Tommy is a 26-year-old chimp and he lives in a cementum cage Gloversville, New York, almost 50 miles north-west of Albany. On Monday, an sensual militant grouping asked a New York commonwealth courtyard to announce Tommy an "self-reliant effectual someone with the profound sound veracious not to be captive," Reuters reports.The causa seeks to consecrate Tommy and over-the-counter chimps the "profound veracious to corporal autonomy," or what Steven Saucy, the chair of Nonhuman Rights Propose, told Reuters is the canonical rightfulness to be leftfield lonely and not held for amusement Read more [...]
Fire during fire suppression. Forest fires in Chile occur annually. (REUTERS / Eliseo Fernandez)
On Sunday, the fires have covered about 2 thousand hectares of forest in a number of southern and central regions of Chile. Fires do not stop here for two days. According to the Chilean National Service for Emergency Situations (dumb), currently still active seven major fires. Considered to be the most difficult two that are situated on the territory of the central region of Valparaiso, located 120 kilometers northeast of the capital, Santiago.
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Dead frozen iguana lies on the treadmill after a fall from a tree. Florida, January 10, 2010. Low temperatures are the reason that some wild tropical animals froze or went into hibernation. REUTERS / Hans Deryk
Even heat-loving Florida could not stay away cold weather.
See and draw conclusions.
Last post about the events here in Florida.
Icicles hang from an orange tree after spraying water to keep it from cold weather Plent City, Florida, January 6, 2010. Temperatures below zero are not observed in some parts of South Florida over 30 years. REUTERS / Scott Audette
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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 [...]
Rescuer carries a child in a flooded area of Rio Campo Grande. (Jadson Marques / AP)
Number of flood victims in the south-east of Brazil has grown to 145 people. Late on Wednesday, spokesman for the state Office of Civil Defense of Brazil reported that a new huge landslide covered the slum area on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro - Niteroi, burying up to 40 homes. Missing dozens of people.
A resident of Rio de Janeiro is mourning the death of one of the victims of the landslide. The picture was taken on April 7 at the Rio Santa Teresa. (Silvia Izquierdo / AP)
Firefighters carry away the 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 [...]
State of the Red Sea, south Sudan, August 1, 2013. © Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah | Reuters
August 3, 2013. Sandstorms over the Sudan - a frequent occurrence. In July of this year, NASA's almost every day "watching" over the Red Sea Dust, brought from the African country.
Sandstorms can carry huge amounts of sand, sometimes they look almost like a thick veil. In Sudan, the phenomenon nazyvetsya "habub."
Usually the storm lasts about three hours, during her wind can lift dust and sand to a height of 1500 meters.
One of the main environmental problems in the Sudan - desertification. Meter by Read more [...]
A huge crater was formed at the crossroads in Guatemala. In this hole the entire three-storey building collapsed. (REUTERS / Daniel LeClair)
Over the past seven days, residents of Guatemala and neighboring El Salvador and Honduras had to deal with the eruption of a volcano spewing tons of ash, a powerful tropical storm, floods and landslides, and extreme "black" hole that swallowed up in Guatemala City, a small factory and intersection. Volcano Pacaya started spewing lava and rocks on Thursday 27 May, enveloping Guatemala ash, because of which had to close the airport. Killing one television reporter, Read more [...]
Railway employee walks along relsamlyubitel play slot machines, mangled during a flood in Poland. (Marta Rybicka / Associated Press)
In addition to the review of events from May 18 to June 7, large foobzor.
Some pictures recently occurred natural disasters and their consequences.
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Photos from the past: the twelfth, eleventh, tenth, ninth, eighth.
After the tornado Warren Waltz estimates the damage to a truck stop east of Oklahoma. Tornado blew cars off the road and tore the house from the ground. As a result, five people were killed. (Louis DeLuca / The Dallas Morning Read more [...]
The man in the waters of the Danube River in the center of Belgrade on 16 June. The water level in the Danube River has risen to a critical point in Belgrade, and the authorities are prepared to take emergency measures to protect the Serbian capital from floods. (REUTERS / Ivan Milutinovic)
and last month, heavy downpours across Europe have caused serious flooding. Somewhere water slowly flowed through the valleys and pastures somewhere - quick whiz through the cities and towns. Killed dozens of people, thousands had to flee their homes, some more than once - for example, Poland is experiencing Read more [...]
Czech Republic, the city Bogumin (AFP PHOTO / MICHAL CIZEK)
Eastern Europe which day dominated by floods. Weather forecasts are disappointing. Large parts of Poland, Slovakia, Serbia and the Czech Republic were flooded after several days of heavy rains that led to river flooding.
(REUTERS / Piotr Deska / Agencja Gazeta)
Czech Republic, the city Bogumin (REUTERS / David W Cerny)
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Czech Republic (REUTERS / David W Cerny)
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Czech Republic, the city Carwin (AFP PHOTO / MICHAL CIZEK)
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Flood in Poland, the Vistula river
Some pictures recently occurred natural disasters and their consequences.
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Photos from the past: the fourteenth, thirteenth, twelfth, eleventh and tenth.
Flood waters around the buildings in the city of Barreiros in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco. (AP Photo / Antonio Cruz, Agencia Brasil)
A young man carries an elderly on their shoulders through a flooded street in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province. Severe flooding in southern China caused the death of 132 people and the evacuation of 860,000 people. (AP Photo / Xinhua, Yuan Zheng)
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Torrential rains that hit the North-Western province of China Gansu, caused devastating landslides, the victims of which are already thousands of people. Eight settlements of the County Josui, which suffered the most from the elements, has been effectively erased from the face of the earth.
Rescuers carry the Board to pave the road through the mud in the city Josui. (Ng Han Guan / AP)
Rescuers pulled from the rubble of the 52-year-old Limo Shengtai that 60 hours spent in the trap. (Zhang Hongxiang / AP)
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In today's photos of the week you will see:
* floods in Australia, Italy and Mexico;
* forest fires in Russia and the U.S.
...and much more.
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The cars are in flood waters in Wangaratta, Australia. Hundreds of homes and businesses suffered from the recent floods. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
Spain: Fireman carries the owl rescued from a forest fire in Valencia. (Kai Forsterling/European Pressphoto Agency)
Eva Lopez is in his house in the smog from the volcano and the water from flooding at lake of Amatitlan, near Guatemala city. (Johan Ordonez/Agence France-Presse/Getty Read more [...]
View County, Minsan in Gansu province after the earthquake of magnitude 6.6, July 22, 2013. (Reuters/Stringer)
Soldiers from the rubble after the earthquake of magnitude 6.1 points in the County of chamdo in the Tibet Autonomous region in China, 13 August 2013. In the earthquake affected 45 thousand houses, and roads, bridges and water projects. (Reuters/China Daily)
Nineteen-year-old girl is in hospital after an earthquake of magnitude 6.6 on the Richter scale in the County Minsan in Gansu province, July 23, 2013. (Reuters/Stringer)
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30.11.2010 Multi-day downpours that hit Venezuela, led to severe flooding. As a result of natural disaster has killed at least 20 people. In the four States of the country declared a state of emergency Photo: REUTERS/Miranda Government/Handout
Multi-day downpours that hit Venezuela, led to severe flooding. As a result of natural disaster has killed at least 20 people. In the four States of the country declared a state of emergency.
According to local authorities, the element has already claimed the lives of 20 people. Destroyed thousands of homes, disrupted air and road links.
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Bad weather conditions and natural disasters have always been and will be. Unfair statement is that the next hurricane or another harsh winter is definitely the impacts of climate change. But we should not deny the fact that in recent years the number of natural disasters and extreme weather conditions has increased significantly. Droughts last longer. Hurricanes beat stronger. Blizzards are raging long after he had completed calendar winter. Falls from the sky hail the record size. Recently in China happened first the drought, then floods. Millions of people lost their shelter due to severe Read more [...]
1. Chinese students found an original way to cross a flooded road in Wuhan. More than a million people were evacuated in China after heavy rains, which have raised the level of the rivers to a critical position. In the summer downpours 168 people were killed or went missing, and meteorologists warn that in the affected areas expected new showers. (AFP PHOTO)
More than 5 million people were affected by flooding in Eastern China, which also took off the price of products. After heavy rains large part of the provinces of Hubei and Zhejiang provinces have been inundated, flooded more than 432 thousand Read more [...]
Leastways 63 multitude are stagnant in the Himalaya mountains astern a 6.9-magnitude seism smitten the Indian commonwealth of Sikkim on Sunday eventide and ruined more 100,000 homes in India, Nepal, and Tibet. Deaths sustain been reported in apiece of the territories, and government are admonitory that hapless conditions and large rains may fall crushing mudslides in places destabilized by the seism. Overcast has prevented fly-over hurt assessments in many outback areas, around of which bear been disrupt by slides. “[T]hither is belike to be a vast indigence for improver assist for unnatural Read more [...]
Photo on the left was made on 13 August 2010. 75-year-old Karin Bkus stands with his sons, trying to save the millet and other products from a flooded barn in Khan Gard. The photo on the right was made in the same place a year later, on 30 July 2011. \"I never in my life seen such floods. The water came and flooded the whole area,\" says Bkos. - \"I had to sell gold jewelry daughters to feed his family\". (Reuters/Adrees Latif)
A year ago, one-fifth of Pakistan was under water for several months, causing affected about 20 million people, and the damage from the disaster amounted to about 10 billion Read more [...]