In Poland, severe floods have led to landslides. The hardest situation in the southern regions of the Republic. The earth literally slides down, the roads are very dangerous.
The mud flows have destroyed several houses in the village Milowka, their residents were evacuated to neighboring areas. Due to mudslides blocked the road that leads to a small resort areas. If the flow of water will bring down the slope, location of settlements can be formed lake.
This is the third wave of the flood, which covered Poland this year, reminds «Russia 24». Scale it surpassed even the so-called Read more [...]
The earthquake of a magnitude of 5.3 happened on Tuesday in the South of Iran, according to U.S. Geological survey.
According to seismologists, the epicenter of earthquake was in 65 kilometres South-East of the city of Lar in the Fars province. The earthquake at a depth of 28 kilometers.
Information on casualties or damage were reported.
Source: RIA Novosti Read more [...]
In the vicinity of the new Zealand city of Christchurch, where the 4 September earthquake force of more than 7 points, tonight was recorded about 20 aftershocks. According to scientists, in the area in the next few days it might be another strong earthquake.
According to the mayor of the new Zealand city in which he lives about 350 thousands of people, Bob Parker, two of the night tremors reached power in 5,4 points, the others were weaker. As previously reported InterRight, the first earthquake 4 September, destroyed or damaged to 500 houses in the city. Fortunately, the death toll from the Read more [...]
In Britain steadily declining number of bees that much concern to scientists. According to the latest data, they face extinction due degeneration, reports the news service of the BBC.
As shown by experiments with bumblebees on the Hebrides, the reduction in genetic diversity of insects are more susceptible to infections.
Scientists fear that a similar threat endangers not only Scottish but all British bumblebees.
Source: The РепортерUA Read more [...]
2500 experts from different countries gathered in Stockholm for world water week, which opened Sunday and runs until this Saturday. It's already the 20th such event, however, the first conducted with the same voltage and with the high number of topics. Experts are concerned about the fate of the food market.
The drought and fires in Russia and floods in Pakistan had a significant impact on food prices and alarming experts, who fear the coming of a new food crisis.
However, care about them not only extreme weather events, but the General trend of climate change, which could affect millions Read more [...]
The a 6.2 magnitude earthquake occurred on Tuesday off the coast of Fiji — island States in the Pacific ocean, according to the website of the U.S. geological survey (USGS).
According to the service, tremors were registered at 16.13 on UTC (coordinated universal time, 20.13 time.
The earthquake was located at a depth of 10 kilometers. The epicenter of earthquake was 145 km North-East of the main group of Islands of Vanua Levu and Labasa.
Reports of damage or casualties have been reported, there is no tsunami threat.
Source: RIA Novosti Read more [...]
In Togliatti observed anomaly: the second time blooming Apple tree. This wonderful phenomenon residents of the Central district found today, August 20, on Gorky street. In the private house building GAI spread Apple with ready-to-eat fruits and fragrant white flowers.
The owner of the land on which is fixed a miracle, Sergei thinks that Apple messed up summer and spring due to fire. July 24, in a private house was set on fire. Firefighters during the liquidation of used a lot of water, that's Apple and blossomed, said Sergei.
The Deputy Director of the Institute of ecology of Volga basin, Read more [...]
Massive fish kills on the black sea coast. The inhabitants of the sea people found directly on the beach of the resort Koblevo, in the Mykolaiv region. According to preliminary data, the cause of death was a release of hydrogen sulfide from the bottom of the Black sea. The destructive force of this toxic gas has increased abnormally high temperature of the sea water. More Info - Andrew Anastasov.
So vacationers resort Koblevo saw his beach yesterday morning. Thousands of dead calves for three miles - and in the water and on land. On the eve of the incident Kharkov Alexander Kuzin observed Read more [...]
August 31, 2013. In the South-West of China near the popular tourist area of Shangri-La earthquake, the magnitude of which was 5.8. At least five people were killed, over 20 injured. The Xinhua news Agency reported that among the victims - seven tourists, without specifying their nationality.
According to information from the U.S. Geological survey, the epicenter of earthquake was near the city Benzilan in Yunnan province at a depth of about 10 kilometers.
Many roads in the region were under the rubble, broken communication, there are reports of numerous landslides.
France press Read more [...]
Residents Vangazi concerned about a strange smell, which can be felt even inside buildings. Therefore, students Vangazhskoj school was asked to leave the premises to be ventilated, but then they returned back to school, told DELFI witness.
About an unpleasant odor in the Public service environment (VVD) also asked residents Adazi and Garoupe, so the experts on Tuesday decided to find the source of the stench.
At the moment we already know that we are not talking about a gas leak.
As told DELFI Director Lielrigas regionalas vides parvalde INTA hagele, complaints about Read more [...]
Environmental emergency on the largest water source in the Chelyabinsk region. On Orgainsom reservoir at the weekend caused the mass death of fish. South-Eastern shore of the reservoir is literally littered with dead ribosom. People collect fish bags. The most likely version - heat, toxic runoff from IIMS and toxic emissions Karabash or Kyshtym.
In fact, inviting to their camp on the Islands Argutinskogo reservoir, Chelyabinsk \"Dummy\" wanted to show the actors from Perm, Novosibirsk and Yekaterinburg beauty of the southern Urals. But, starting last Friday as a holiday story, this is Read more [...]
In the lake Ilmen again seen massive fish kills. This time is mainly Malek, but there are also adults. In the district of St. George's monastery to the shore nailed thousands of dead fry.
Off the coast, according to witnesses, several days worth of characteristic odor. Dead fish becomes smaller, its opposite number continues to grow. Something similar happened during the July heat. Then, scientists have linked this phenomenon with algal blooms.
As for the August Zamora, scientists have not commented on the situation. Fishermen believe that and this Zamora also associated with algal blooms Read more [...]
Dead fish found in the environment in the river Yauza in the East of Moscow, the experts took samples of water to determine the cause of the fish kill, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, an employee of the Prefecture of the Eastern administrative district of the capital.
\"Dead fish was observed in the river in the morning. And part of the fish was dead, some still alive but in very bad condition,\" - said the Agency interlocutor.
He added that the experts \"Molodosti\" promptly arrived on the scene, took samples of the water and caught fish.
\"The causes of the incident are investigated,\" Read more [...]
On the banks of the Kama there were many dead fish. About this TC \"Ural inform TV\" reported residents of Motovilikha district of Perm. Accumulations of the deceased young animals they saw in the station area Azova. What is the cause of the death of aquatic life learned our correspondent.
Dead fish did not notice on the rocks at the river's edge. However, if you look closely, small brushes on the shore and in the water. Motovilikha Schoolgirls often go to swim on the Kama river in the vicinity of the station Azova. Another weekend is here, all was as usual.
Kira Sarapulov, schoolgirl: \"We Read more [...]
In one of the rivers of the Orel region has killed all the fish. What caused ecological disaster reliably isn't set. Personnel in the category \"Mobile reporter\" was sent to us by an eyewitness.
Source: Lead Read more [...]
The state administration of environmental protection in the Kherson region announces the death about 1.28 million copies carp, goby, crayfish and other aquatic organisms in the waters of the Dnieper-bug estuary near the village Park and the village. Aleksandrovka Belozersky district area. According to the press-Secretary of the State Board Alain Denisov.
She said that massive fish kills in the estuary was recorded by inspectors Herzegovinaukraine on the morning of 10 August.
On the same day at the place of death of living aquatic resources on the initiative of the State administration of environmental Read more [...]
Because of too high temperature in the reservoirs of Belarus \"cooked\" fry. This was announced to journalists by the head of the Department of biological and landscape diversity of the Ministry of natural resources and environmental protection Natalia Minchenko.
According to her, established in Belarus abnormal heat affected fish. Traditionally at this time of year there are fish kills, because reservoir blooms and fish is not enough oxygen. Experts could deal with this problem by introducing lime into water and mowing of vegetation in them.
This year ecologists are faced with a new problem. Read more [...]
On the Dnieper near Kremenchug (Poltava region) began the second wave of mass death of fish, announced today by the head of the Department of ecology Executive Committee Gennady Demekhin.
According to him, the fish mortality associated with the high temperature and the process of dying blue-green algae.
\"Died whitebait and some fish species. Surviving fish rises from the bottom to the shore, because it lacks oxygen,\" said he.
\"We went on the island, there's a hand reach out into the water, and the fish immediately gets on it. And the crabs came out onto the beach and sit in the shade Read more [...]
The death of the fish in the river Syas
Environmental disaster in Tikhvin and Boksitogorsk district. On the banks of the river says residents of several villages collect dead fish. Water is a pungent smell. \"Latest news\", learning about the dumping chemical waste into the river, went to the scene. Egor Kiselev versed in the incident.
First of all, local residents noticed dead fish. In the villages know is a sign of trouble. For people in these places the river is a source of food. Then there was the sharp smell of the chemicals he held for five days.
Andrey Loginov, a resident of the Read more [...]