The deplorable state of water resources in China

The deplorable state of the water resources of China Facts

The study showed the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China, 57% of groundwater and surface water located in the urbanized area, have high and very high levels of pollution. This means that 298 million citizens do not have access to clean and safe drinking water.

Of the seven major arteries of China fresh water satisfactory status had only the Yangtze and Pearl River. Pollution levels in the Hwang Ho in the north are much higher than the permissible values. The rest of the rivers was marked soiled. To

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In Novorossiysk killing bulls and orchids


9.06.11.Intensivnoe anthropogenic impacts threaten the well-being of the monument prirody.V Environmental Watch on North Caucasus called the head of the circle city station naturalists Novorossiysk Olga Balanyuk. She reported that on 1 June 2011. class Circle "Young environmentalists" were held on Sudzhukskoy Spit.

According to her, behind ducts children notice nailed to the Dead calves, from 10 to 20 centimeters. Next on the spit of dead fish were more and more, it hits literally every two feet. All of the dead animals were observed signs of the same: bloodless body with broken bellies, bulging white eyes. Total students mug

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Global warming affects the nature of ocean currents

Global warming affects the nature of ocean currents Scientists prove

It is known that the state of the Antarctic deep-sea currents, a dense layer of cold water at a depth of 6000 meters below sea level, depends on the activity of the other currents in the ocean. It is responsible for the timely saturation other layers of ocean water on the planet, which means that it depends on the life of marine ecosystems.

By comparing the measurements carried out in 1970, and including 2012, scientists from Australia and the U.S. found that the volume and density of the

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Unknown plant Danube Delta kills fish


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19.06.12.Zhiteli area of the Danube Delta are concerned about the state of the river, unknown plant, releasing poison, causing the death of fish and plant life, and leads to serious allergic reactions in anyone who would go into the water.

Fishermen Chins, where fishing is the only source of income, are seriously concerned, most of them have been subjected to "attack" poisonous plants: after exiting the water bites begins to swell. "At first we thought that the injury caused by insect bites. Bites themselves are not painful, but when you exit the water body is

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In the waters of Volgograd killed fish. Video


28.02.12.Na floodplain lakes and rivers in the Volgograd region is continuing to prevent fish kills from oxygen starvation. Winter (and it is so severe in our area once every 30-40 years) at the end. And in the Volga-Akhtuba floodplain its consequences remain to be evaluated. A thick layer of ice on ponds tightly pulled the plug.

Top — a blanket of snow, do not transmit light. This obstacle to the process of photosynthesis of unicellular algae, which could enrich the water inside. Shallow lakes froze to the bottom, there is no life left. Those that deep, there's still

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14.08.12.V Nieman suffered fish kills. Photo


14.08.12.V Friday in Neman upstream from Grodno were discovered hundreds of species of dead fish.

Biologist Yuri Tsydzik have witnessed this scene before hydroelectric dams. He says: — In the water, on the site of the old bed of water killed many inhabitants, pike, tench, bream and roach. I think the reason is that the water contains too little oxygen that fish could not breathe. Vegetation after the water level rose due to construction of power plants, begins to rot and produces toxic substances. However, the official version of the plague of fish yet. Non-living specimens have been found

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The consequences of prolonged rainfall in Serbia

The consequences of prolonged rains in Serbia Natural Disasters

The flood in western Serbia, about 200 residents of Osechina were forced to leave their homes. Emergency evacuation undergone elderly citizen. The water comes from and subsequent landslides completely paralyzed road traffic in the region of Valjevo. Raised the water of the river Yadar also become an obstacle in the road. 1500-2000 hectares of farmland flooded in after the flood Kotselevo Tamnava. Prior to residential areas water is not reached.

Livni, lasting for several days across the country, can trigger several river overflows and floods in the east of

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Bathing baby

With the advent of the baby in the family are not only fun, but also the obligation to care for him. One — bathing.

Here are the main points that you need to pay attention that the procedure was pleasant for bathing the baby and mother:

Bathe a child can be the first day, as soon as you turn up the house (if a vaccination against tuberculosis is made the day before), or the next day (if the vaccine is made the day of discharge). It is desirable to do so in the same time of day —

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Fish kills in the Lipetsk region


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14.07.11.V village pond Red Lipetsk fish kills occurred. One of the causes of the accident area environmentalists called sewage runoff that occurred as a result of the accident at the CND.

— This place is a cascade of water, but suffered only Furmanov pond located in the center of the village — told state inspector environmental Lipetsk Natalia Bessonova. — The valves are on the pond, above and below the affected area, have not given water and contaminate it.

Preliminary estimate is killed all the fish in the pond — from small to large.

Now experts

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The most eco-friendly beaches are in Greece

The most eco-friendly beaches are in Greece Facts

For those who are planning to spend your vacation on some beach in the EU, it is nice to know that 92.1% of European beaches meet international environmental and health standards. 22,000 holiday destinations, including beaches, rivers and lakes, are recognized fully fit for the safe stay of tourists.

Scouts take part in a beach clean-up in north-west France. April 2008. The leaders of the list are Cyprus, Croatia, Malta and Greece, where the water quality and purity of more than 90% of cases were with the smallest percentage of

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