instead of water in the village Kashirin. Video

Ecology

24.11.11.Zhiteli village Kashirinyh Kungur region for 400 years living without water. Carry drinking out of the city, and the process water from the well is only good for business nuzhd.V connection with the commissioning of a new well, the water ran out of it black with the smell of hydrogen sulfide. Now it does not wash, nor cattle it does not drink. The authorities do not try to change things, and people, and now the city Cows bring water!

The village Kashirinyh water never was. For water supply, which are connected to the well, running is not

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The program Clean Water is being implemented in the Chechen Republic

On the territory of the Chechen Republic (Chechnya) is implemented regional program (RTP) of the "Clean Water". As the Deputy Minister of Housing CR Abliev Sultan, the program is designed for 2012-2016. The purpose of the RICs are the modernization of water supply, sewerage and waste water treatment.

"The program will provide our population with drinking water that meets the requirements of security and safety. It involves the installation of water treatment systems on the local social facilities and multi-family homes. Modern equipment allows for 100 percent clean water from germs and bacteria. At this time, work is

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The Clean Water. Modular water treatment system

In the second quarter of 2011, the company "Akvametosintez" started the supply and installation of modular water treatment plants designed to prepare domestic water use in communities Polar Region Nenets Autonomous District, commissioned by the NAO Administration under the program "Clean Water. The Polar region of Nenets Autonomous Okrug ".

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The modules are available in standard 20-bit or 40-foot containers, insulated sandwich panels from the inside. Plants are equipped with thermal stabilization and ventilation, lighting and internal ground loop, heating cables for connection to external utilities, and can also be fitted with alarms to opening and

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