September 2, 2013. Tropical cyclone of Toraja (Toraji) is offset by the waters of the East China sea. The pressure in the center of the cyclone is 996 MB, he shifted to the North-West at a speed of about 15 km/h Maximum wind gusts near the center of the Typhoon reaches 30 m/s
Experts predict in the next two days the speed of displacement of the cyclone will be reduced, but the atmospheric vortex will continue to unfold. Already by Tuesday the pressure in its center falls to 994 MB, Thursday — to 990 MB and wind strength in the center of the cyclone will increase to 32 m/s
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An interesting anomaly was discovered in the village lakes, guards in the area. In one of the gardens of the rose plant height of over 4 meters.
A clear example of the opposite effect - the owners of the land bought decorative sunflowers. The decor turned out in the style of super hi - tek.
FAITH BEKISH, a RESIDENT of P. OZERKI: \"Surprised. I think it's for sunflowers? My daughter bought seeds in Kaliningrad in the store. Written on the bag was that they would be 50 - 60 cm.
Sunflowers - mutants completely unpretentious. They did not soiled and not watered. The villagers are no theories Read more [...]
29 August in the river Bush, in the eponymous village of Yampil district of Vinnitsa region, yellow water.
- See, it's not the same as it was. Then it became quite yellow. A further and fish floated belly up, \" says local Victor Stigar, 60 years. \"I live right over the river, often catch fish. See what's happening there.
Victor notes, annually before the start of the local \"Maevskogo sugar refineries\" this happens:
- He stands above the river. There wash pipe some chemical stuff, and it all poured into the river. But this year is clearly overdone.
This agrees 47-year-old Tatiana Pidluska, Read more [...]
Minister of fisheries of Nova Scotia sterling Belive reported that about 500 thousand salmon fry that were bred on the farm, were found dead in the river Barnes.
According to the Minister, it is unclear if the accident maslovaty to mass death of fish.
The accident occurred on August 18, when in a ditch near the river poured the contents of the tank truck with 38 thousand litres of recycled engine oil. In the accident the oil caught fire, part of it fell into the river. In an accident killed two drivers.
Minister Belive stated that the relationship of an accident with death of the fish, Read more [...]
Many vacationers on the coast of the sea of Galilee were surprised and frightened by the massive mortality of fish. This phenomenon is particularly pronounced on the East coast of the lake, which is the main source of fresh water in Israel. It was noted by various workers farms, located on the coast, as well as members of management of water resources.
Dr. Doron Markel responsible in the Management of water resources in lake Kinneret, notes that every year in the summer months is observed mortality of fish, however, extreme temperatures this summer, has worsened the situation. If usually the Read more [...]
In Avacha Bay, Kamchatka fixed mass mortality of marine organisms shrimp, jellyfish, crabs, sea stars. It is reported that marine organisms die tons. Part beached, some remained at its bottom.
Environmentalists believe that the cause of death of marine fauna became warm weather and pollution of the Bay runoff from urban networks.
According to them, threats to the population of the city is not, however, contact with sea water should be limited.
Discharge of wastewater from the Sewerage system of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is in many cases directly without purification.
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BIRDS REMAINED LITTLE
Almost all urban water bodies are dying duck, from parks and gardens disappear proteins, chestnuts ahead of time lose their leaves. In addition, in the Zelenograd district - invasion huge slugs the size of a human palm. And all this despite the fact that a nuclear power plant is not yet built! If slugs are all more or less clear - according to biologists, their growth was aided by the warm weather and the abundance of food, with the rest of the flora and fauna sad situation.
The first reports of dead ducks appeared about a month ago. Kaliningrad found dozens of bird carcasses Read more [...]
In the Rostov region ecologists now sounding the alarm because of the mass death of fish in the don. Bream, perch and pike there was under threat of destruction. NTV correspondent Michael Antropov was looking for the causes of distress.
In technical language this ominous phenomenon is called \"Zamora\". Dead fish covered the banks of the don river for several tens of kilometers. What was the beginning of an ecological disaster, was seen by the local residents.
Alexander Kulishev, a resident of the village of Nicholas: \"Come to the river, looked at the top entrance channel, and fish across Read more [...]
One of the main causes of fish death in the Dnieper-bug estuary August 10 was the high content of hydrogen sulfide.
About Kherson publication \"Freedom Square,\" said a spokeswoman for the State control of environmental protection in the Kherson region Elena Denisova.
August 10, in the Dnieper-bug estuary villages near Aleksandrovka and Sofiyivka Belozersky district found about 1.28 million copies of dead fish, they were mostly carp and bullhead.
The state ecological Inspectorate in the Kherson region registered the highest content of hydrogen sulphide in the water — from 2,22 Read more [...]
A truly sensational news came today from Shymkent. While swimming in one of the suburban lakes fifth-grade student had fished out of the water these tropical jellyfish. Scientists have named this phenomenon as a natural anomaly and are now trying to figure out how in the South Kazakhstan pond got these exotic creatures. In turn, the schoolboy who has become at home celebrity, gathered his finding all the information and knows that the homeland of his pupils - South America.
In Shymkent waters live tropical jellyfish. First learned of this fifth grader mark Lee. Swimming Read more [...]
Before the river Kubra in the Yaroslavl region was a favorite destination of vacationers and fishermen. Now this pond people ignore. Almost two weeks ago, there happened something inexplicable: the water surface was covered with white bubbles on the algae settled brown mucus, and the fish surfaced, gasping from lack of oxygen.
\"We went with sochka and threw out the fish I could get some shore cast. The flow was allowed a very large number of fish and small and big. Pike wanted a big pull, but did not succeed. She drowned. She started to decompose,\" said an eyewitness Catherine Koryagina
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September 5, 2013. Tropical storm «Gabriel» formed in the environment in the Caribbean. This was reported by the experts from the National centre for monitoring hurricanes, located in Miami /Florida/.
Now «Gabriel» is 113 km South of Puerto Rican city of Ponce. The wind speed at the center of the storm up to 64 km per hour. According to meteorologists, the cyclone is moving in a North-westerly direction with a speed of 13 km per hour. According to forecasts, in the coming days it will pass between the Islands of Puerto Rico and Haiti, and then turn to the northeast and Read more [...]
From 5 to 15 thousand individuals came to the surface water of the Mississippi river.
Experts tend to think that in America manifested consequences of the spread of the oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico. Recall that after the explosion on the oil platform Deepwater Horizon, April and August in the ocean poured out of order 4,9 million barrels of oil, which could not affect the ecology of the region.
However, the rector of the parish of St. Bernard in Louisiana asks residents not to panic ahead of time. Despite detected at the mouth of the Mississippi oil clots, today taken the sample of water Read more [...]
Due to the floods in the Eastern Indian state of Assam evacuated 1.8 million people, said on Thursday the official representative of the state authorities. The continuing rains have led to a significant increase of the water level in the river Brahmaputra. As a result, in Assam has already sunk more than 500 settlements.
In the disaster area was densely populated areas Lakhimpur, Baragaon, Morigaon, Nathan and others. In flooding over the past few days has killed 10 people, according to ITAR-TASS.
According to rescuers, the situation in Assam is critical. «We used all Read more [...]
The Central pond in the beam river Mechetka settlement Mound is a burial ground. As the correspondent of IA \"Height 102\", almost the entire surface of the pond littered with dead fish, you can feel the smell of decomposition.
\"And last week out of the water began to creep in cancers, escaping from the strange discharges\", - says Deputy of the city Duma Sergey Lukin. According to him, the first felt something was wrong fishermen. Fish from Tuesday of last week start to float to the surface. \"Fishermen appealed to the Duma, we immediately informed about the strange odor and color of water Read more [...]
Wind gusts to 100 kilometres an hour left without electricity for more than 150 thousand houses in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, said Tuesday the local Civil defense.
According to the Agency, from the disaster suffered three cities, including the state capital, Porto Alegre, with a population of more than half a million people, more than 20 thousands of residents were left without electricity.
The wind felled trees and tore roofs of houses in rural areas of southern Brazil. Reports of victims there.
According to the National Institute of meteorology Brazil (Inpe), the Read more [...]
on August 23. Interfax-Russia.ru Specialists of the Chelyabinsk center for Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring not found contaminants in Orgainsom reservoir, which could cause mass death of fish, according to the website of the Department of Rosprirodnadzor in the Chelyabinsk region.
The results of the analysis of samples taken on August 9, during routine sampling of the water in the target reservoir near the town of Karabash (18 km above the dam reservoir) showed that in the reservoir to keep the oxygen regime.
\"The content of nitrogen compounds and synthetic surface active substances Read more [...]
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced on Wednesday a state of emergency in Kern County in the South of the state in connection with forest fires covering more and more territory, said on Thursday the CNN.
The fire destroyed at least one home and threatens hundreds of other buildings in the district. According to the representative of the fire services district Kern Sean Collins Sean Collins), in the welter injured four people, but their lives are not in danger.
Currently, the state government carried out the evacuation of residents of the state, the exact Read more [...]
Flax adapted to high levels of radiation in Chernobyl thanks to the work of «rescue» network of proteins in their cells, which will help to understand the high resistance of some plants to soil contamination with radionuclides, according to the journal Environmental Science & Technology.
An international team of scientists from Slovakia, Ukraine and the USA explained the ability of flax to adapt to adverse conditions in the zone of the Chernobyl NPP. In their work, the researchers used analysis of the proteome (all protein molecules) flax seed.
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Hot summers and forest fires in Russia have caused the rise in food prices worldwide. Its contribution to the increase in prices of some food products made and the development of biofuel production in a number of developed countries. Against this background, the media has raised a new wave of discussions of food security in the countries of the world.
Food security in each country consists of three components: the availability of food for all segments of the population, the availability of sufficient resources for growing food and the level of development of technologies of processing of Read more [...]