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Topics: 2009 – Year of Climate Change of the Earth? At Chernobyl there is a problem with the maintenance of equipment. The Arctic has decreased 2 triln. tons of ice. Because of the crisis, throwing the animals. Mitvol lost a lawsuit against the Rosprirodnadzor. —- Review article Will the 2009 'Year of Climate Change'? Mitvol lost a lawsuit against the Rosprirodnadzor. When Olympstroy created the Public Council on environmental issues. Well-known Russian public figures and athletes lighted garland on the Christmas tree home country by bicycle dynamo.

The European Parliament will gradually introduce new environmental standards for cars. UN chief Ban Ki-moon calls to declare 2009 "Year against change Earth's climate. " In recent years the pace has slowed global warming. Scientists have discovered that the horses are able to recognize each other on rye. Tasmanian devils are still dying from the virus infection of cancer. Biofuels increases populations of insect pests. The outgoing year 2008 was a very 'rich' in natural calamities and disasters.

—- A short review of the major environmental news for the week. —- At the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is problems with maintaining the equipment in order at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, where in 1986 there was a big accident, there are problems with maintenance of the systems and equipment for nuclear fuel said on Monday, Minister of Emergency Situations Volodymyr Shandra. 'Despite the substantial accumulated money, there are some difficulties in overcoming the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster. First and foremost, is to maintain a good condition systems and equipment for handling nuclear fuel, as well as the content of qualified personnel at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant '- quoted by the Minister's press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Emergency … —- Arctic 'thin' for two trillion tons of ice for more than two billion tons of ice melted in 2003 in Greenland, Antarctica and Alaska. Such information collected by NASA satellites, and it shows obvious signs of global warming. Most of all melts Greenland. The water formed from the melting of Greenland for the past five years, would fill four of Lake Baikal, and the rate of melting increases. Data collected by NASA will be presented at a conference of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco … —- British families throw the animals into the streets to survive the crisis British charities on pet care reported an unprecedented number of dogs thrown into the street in connection with the credit crunch, writes newspaper The Times. Earlier in shelters had the most work after Christmas, when presented to the animals from turning into unwanted novelty gift, but this year due to crisis barrage started a month earlier, according to author Fiona Hamilton … —- Norway: Climate change – the biggest problem in the Barents Region Climate change will be the biggest challenge for the entire Barents region, said Deputy Minister of Environment of Norway, Heidi Sorensen at a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Donskoy. As stated in a press release from the Norwegian Ministry of the environment, the meeting was held in the framework of the Joint Russian-Norwegian commission on cooperation in environmental protection … —- Release Distribution: 328 issue a weekly mailing of environmental ECOportal.ru Subscribe: Subscribe to the environmental distribution Source: Announcement of Release 328 ECOportal.ru