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In Cambodia, the continuing flood

October 3, 2013. Largest South-East Asian Mekong River, received a huge portion of rainfall after a meeting with typhoon Vutip, burst its banks and caused the deaths of at least 39 residents Cambodia. Suffered from the rising water of the order of 100,000 Cambodian families living on the banks of the Mekong. The capital city of Phnom Penh element passed.

Almost all the victims overnight became refugees because of their fragile huts flooded with water or completely demolished to the foundations. Such buildings, local authorities have counted about 89 200. In addition, under the influence of flooding were building

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Flooding in Cambodia, at least 30 dead

October 1, 2013. In Cambodia, the continuing flood. On Tuesday, the provinces along the Mekong River in the capital — the city of Phnom Penh, the water level rose even higher. Element has already claimed the lives of at least 30 people.

This — Kandal province.

Local resident: "It is difficult to move through a flooded village, especially to get to the hospital. And we do not have enough food because we can not engage in agriculture. Where we do it? "

Someone carpentry work boat from plastic bottles and tires. But not everyone has that opportunity.

Local

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Global cooling VS Global Warming

Scientists predict global cooling at the end of the XXI century

March 26. Prediction of continuous warming is not justified, the chairman of the Joint Scientific Council of the Earth Sciences RAS Academician Dobretsov.

According to him, evidenced by changes in ice conditions in the Arctic.

"At least the ice was in 2007, in 2008-2011. and, apparently, in 2012, the ice began to grow again, you can see for yourself on a cold winters — again in the Arctic cold. Therefore, what we are waiting for the continuous warming — it is obvious that this is a legend, "- he

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Irkutsk scientists are struggling with the mystery glowing water

June 14. Because of what the lights Baikal. The answer to this question is trying to find Irkutsk scientists. A simple glance is impossible to see. But the fact that the water is lit, Victor Dobrynin doubts. This unusual phenomenon researcher Irkutsk Technical University first discovered in the lake. Today, the object of study — the water Angara, which flows from the very clean and clear lakes on the planet.

— The main goal of our research is to determine the nature of the glow of the Baikal water. And as the Angara genetically derived from Lake Baikal,

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More than a hundred settlements could stand in the flood zone in the Far East, the head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations

October 4, 2013. Emergency Situations Minister Vladimir Puchkov said that to work in the aftermath of flooding in the Far East were drawn strength from across the country, thanks to this managed to defend 120 settlements.

"We have drawn strength as all the subjects of the Russian Far East, and practically all regions of the country," — said V.Puchkov at a press conference at the central office of "Interfax".

Minister of Emergency Situations said that because of this managed to avoid serious consequences.

"Not a single person was killed civilians, all losses are minimized. Yes, it was flooded a large

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The river, which flows in China dries in India

The river, which flows in China dries in India Facts

The level of water in the main river in the north-east of India has dropped significantly, as reported by the local authorities, prompting debate about what this could be to blame China.

Brahmaputra, 2900 kilometers long, flows from the Tibetan region in southwest China, where it is known as the Yarlung-Dzanbo. In India, it goes through the mountainous region of Arunachal Pradesh (where it is called Xiang). Further down the river valleys in the region of Assam and ends in the Bay of Bengal, providing hundreds of millions of farmers

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The water in the ocean on Jupiters moon is the same as on Earth

13.03.2013

Astronomers have found that the water under the ice of Europa spills out onto the surface

On the icy crust that covers the entire surface of Europa — Jupiter — discovered salt. These data were Mike Brown (Mike Brown) at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena (California Institute of Technology in Pasadena) and Kevin Hand (Kevin Hand) of NASA (NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena), working with the powerful Keck II, mounted on Hawaii (Telescope Keck II on Mauna Kea, Hawaii) and spectrometer OSIRIS.

In European salts are magnesium sulfate, sodium chloride and potassium.

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Beijing faces water shortages and subsidence

Beijing faces water shortages and subsidence Facts

800 wells that extract water within the fifth ring road in Beijing, will be closed this year to keep the ground water. In 2011, the total amount of water that has been used residents of the capital, was 3.6 billion cubic meters. According to the authorities, by 2014, the extraction of water in urban areas will be discontinued, as the capital is observed subsidence, in other words, the city falls to the ground. In Beijing, there are over 10,000 wells in the city and its suburbs. Excessive use of surface water, along with

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Does the climate: causes flooding in eastern Russia

September 4, 2013. Although the Amur and Jewish Autonomous regions water is already on the decline, in the Khabarovsk region, it keeps coming. Unprecedented in scale flooding in the Far East this year left behind a devastating impact.

Russian service Bi-bi-si talked with the head of the situational center Rosgidrometsentra Yuri Varakina that caused such severe flooding in the region and whether this is due to global climate change.

Bi-bi-si: What is the reason for such severe flooding in the Far East?

Yuri Varakin: There are several reasons. First, of course, one of them — a regional climate change,

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How to save a supply of fresh water?

How to save a supply of fresh water? Save the planet

Fig. 400-meter devices for irrigation delivers water to the field in Oregon, sown with alfalfa. Currently such costly mechanism replaced with environmentally friendly irrigation systems.

Water is the basis of all life. On Earth sustenance 7 billion of humanity and all ecosystems depend on fresh water, which is only 1% of the total water supply of the planet. To contribute to the preservation of these precious drops, enough to do the following:

Try to organize the landscape near his home and planted the plants for watering which under normal

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