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Drought in China has led to water shortages

Drought

24.02.11.Na north of the country more than three million people are affected by water shortages. In China, for several months last drought. It affects eight provinces, where there are almost 6 million hectares of agricultural land.

To the area for up to 80 percent of the wheat produced Kitaem.Zasuha caused problems in agriculture. Suffer from lack of water approximately 3 million head of cattle. According to the authorities, despite the small rainfall, the situation only worsened in February. To fight the drought authorities allocate funds millions.

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A woman with a tail

"Megapolis Continent", 29.10.2001, Moscow, n44, p.15 Called and called these tailed temptresses everywhere in different ways and mollusks, and nymphs, and the Nereids, and sirens, and Undine, and mouth guards, and mermaids. Some live only in sea water, the other even in the swamps and Naiad — only in fresh water. Some drown passing boats and other rescue. Some help the fishermen, others destroy them, and even allegedly drink human blood …

In Scandinavia, the local mermaid in size close to the sea cow. But Japanese — petite and instead of tears from their eyes rolling course pearls.

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Venice continues to go under water

Venice continues to go under water Facts

More recently, researchers have argued that Venice ceased to go under the water, but new measurements indicate that the city is gradually sinking, leaning to the east.

March 20, 2012 American Geophysicists Union said that the historic city, famous for its canals, continues to go into the water, despite the previously announced data on the stabilization of the situation. Yehuda Bock, Research Department of Oceanography, University of California, has openly declared that Venice is lowered by at least 2 millimeters per year.

Regular rising of water in Venice called acqua alta. It happens

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On the coast of Sochi, more dead dolphins. Video

Animals

17.05.12.Na Sochi coast more dead dolphins. Some die from water pollution by industrial effluents, but in most cases the bodies of the dead dolphins are numerous cuts.

For example, wild beach village Dagomys. The latest groynes, away from water, a week two corpses rotting dolphins. How they got there, told semiklassnitsy Nastya, she lives nearby and is bathed in summer.

We traveled with my brother from Tuapse on May 9. Saw the dead dolphins in the water. Children swim here — dragged them out of the water so as not to decompose at sea.

Nastya

Dead dolphin

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Mars Express took pictures of icy soda on Mars

18.03.2004

18.03.2004

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European Mars Express space station managed to do what the Americans can only dream of: the earth transmitted photos of huge amounts of ice on the surface of the planet. The ice cap was imaged on the South Pole, and scientists can not stress the importance of

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In China, due to the release of waste water into the river 50 thousand people were left without water

Ecology

In China, due to the release of waste water into the river 50 thousand people were left without water. Photo from epochtimes.com

February 18 in Foshan city of Guangdong province is one of the farms has made the release of waste water into the river.

As a result, a nearby source of water supply was contaminated, about 50,000 residents were left without water.

BBC referring to mainland media reports that the village Genhe Foshan City, Guangdong Province farm produced wastewater discharges into the stream, as a result, the nearest source of water was contaminated, and now about

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100 elephants have died in Zimbabwe because of drought

Drought

MOSCOW, November 21 — RIA Novosti. Severe drought in Zimbabwe resulted in the death of the country's largest national park Hwange about 100 elephants in the last month, the survival of thousands of elephants under threat, the website of Zimbabwe's Herald newspaper with reference to the administration of the park.

The damage caused by the death of elephants is estimated at about two million dollars. The cost of each animal, calculated on the basis of the adopted in 2009 by the government documents, is 20 thousand dollars.

The elephants — one of the main sources of income of tourism

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Because of the unprecedented drought in autumn Carpathian villages disappearing water from wells

Drought

21.11.11.Takoy dry autumn, this year, in Transcarpathia not recall even the old-timers.

Dry weather holds in most of the area from the middle of July. Lack of rain in the mountainous villages was disrupted autumn mushroom picking. Harvest wild berries was also much smaller than usual.

Now the water level in the rivers of the Carpathian down almost to historic lows, and the water table had gone to a critically low levels — from 2.5 to 4 meters. Because of this, in rural water wells began to disappear — a thing at the end of November in Transcarpathia unheard.

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In South Estonia dry ponds

Drought

The water level in the lake Tamula fell below the minimum mark on the tide gauge. Photo: Vaiko Tigane/vorumaa24.ee

21.11.11.Vnutrennie reservoirs are dewatered in Estonia, but especially in the south — this Emajõgi river, lake Võrtsjärv and Tamula, not to mention the home ponds. Fish inhabiting them was in danger.

Last year at this time Estonia ponds were covered with ice, and land — snow. This autumn special. More on this past weekend in the gardens of roses buds swelled in Southern Estonia was seen blooming strawberries and fresh buds on the bush.

However, before the advent of

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Ob river level reached historic lows. Video

Ecology

27.10.11.Dolgozhdanny rain passed this morning. This fall, rare and, at best, short-term. Precisely because of its lack of water level in the Ob fell to a record low. Of the shallow water of the Ob basin not been seen in the last hundred years.

Today it is the water in the reservoir is so small that the winter will be on the level of 6.5 meters below normal.

Vladimir Maltsev, Chief Expert "Upper Ob-Water Basin": "Very early in the year ended August 17 navigation releases from mid-September and crossed to maintain the minimum marks required for work on

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