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Nestle: The era of water at throwaway prices is coming to an end

"Access to water is a human right …Nestle: we do not care about your problems "

Last week in the news from time to time began to slip titles like «Nestle wants to privatize the world's water 'cause the place seething in the blogosphere and almost constantly — bewilderment.

Meanwhile, the very source of the scandalous statement, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nestle, Peter Brabeck-Letmathe periodically voiced this idea since 2005. He calls the water only as "the new gold", argues that "the era of water at throwaway prices is coming to an end" and

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The concentrations of tritium in the water at the Fukushima-1 rolls over

30.07.2013

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Japanese experts from the company TEPCO, the operator of an emergency station "Fukushima-1", released new data on the environmental situation at the nuclear power plant. According to the latest results of the analyzes of water samples taken from the second power station, the concentration of tritium in the water about 145 times greater than the maximum rate and the order of 8.7 million becquerels per liter.

Water samples were taken last Friday in a tunnel near the turbine section of the second reactor

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West Philippine Coast has suffered from waves Surges

May 29, 2013. Several piers western Philippine province of Iloilo hard hit by the wave Surges caused by strong winds during a storm. As a result of the storm severely damaged the property of the local fishermen, for whom fishing is the only source of income.

About 54 boats moored at the shore port estancia turned into a pile of wood and plastic debris after wind and water took them up on the 3-meter height and dropped down. House in the settlement Kapizov located near the water, completely flooded, because the wave height reached 1.9 meters. Wind gusts

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Heavy rains have caused flooding in Germany and Switzerland

June 1, 2013. In Germany, the Thuringian flooded some areas in the town Stadtroda. In Germany, in May turned out to be unusually cold and rainy. Who is on high alert rescue services are in the south and south-east of the country.

The water level in the Bavarian city of Passau over 7 and a half meters.

The alarming situation in some parts of Switzerland. Preparing for a flood is, in particular, near Lucerne.

Due to the increase of the water level in the Rhine stopped shipping in Basel. Meteorologists can not say yet when the situation normalizes.

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Flooding in Europe. In Germany, the water broke through a dam in Magdeburg

June 10, 2013. Water broke through the dam on the river Elbe near Magdeburg in eastern Germany. Thousands of residents were forced to flee their homes.

On Sunday, the water in the Elbe reached 7 meters 44 cm This is four times more than usual.

Authorities are investigating a suspicious anonymous letter, which contains the risk of undermining a number of dams.

As the correspondent of the BBC BBC Steve Evans in Berlin, malicious motives are unclear, but the threat was taken seriously.

Because of the threat of flooding 23,000 residents have been evacuated. The supply of electricity

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Hydraulic fracturing of the American Food Programme

Hydraulic fracturing (freking) — a process that is used in the oil and gas industry for the extraction of fossil fuels to a depth of two miles beneath the earth — can directly affect the water supply in the country, reduce the number of places for recreation and water sports, as well as increase the value of Food.

For a complex cocktail that is required for each well, you need about 2 million pounds of silica sand as much as 100,000 gallons of toxic chemicals and from three to nine million gallons of fresh water.

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Reverse osmosis system for laboratories Nemo

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"Ekosoft" is a reverse osmosis systemEcosoft 1500 NemoLaboratory — a compact model in a closed cabinet with a high-performance membrane.

Ecosoft 1500 Nemo is connected to a conventional water supply and produces demineralized water of consistent quality for obshchelaboratornykh needs.

System Performance — 6 times higher than in laboratory distillation.

Purified water quality can be used for the preparation of buffers and reagent solutions, rinsing dishes, filling water baths, autoclaves, food, steam generators, pressure washers, reactors. Perhaps getting deeply demineralized water when the optional filter.

Ecosoft 1500

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In the next ten years in New York can go under water

In the next ten years in New York can go under water Weather and Climate

Because of climate change future hurricanes like Irene could plunge into the water a third of New York City for one hour. Cornell University scientist believes that the risks and consequences of sea level rise are significant. First, the flood could be affected both the airport and downtown.

Judging by the rate of melting of the polar ice caps, the middle of 2020th a rise of 25 centimeters around Manhattan and Long Island. By 2080th these may reach 80 centimeters.

Climate change will force the

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Floods in Central Europe: a sad record

June 6, 2013. Torrential rains have stopped in Germany, but the level of water in the rivers continues to rise, and some villages have turned into islands. In the east, tens of thousands of people have fled their homes due to flooding. On Wednesday, the water level in the Dresden Elbe exceeded 8.5 meters. In the city of Halle because of the threat of flooding will evacuate about 30,000 people: there is water in the river Saale (a tributary of the Elbe) rose to the highest level in the past 400 years, the level and scope of the dam.

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Mongolia will "cold" experiment of the capital

Mongolia will "cold" experiment of the capital Weather and Climate

For a month in Mongolia will launch the project, which aims to address the negative impact of global warming. The experiment was funded by the government of the capital.

In Ulan Bator will place huge block of ice that will cool and humidify the city in the summer, slowly melting. Scientists hope to reduce the amount of energy consumed by air conditioning and adjust the volume of used water and water for irrigation.

During the experiment will be created artificial ice — thick ice layers in the Nordic countries through

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