David Allen Sibley has fagged near his full sprightliness observance birds. His pressed khaki knickers, leather walk-to place, repose articulation, composure deportment, and debate, retard way of articulating his thoughts unwrap him as person unforced to sit in the forest for hours with a brace of binoculars about his cervix.Sibley’s beginner was an ornithologist, and the birding-gene was passed on to Sibley and his buddy, who both became concerned in birds early. Sibley started his Aliveness Tilt (a birder’s log of species identified) when he was heptad, and by the age of eight-spot, Read more [...]
"White CAPTIVITY" The action of the movie takes place in the vast expanses of Antarctica in 1993. Employee Antarctic station Jerry Sheppard and Dr. Davis Institute McLaren went dog sledding in search of a meteor. Because of the strong storm the station was evacuated, and 8 dogs Northern husky were alone, in the snow on the chain.At first it was supposed to come back after a number of days, but the storm lasted, and then the coming of winter, this is not allowed .The dogs had to survive the Antarctic winter in one for about 6 months, experiencing , actually human betrayal, hoping that Read more [...]
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Girl hiding from the heavy snow under an umbrella with a flag of the United Kingdom passed by the Houses of Parliament in London on January 6th. Due to the heavy snowfall had closed airports, major roads, as well as hundreds of schools, besides shooting was suspended soap opera «Coronation Street». (AP / Alastair Grant)
The first week of the new year was surprisingly frosty worldwide. In Britain, a strong frost, snow and ice disrupted airports and schools. In Spain, due to the heavy rains and snowfall in the south-west of the country were flooded roads and houses. In the United States, farmers Read more [...]
The man put his hand on a fence during a food distribution in Port-au-Prince January 30, 2010. (REUTERS / Carlos Barria)
It has been almost a month after the Haiti earthquake struck, and "tent city" is not empty for a single day, despite the fact that the factories in Port-au-Prince are slowly beginning to open up. Most of the humanitarian aid has already arrived, and the problems with the distribution of food began to gradually subside. The World Food Programme has launched a new delivery system of rice for 10,000 Haitians a day - now the food will be distributed only to women, as men for products Read more [...]
Snow falls into the territory of the United States Capitol in Washington, DC. President Barack Obama who decided to leave the White House for a meeting with the National Democratic Committee, called the storm "Snegarmageddon." (Jonathan Ernst / Reuters)
Heavy snowfall that hit the nation's capital city Vashintgon have caused the closure of several government agencies. According to local authorities, about 230 thousand. Government employees get the day off due to the raging elements, reports Associated Press. All employees were ordered to stay at home for security reasons. It also reported that Read more [...]
Rescuers removed the body of the car in Funchal on the island of Madeira. Authorities confirmed that the floods killed at least 42 people. Another 32 are still missing. (Gregorio Cunha / Agence France-Presse / Getty Images)
Some pictures recently occurred natural disasters and their consequences.
Photos from the last one, two, three and four.
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The body of a young man lying on the street after the public beat him to death, allegedly for stealing, in Port-au-Prince. (Carlos Barria / Reuters)
Villagers Devata mourn the victims of the landslide in Indonesia. Since then, Read more [...]
By definition of the compiler, the book "Poetic images from Lampshade to Jasper" is a classification of experience of poetic images that occur in the poets of the twentieth century, writing in Russian. Its main text - is "about 3 and a half thousand fragments of poems by two hundred nineteen poets." Each passage contains artistic interpretation of an object or phenomenon.
Title very successfully characterizes the breadth "of being shaped coverage" (in the literal sense of abundance!). In the book you can find not only the properties of autumn, wind, passion, fire, and other concepts, long and firmly Read more [...]
After six years of drought, measuring rods at the dam in Jordan Ziglab useless. Dams were built to hold back water that flowed to the west, to be used for irrigation. Pond at the dam was reduced to one-fifth of not filled since 2003, restricting access to water resources in Jordan. (Paolo Pellegrin, VII © National Geographic)
March 22 - World Water Day. As the statement of the UN: "The theme of World Water Day this year -" Clean Water for a Healthy World ", it is designed to draw attention to the fact that the danger is both the quantity and quality of water. From contaminated water kills more Read more [...]
On the spiritual culture of the nomads of the South Urals can be judged by the monuments of arts and worship. They are characterized by a variant of the so-called Scythian-Siberian animal style raceslence in the Scythian-Sarmatian time in the steppe, steppe and mountainstion of Eurasia. Arts «Animal Style» reflects the syncretism of myrrhperception of the unity of the political, moral, aesthetic and religioustion components, corresponding to the decomposition process of primitive relations [63, p. 216-246. 54, p. 73-74].
Yuzhnouralsky Sauromates Sarmatian «animal Read more [...]
Spiritual Culture Ural population reflected the economic, social and ethno-cultural processes III—IX centuries. and simultaneously has a part thereof. The era of the primitive communal system with expansionnoun a number of characteristics. First of all, increased the level of independenceMosty of man from nature in connection with the development of iron metallurgy, toLivestock-beam, plow agriculture. The conversion of a large patriarhalnoy family as an independent economic unit, and the leading role of the man in it contributed to the allocation of the individual (malegrades) Read more [...]
Tourists gathered to see the eruption of the volcano near a glacier Fimmvёrdyuhauls Eyyafyatlaёkyudl, 128 km east of Iceland's capital Reykjavik. (Halldor Kolbeins-AFP / Getty Images)
The volcano in southern Iceland began erupting for the first time in 200 years, which attracted thousands of tourists to the area. However, scientists fear that the volcano can activate another, bigger volcano nearby.
Volcanic eruption forced hundreds of people to flee their homes, fearing that might wake up the larger volcano. (Fior Kjartansson-AFP / Getty Images)
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Security officer inspects the damage on the road between Tijuana and Mexicali. (Daniel Conejo-AFP / Getty Images)
Tonight, at 3:40 am local time, just south of the Mexican border with the United States was the strongest earthquake. Magnitude quake exceeded 7 on the Richter scale. In several localities interrupted water supply, damaged communications and electricity. Echoes of the earthquake and felt US residents.
Saleswoman gives the customer the change through the broken window of a store in Mexicali. This shop - one of the many buildings affected by today's 7.2 magnitude earthquake. Read more [...]
Recovered from the rubble of a man waving his arms and rejoices in your salvation, April 15. (AP)
As a result of the earthquake in western China in the mountains of Tibet, killing more than 2,000 people and injured 12,000 Struggling with strong winds and a lack of oxygen rescuers recovered the bodies of the dead and the survivors from the rubble of the ruined city. The maximum amplitude of tremors was 7.1 on the Richter scale. Were destroyed about 15,000 houses.
"A lot of dead bodies, they are literally stacked on top of each other a bunch. Now we face the task of burial of all bodies, "says Read more [...]
Girl reading a book at the tent, set right on the ruins of a building in the county of Yushu. (STR / AFP / Getty Images)
April 14 inhabitants of the remote Yushu County, located on the Tibetan plateau, were awoken by an earthquake of 7.1 (according to other sources, 6.9) points. In the sparsely populated villages and the larger town Gegu destroyed thousands of wooden and clay buildings, and more durable buildings were partially damaged or completely destroyed. Rescue teams hardly dobriiralis to remote regions, lying at an altitude of 3700 meters above sea level and is connected by several roads, Read more [...]
Southwest China suffers from drought, which may last until the end of May. In the photo: A boy stands in the center of the dried-up pond in Guiyang, Guizhou Province, Feb. 2. (STR / AFP / Getty Images)
Water - the source of life. Now particularly acute question of its scarcity. Droughts, floods, pollution and other factors are the main causes of water scarcity on the ground.
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Every day more than 4,000 children in the world die from diseases caused by poor sanitation related to poor quality water. In the photo: the girl washes her sandals in the dirty water channel Read more [...]
A man rides his bike consume the street in Mwingi, Kenya. For every pedal that outfitter MiiR sells, it donates an aditional cycle to Earth Bike Embossment, an outside, non-profit establishment that distributes bicycles to underdeveloped countries about the reality. Picture: Andrew Dressel/WikimediaA Miir Wafture single-speed bike A Warren Pieces skateboard on the highway. A Lancinate usefulness charge. GU Roctane vim gel. A Teva sandal.A:The Merchandise: MiiR Flourish One AmphetamineShare: For every bicycle that MiiR sells, they either donate a hardy pedal to Humanity Wheel Read more [...]