Topics of issue: The beginning of the winter of abnormally warm. UN climate summit. The oldest animal on Earth. Guide ‘eco-friendly lifestyle. ” Map household waste disposal service in Moscow.
Carbon dioxide will be on the planet for thousands of years. Be careful when buying toys —- FocusNote time to learn ‘eco-friendly way of life’ … Winter in Russia began with abnormally warm weather. About 50 million Russians live in conditions of increased air pollution. MEP 6 times increase penalties for emissions into the rivers. The city authorities have criticized the ‘environmental rating’. In the Polish Poznan UN climate summit takes place.
On the island of St. Helena is the oldest living animal on Earth. Scientists have found no explanation of reproduction of some species. More than five hundred whales died in the icy captivity. New population of endangered monkeys discovered in northern Vietnam. WWF published a guide ‘environmentally friendly image life ‘. —- A short review of the major environmental news for the week. —- Environmentalists presented card household waste disposal in Moscow Environmentalists submitted online internet card household waste disposal and the location automata (fandomatov) for receiving aluminum cans and bottles from the population in Moscow. ‘With our card Muscovites find out where in the capital can take trash to recycling. It gives addresses of household waste disposal in Moscow explanation of what waste they accept, and also addresses fandomatov where you can drop aluminum cans and plastic bottles’, – the head of Greenpeace toxic Alexey Kiselev at a press conference in RIA Novosti News. —- Carbon dioxide will stay on Earth for hundreds of thousands of years, effects of atmospheric pollution by carbon dioxide will be felt for hundreds of thousands of years. On this, the study said researchers to disprove widespread belief that the atmosphere quickly recover after the cessation of carbon dioxide emissions. ‘The study shows that carbon dioxide, which now goes into the atmosphere from our homes, cars and factories continue to heat up our planet hundreds of thousands of years “, – quotes the scientists newspaper Independent. One of the study’s authors, Professor David Archer of the University of Chicago warns that ‘climate impact of carbon dioxide emissions will be longer than a Stonehenge, longer than the time capsule will lie (memorial container with the attributes of the era, intended for disposal), longer than a human civilization. ” —- Experts call for parents to be careful when buying toys during the holidays – many of them may contain dangerous toxins Christmas or New Year’s gift a child can have serious health problems, child – many Plastic products have been marketed, contain hazardous chemicals, including phthalates and lead, experts warn. Even a soft toy in the form of a giraffe or a snake is dangerous choking to small children. Experts Public Interest Research Group / PIRG, USA / stress that asthma, as well as accidental ingestion of small elements – the leading cause of death from toys for children. However, this risk can be prevented by avoiding overly complex design, with many details, weaves and knots of products. Yet another danger, seemingly almost impossible to find – is the presence of toxins in the material. —- Release Distribution: 326 issue a weekly mailing of environmental ECOportal.