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Topics of issue: Russia's chief sanitary doctor warned Russians against the risk of contracting tick-borne encephalitis. Dinosaur ruined powerful oil explosion. Computer keyboard more hotbed of bacteria than public toilets. Global warming could release Antarctic ice iso poison. Review article cyclone 'Nargis' walked on Myanmar … The consequences of the devastating cyclone 'Nargis' disastrous for Myanmar. Global warming: a threat to the lake Baikal fauna of Central America, and women.

By May 9 in Moscow blossomed tulips, lilacs and nightingales sang. Mushrooms make uranium safe, but are becoming more dangerous for people. Bill Gates will address avian flu. Keep up on the field with thought-provoking pieces from Drew Houston. 'Rubbish crisis': from Italy to Spain. Review of the week from 05.05.2008 to 05.11.2008. —- A short review of the major environmental news for the week.

Chief Sanitary Doctor of Russia warned the Russians against the risk of tick-borne encephalitis infection Certain concern to the Russian epidemiologists is the situation with the incidence of tick-borne encephalitis in the coming warmer months. As told reporters yesterday the chief sanitary doctor Gennady Onishchenko, 'Early spring, which began in the east of the country and Siberia, instilled in us some concern. But the cold snap that occurred in Siberia, very reduced activity of ticks – the peddlers of encephalitis. " Speaking about today situation, Onishchenko said, "there is Pocus, suspected encephalitis is, of confirmed cases so far '… —- Dinosaurs ruined a powerful explosion of oil a crucial role in the wholesale extinction of the dinosaurs could have played fast burning vast oil reserves. For such an unusual version of one of the most dramatic episodes of the biosphere came a group of scientists from America, Britain and Italy under the guidance of a scientist Mark Harvey (Mark C. Harvey) from the University of Indiana in Bloomington (Indiana University Bloomington) … —- Computer keyboard more hotbed of bacteria than public toilets work at a computer is a health hazard – on the buttons on your keyboard may be five times more bacteria than a public toilet, warns the British epidemiologists. Microbiologists study group Kingmoor Technological Services in Carlysle tested clean computer keyboards in offices. It turned out that almost all keyboards contain five times more bacteria than on the handles and seats of public toilets … —- Global warming could release Antarctic ice iso poison melting glaciers in Antarctica due to global warming can release the prisoners in their chemicals, particularly DDT (dihlordifeniltrihloetan) – strongest poison, from which most of the States declined almost 30 years ago … —- The full texts of these and other news you can get on ECOportal and in this edition of our newsletter: Subscribe to our newsletter to this page:

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