Health And Ecology

Torrential rains, mudslides and landslides have claimed hundreds of lives in Brazil Heavy rains hit the Rio de Janeiro at the beginning of last week. Livni has led to chaos on the streets. The authorities of Rio de Janeiro called for residents not to leave their homes because the main road to the city center have been cut due to flooding and landslides. Earlier this week, reported 31 dead from the floods caused by torrential rains. Later, the number of victims has been growing every day. Already by the environment number of flood victims in Rio de Janeiro rose to 95 people. According to meteorologists, the amount of precipitation was a record for the past 44 years for Rio de Janeiro. The city recorded dozens of banking-residential areas, out of shores of the river in the Maracana, where the eponymous world famous stadium.

According to Hall, most of the landslides of soil, which caused human casualties have occurred in the uplands, where many dilapidated housing, so called favelas (slums). By Thursday the victims of torrential rains in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro were 133 people. More than ten thousand homes are threatened with collapse, to help rescue abandoned power of local service Civil Defence. To eliminate the effects of the disaster the city administration has allocated more than $ 200 million. According to the latest victims of showers in the Rio de Janeiro became the beginning of the year 256 people, 418 were injured. Date Week: World Health Day on April 7 across the globe marked World Health Day.

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Recall that the plans for laying highway Moscow – St. Petersburg through the forest – the main recreational area for residents of the city – began in 2008, a major stumbling block between local administration and the public. In defense of the Green Zone serves an environmental organization "Movement for Forest '. Because of the crisis occurred a record decline in emissions of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere Experts from the International Energy Agency (IEA) concluded that because of the crisis occurred a record decline in emissions of greenhouse gases: the last 40 years there have been no such large incidence of annual revenues of the Earth's atmosphere of carbon dioxide, as this year. As a result of this unique situation, which will help move the earth from large-scale environmental disaster. The current decline in emissions exceeding the fall of 1981, which became a consequence of the oil crisis. Among the reasons for the current drop in emissions – reduced output due to lack of funding. So , the plans of many industrialized countries have been quite real.

Addition to this are the new treaty to combat climate change, which will replace the Kyoto Protocol. In the Namibian Reserve massively exterminate seals Netherlands Organization for the Protection of Animals released a video of the mass extermination of fur seals in the reserve "Cape Cross' in Namibia. The footage shot for a few hours before the arrival of tourists, cullers herding animals in a large group, and then kill them with sticks. The carnage is repeated in the reservation each morning. In order to conceal the crime, before the arrival of tourists in the blood the beach to sleep with fresh sand. A member of the Organization for the Protection of Animals, who shot these violent footage was seen by hunters, and beaten and later arrested by police and expelled from the country.

Environmental activists to draw public attention to the issue of killing of fur seals and took to the streets of The Hague with calls to ban slaughter of animals. Reserve 'Cape Cross' – the largest colony of Cape fur seals in Namibia. A total of coast There are about 15 colonies of eared seals. Commercial production of animals in Namibia allowed officially. They kill in order to regulate population, as well as for skins. Estimated environmentalists, fishing for a period that lasts four months a year, killing about 80,000 animals.


New juicy fruit with pulp weighing about 400 grams may be collected during the whole of April, they are also very well kept. The first large shipment of 'Saga Ruby' grade and whose trademark has been officially registered, will go on sale in early May of this year. In Europe and Asia, there will be no glaciers, and in Africa – un wildlife experts are concerned about rapid melting glaciers – on their data, the rate of melting has doubled in 2005-2006 compared with 2004-2005. According to the un in the years 1980-1999 the average annual melting of the ice was 0.3 m, reaching 0.5 meters by 2000, and now speeded up to 1,5 meters. Most dramatic process of glacial melting observed in Europe.

For example, the Norwegian glacier Breydalblikkbrea in 2006, lost more than three meters, which is 10 times more than in 2005. Threatening glaciers observed in Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, France, Italy and Spain. In the zone of the Himalayan Mountains, many glaciers may disappear altogether, while maintaining the current level of warming that critically affect the lives of millions and even billions of people scientists say. Do conservationists also have their anxious fears. In their opinion, after 20 years in West Africa, there will be no wild animal: all of them, or eat, or slaughtered. From 60 to 80 percent of all protein foods in region are precisely due to the inhabitants of forests and savannahs. Kill and eat everything that runs, flies or crawls – monkeys, snakes, porcupines and even lizards, Pangolin.