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Natural disasters hit the Adygea and the Middle Volga

June 25, 2013. In Adygea liquidate the consequences of floods caused by heavy rains. Nine hours in Maikop region had the monthly rainfall. Streams of water fell on himself Maikop and several smaller communities. In the area of flooding was more than a hundred houses. Suffered more than any other Soviet farm, where the dam was broken on a private pond. From the elements in the country has suffered more than 400 people. Now the water is almost gone from the townships. The consequences of an emergency eliminate more than 40 people and 17 vehicles.

From showers suffered not only

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The flood washed away the dam in India, villages and roads

June 19, 2013. Devastating flooding in northern India. In the list of victims for more than 130 names. Wounded — hundreds, and those left homeless — thousands. And almost by the hour, this figure is increasing: are heavy rains, flood waters break through the levees and dams, there are reports of landslides. In some areas the situation, according to the authorities, is critical. The Russian Embassy in India said that the Russians among the victims.

The water and ruins of houses on the site — is now so look for many Indian villages, at least in the two

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Ancient Romes inventions in the modern world

01.04.2013

History is not always fair. We are accustomed to offer up the ancient Greek culture, Roman is a secondary role. Roman poetry was not as elevated as the Greek, the philosophy of the Greeks set the tone of the ancient world. Learn from the Greeks to be the norm for the nobility of ancient Rome.

If you want to explain to you the geometry, the best thing would be to turn to the Greek, but if you need to build a floating bridge, sewer system or build a weapon that shoots flaming

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France accused of water pollution

France accused of Water Pollution Facts

27 February the European Union, guided by the law of 1991, expressed his intention to call the leadership of France to the court on the issue of water pollution nitrate waste. The country has not yet identified the areas where the risk of nitrate pollution is very high, and has been instrumental in preventing contact with dangerous substances into water rezurvuary.

Nitrates are commonly used as a fertilizer. However, in some areas should be established "closed periods" when allowed to use compost and other fertilizers. They should arrange for special tanks, says the European

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Northern Wastewater Treatment Plant Vladivostok ready to work at full capacity

Northern Wastewater Treatment Plant in Vladivostok for the third month running in test mode. Now they received 12,000 cubic meters of wastewater per day. This is the first treatment in Russia, launched in beta in the winter. At full strength, they will begin to work closer to the summer. At night the northern wastewater treatment plant will be able to pass 50,000 cubic meters of waste water.

Photo: Anton Balashov, RIA PrimaMedia

The total capacity of all treatment Vladivostok: the northern, central and southern — is 370 thousand cubic meters of waste water per day when applying to

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Baikal goes under water

June 30, 2013. North Baikal region has turned into a disaster zone. After showers mountain river burst its banks, destroying everything in its path. Bridges razed villages and towns inundated. His hundreds of families have lost their homes.

Of the Trans-Baikal Tungokochena get to the mainland today only by helicopter. Yes, and the village itself has to travel by boat.

Due to heavy rains the small rivers on the north edge sharply overflowed. Located in flood plains towns flooded. Turbulent fluxes and demolished four road bridges and washed away the track. Who road services erect temporary crossing to

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In China, the expected severe typhoon season

June 19, 2013. This year, China will be prepared for a very active hurricane season, because according to the State Committee for the Control of floods and droughts, the number of dangerous typhoons will be seven.

Usually the season lasts from July to September, the peak occurrence of typhoons to the period from late August to early October. In 2013, the first typhoon to expect a little earlier than usual, in the mid-to late June. Special attention to preventive measures against damage should be paid Zhetszyan and Fujian provinces, located near the East China Sea. It was on

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Elevated levels of tritium found in ground water in Virginia

Elevated levels of tritium found in ground water in Virginia Danger Zone

Near a nuclear power plant in Virginia recorded elevated levels of tritium, a radioactive form of the weak. February 17, 2012 Richmond utilities has been informed of the contamination of water substance, the amount of which is two times higher than the standard for drinking water.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission reported that radiation is not a threat to society, as the water of nearby Lake Anna and the water is safe. Source of radiation has not yet been identified, but two reactors in Louisa County are excluded from the

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Disappeared from the map of China for more than 28 thousand rivers

02.04.2013

On the state map of China disappeared about 28,000 rivers, and environmental scientists argue that these losses are associated with the rapid — "at any cost" — the economic growth of the country.  

Work floating on a boat on the lake Chaou filled with blue-green algae. Access to drinking water is a serious problem for a large part of China's territory

The official report of the Chinese Ministry of Water Resources, released last week on the basis of the first-ever

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Americans for decades poisoned by fluorine?

More than sixty years, there is a dispute among experts: fluoride is harmful or beneficial to the body. However, despite the fact that a clear answer to this question has not yet been received, the U.S. government took the responsibility to fluoridate drinking water to all its citizens.

It all started with the fact that in the forties of the last century in the United States opened a positive effect of fluoride on the healing of tooth enamel. It was found that fluoride can literally "patching holes in the teeth." After that, the scientists said that in areas with

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