In hot countries is growing a variety of fruits, is the Midland unknown people. Some supermarkets carry educational mission-something-that you can buy in Auchan, something in Mosmart. The trouble is that the fruit, with a similar kind of tropical counterparts, are totally different taste. They are much less flavorful than fresh fruit tropics. Pineapple banana, mango - all have different taste. In general, there are wild banana seeds! Pineapple and pineapple in Africa Ramstore just look the same. Each time, meeting with new fruit, I'm having myself a little celebration of new tastes.
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The African continent is divided into three unequal parts by a huge sea. One of its branches will run from the Mediterranean Sea to the very Gabon, the other will cut Africa from north to south. Red Sea razolyutsya almost the entire territory of Sudan. The bed of the River Nile will be much wider than the modern. The famous Giza Plateau will go under the water along with the pyramids and the Sphinx. Spill
Red Sea will disappear, and Cairo. Water will cover a large part of Madagascar, and from the depths of the Arabian Sea will rise new islands.
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South Africa's farewell to the World Cup in soccer and met a new wave of frosty winter. In the Southern Hemisphere temperature relentlessly strives to historical records.According to the National Weather Service of South Africa, on Tuesday, when the country will leave the majority of fans and organizers of the World Cup, the territory will lay ice storms from Antarctica.In the province of Northern Cape in the town of Williston frosts reach $ minus 6 degrees Celsius. In eastern South Africa winds blowing up to 60 kilometers per hour.Nelson Mandela, who appeared in the final match in the Russian Read more [...]
Who died because of the drought giraffe. (REUTERS / Stefano De Luigi / VII Network / Le Monde Magazine)An international team of researchers studied the climate history of the North-West Africa by tree rings. The samples contain not only information about the climate of the area in the Middle Ages, but the forecast of climate change in the coming decades.Overall, the researchers traced the climatic changes that have occurred in what is now Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia from about 1179 to the present day, although the oldest of the samples (it was found in Morocco) dates from the year 883. Scientists Read more [...]
Desert returns to the Middle East, destroying fertile land and further destabilizing the situation in the region.Vadid Erian, head of the land of the Arab League in its report to the World Conference on Water, which currently takes place in Alexandria, Egypt writes that "the process of transformation of agricultural land in the barren wasteland hit Syria, where, because he had resettle hundreds of thousands of people. "However, the scientist said that the situation in western Sudan's Darfur is also very heavy. Erian believes that Desertification is an additional factor in the destabilization Read more [...]
Unusually severe winter was this year in South Africa, is now the World Cup. On the eve of a mountain real snow fell, the temperature dropped below zero.This weather has seriously complicated the lives and athletes and fans. Japanese team went to the gym and warm hats, vests and jackets, because the stadium is just a few kilometers from the snow-capped peaks.Icy rains caused chaos on the roads and numerous accidents. In the meantime, the police understood the causes of accidents, tourists entertained on roadsides playing snowballs.Source: NTV Read more [...]
Strong magnitude earthquake 5.9 occurred in the western part of the African continent, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.The epicenter of tremors that have been recorded at a depth of ten kilometers at 6:08 MSK, located 175 kilometers north of the largest city in Malawi Mzuzu and close to the border with Tanzania. No casualties or damage.On Sunday, December 6, north Malawi already been several earthquakes magnitude 5,1-5,8.It should be noted that in East Africa is an active tectonic plate that promotes abundant earthquakes.Source: RIA Novosti Read more [...]
PRETORIA, May 14. Heavy rains in eastern Africa led to flooding killed 77 man. According to ITAR-TASS, the showers did not stop for weeks.Floods are recorded even in the north and east of South Africa and Kenya have already purchased the scope of a national disaster.Kenyan government alarmed at the prospect of continuing rains - then can not sustain the dam reservoirs. According to the representative of the Government of Alfred Mutua, the people living in the river valleys, have already been proposed to move immediately to higher ground. 10,000 families in the last month have left their homes.All, Read more [...]
In 1998, the length of the fiery volcanic flows Nyamlagira was ten milesUnder threat of Virunga National Park, which is moved in the direction of lava flows. In the Democratic Republic of Congo erupted the most active volcano in Africa Nyamlagira. His awakening was recorded at dawn on Saturday, December 2. Left out of the crater lava flows moved into the Virunga National Park. The situation is complicated by the fact that in the course of the river is the fire area of rare chimpanzees. This species, which currently employs 40 individuals, is under threat of extinction.Now monitored movement Read more [...]
Cloud ash from the Icelandic volcano that caused traffic jams in Europe, today touched Asia and Africa. In total, from the ashes of canceled 500 flights, closed eight airports in Spain, five of them - in the main resort of the country - the Canary Islands. According to forecasts, the particles of volcanic ash can cover the entire Iberian Peninsula for Wednesday evening.For several hours, was discontinued flights and North Africa - Morocco. Dangerous cloud reached Cyprus, but the authorities of the island until the ban on flights, in contrast to Turkey, where it has already canceled dozens of Read more [...]
20.10.2010 In a press release released by the United Nations states that in West Africa during the severe floods killed 377 people. Only in the region since the beginning of the rainy season in June, the number of flood victims has exceeded half a million.
"2010 was a record year in the number of people affected by the floods and the victims of their consequences" - the document says. Most victims of raging floods in Nigeria (118 man), Sudan (50) and Benin (43 seloveka), ITAR-TASS reported.
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Photo: Site romandolya.ruSugar production in South Africa, the leader of the black continent to develop a product, because of the drought to fall to its lowest level in the past 15 years. Such a sad conclusion analysts national association of sugar producers.At the end of the season, which ends in March 2011, South African farmers expect to produce only 2.14 million tons of sugar. Close to the indicator of the harvest in South Africa was only 1995 , when the farmer was able to produce only 1.67 million tons of sugar.In an interview, the head of the National Association of sugarcane noted that Read more [...]
In Moscow, the absolute temperature record November. For the first time in the history of weather observations temperature this month rose to plus 13 degrees.Thus was broken the previous record, he stayed for over 80 years. According to weather forecast, tomorrow in the metropolitan area will be cooler. The cyclone, which brought warm air from North Africa, is gone.But temperature still remains above normal. Therefore, the following week on the weather we can expect new records, according to NTV.Source: NTV BroadcastingTemperature in the capital once again breaking recordsIn the Capital Region Read more [...]
Cleft in Afar triangle signal to the birth of the ocean. Tim Wright / University of OxfordGeologists from the University of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia amazed - in the Afar desert at an astonishing rate cavity is formed, which may become the seat of a new ocean. September 26, 2005 in the Afar desert, a series of earthquakes, which initiated the formation of cavities. Since then, geologists have observed previously unseen seismic processes - for a few months down the ground to the level of 100 m below sea level. Anomalous area desert geologists call "the Afar triangle» (The Afar Triangle). Read more [...]
Scientists are sounding the alarm: for 50 years the area of Lake Chad, one of the largest vodosmov Africa, the waters of which play a key role in the lives of over 30 million people in Cameroon, Nigeria, Niger and Chad, has declined by 90%. If the water level will continue to decline at the same rate, in 20 years the lake may dry up completely, which threatens to turn into an ecological and human disaster for the region.As the Minister of Environment and Fisheries of Chad Hassan therapy, "in 1963, the Lake Chad area is 25 sq km, and by 2010 it was reduced to 2.5 sq km. Up to 2020 lake may Read more [...]
Seven people were killed and more than forty injured in a lightning strike in the rural areas in South Africa.
Lightning hit the roof of the building and where at the net annual staff meeting kindergartens neighborhoods. Among the dead was one of four children, as well as director and kindergarten.
The Social Welfare Department of KwaZulu-Natal will pay funeral and will support the families of those killed and injured.
War - always a result of political interference, economic, social, religious and other differences. Here and ethnic and religious disputes, separatism and territorial squabbles, differentiation in the levels of development of the center and the provinces, the national self-interest of any ethnic group, the struggle for power, which is based, as a rule, on the political and ideological postulates of various parties and organizations. This can not be said about the nature of the constant wars. In the past decade, they have begun to acquire openly expressed subversive terrorist nature. The reason Read more [...]
In Russia, no one will work? But the experience of the new settlement deserted countries in the "civilized" is!
In the XVI-XVII centuries. slavers depopulated Africa to populate the Americas. Populate the Negro slaves. Primitive tribes of Indians massacred just to "liberate" them from the rich tropical land. Plantations Indians died by the thousands, worked captive Indians badly, "breeding" - is even worse. Exploit their practical Europeans considered unprofitable. And then "had" to start the import of black slaves Africa.
In 1522, the first time the Read more [...]
Take a map of Africa of the 1940s or the 1950s. All of it was divided between the colonial empires of Britain, France and Belgium. Only four countries - independent: Union of South Africa, Egypt, Ethiopia, Liberia.
Then these empires of European countries disappeared. In one 1960 became free 17 African countries. Thus disappeared territorial empire. But then he began to form another type of empire: financial.
Money is the new states were not readily convertible. All of them were tied to the currency of the country - the former owner of the colonial empire.
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At a scientific conference long argued biologists and ecologists. Environmentalists suggested various means of saving mankind from AIDS. Biologists shrugs
- Why? Sooner or later there will be organisms that are immune to AIDS ...
It's true - no disease and never mows the entire population without exception. Even pandemic plague XIV., When the "black death" came and went and came again, took "only" a third of Europe's population.
We learned how to fight the plague of our time on it during epidemics die first 2-3 victims - until they realize that the illness came to Read more [...]