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Yangtze received another batch of chemicals

Yangtze received another batch of chemicals Facts

In the eastern part of China on a cargo ship spilled carbolic acid, which fell into the waters of the country's longest river, the Yangtze. In January, a similar incident recorded in the southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China, where one of the plants in the river was dumped a large amount of toxic cadmium, has spread to 300 km downstream.

The ship, allegedly South Korean, last week, moored in Zhenjiang, located on the Yangtze River. According to preliminary data, the leakage of phenol, which is used in detergents, occurred due to

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There was a sea of

18.03.2013

"Kyuriositi" was the most important result of his mission.

"Kyuriositi" on Mars NASA / JPL-Caltech

A team of scientists and engineers, managers' Kyuriositi ", told a news conference in Washington that ancient Mars was suitable for life. In fact, it means that the rover down on the surface of the Red Planet in August last year, has already fulfilled its mission.

Immediately should stipulate that "Kyuriositi" is not going to stop there. In April, he goes into a forced "vacation" caused by the fact that Mars will be obscured by the sun and the

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Flooding in southern Texas in the United States: the first victims in San Antonio

May 26, 2013. In the south of the U.S. state of Texas torrential rains caused rivers flood and flood. The most difficult situation is in San Antonio, there is recorded the first victims of the disaster. Rescuers evacuated around 130 residents of flooded houses, cars and buses.

The most serious was the situation in the major city of San Antonio. According to forecasters, there over night dropped more than 20 inches of rain. "We recommend people to stay at home and not to travel on the road," — said Mayor Julian Castro. However, he was unhappy with the

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Flooding in western Greece

Flooding in western Greece Natural Disasters

In the city of Pyrgos in western Greece on February 5, floods killed 82-year old woman who was found in the citrus garden. 22 people are alive thanks to the efforts of rescue crews. For one day in the rescue received 300 calls about flooding.

At the moment, the local hospital organized the evacuation of 90 patients, the monastery threatened by a landslide. In the surrounding villages because of the heavy rains of emergency was declared.

In rescue organizations involved more than 30 fire engines and a search helicopter, two boats and tracked bulldozer,

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Australia has formed an "internal sea"

Australia has formed an "internal sea" Natural disasters

Eastern Australian coast is still suffering from the floods. Around 7275 people can not get timely help in heavily flooded New South Wales. The prime minister said Barry O'Farella manned by their region from a helicopter looks like a great inland sea.

In the city of Morea, where more than 600 people were affected by the flood and Gvidir Megi, the evacuation of residents. Some homes and other buildings were completely under water, the streets of the city, which is more reminiscent of Venice, looking like water channels. The same situation in

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The disappearance of the Dead Sea

Carried out at the end of September this year of the study, which are devoted to changing the level of the Dead Sea, Israeli scientists are seriously concerned — again rapidly shallower water. From these data, it became clear last month that the water level dropped by 16 centimeters. If this goes on, the water could soon disappear altogether.

Studies have shown that in late September, line the water's edge of the Dead Sea has moved to the mark 423.83 meters below sea level, while that in August, a decrease of 14 cm turns out, the pond

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The company Nestle proposed to privatize the worlds supply of fresh water

The world's largest manufacturer of Swiss food company Nestle made a very controversial proposal. Chairman and former CEO of Nestle, Peter Brabeck proposed to privatize the world's fresh water. According to him, this will help to reduce the aimless expenditure of this vital resource.

It should be noted that the issue raised by Peter Brabeck, truly one of the most important problems of the modern world community. The supply of fresh water on the planet are limited. Thus, from 85 to 90 percent by different estimates of these reserves are in the form of ice, that is, is almost

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Berliners grow vegetables on the roof of the house

July 26. Urban farmers are becoming a trend around the world. Berliners were enthusiastic about the innovation, which brings regularity and tranquility in the hectic life of a modern city.

Berliners who care about the environment of his native city, supported by a global trend and engaged in farm directly above the streets. More and more roofs turn into a kind of greenhouses.

Berliners who care about the environment of his native city, supported by a global trend and engaged in farm directly above the streets.

The building is a cultural center Malzfabrik also recently became part of

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Flooding in Dagestan

May 20, 2013. Rains that whole last week did not leave alone the North Caucasus, "auknulos" water levels in the mountain rivers and as a result, flooding several towns in Dagestan, cutting them off from the outside world. In Temirgoe water washed away the wall of an irrigation canal, and threatens to destroy the asphalt road linking the town with the federal highway "Kavkaz". In the village of Alma on Sunday night were flooded dozens of homes. I had to turn off the electricity, saving people in the dark furniture and household utensils. Dam was broken in Kizilyurt district were

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Water on the border between Russia and China falls, but slowly

September 6, 2013. Flooding on the Amur River receding very slowly. Flooding in the Amur river recedes slowly. On the Chinese side of the island of Great Ussuri more than 90% of the area is still under water.

On the Sino-Russian border continues flood. If the water level falls, and, very slowly, the situation is still critical.

On the Chinese side of the island Heysyatszy, which in Russia is called the Big Ussuri, the water level is kept at around 1.3 meters. Flooded more than 90% of the territory.

Here are the frontier, the park wetlands and hotel

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