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©REUTERS Be kind to your seafood, study urges A lobster thrown live into boiling water may suffer for many seconds, said a scientist who argued Thursday that crustaceans can likely feel pain.
19 января 2013
Photo courtesy of Science gets a grip on finger wrinkles Getting pruney fingers from soaking in the bath is an evolutionary advantage, for it helps us get a better grip on objects under water.
09 января 2013
©RIA Novosti 70 percent of Almaty water networks worn out Over two thirds of 2,549km of networks require replacement in Almaty.
20 декабря 2012
Photo courtesy of Arab world to bear brunt of climate change: World Bank Global warming will have dire consequences for the Middle East and North Africa, with even hotter and drier conditions devastating everything from agriculture to tourism.
06 декабря 2012
Photo courtesy Australia approves plan to save vital river system Australia approved an "historic" plan Thursday to save an ailing river system vital to the nation's food bowl by returning the equivalent of five Sydney Harbour's worth of water to the network each year.
22 ноября 2012
Photo courtesy of Water tensions overflow in ex-Soviet Central Asia The ex-Soviet states of Central Asia are engaged in an increasingly bitter standoff over water resources, adding another element of instability to the volatile region neighbouring Afghanistan.
20 ноября 2012
A  aerial view of the water treatment pools of Finland. ©REUTERS Uranium-polluted water escapes from Finnish mine Radioactive emissions 50 times higher than normal have been detected in waters close to a nickel and zinc mine in central Finland.
10 ноября 2012
Wastes dump. ©RIA Novosti Kyrgyzstan’s uranium-polluted rivers threaten Central Asia Regional risks of degradation and destruction of uranium tailing dumps are high and many of the dumps in Kyrgyzstan are located very close to water resources.
30 октября 2012
Photo courtesy of Nazarbayev and Karimov discuss water again Leaders of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are pleased with the results of the official visit and have once again reiterated their positions on the hydrotechnical facilities being constructed in the upstream of Syrdarya: press-service.
01 октября 2012
Zaatri refugee camp. ©REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed Jordanian thirst for water grows "I wish I could live at the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp because there is water there," a Jordanian man says, frustrated that he has not had any tap water of his own in months.
01 октября 2012
Mars rover finds gravel left by 'vigorous' stream NASA's Mars rover has discovered gravel once carried by the waters of an ancient stream that "ran vigorously" through the area.
28 сентября 2012
Photo by Danial Okassov© Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan called neighbors use common waters with care The talks covered establishment of a mechanism of joint use of water-energy resources in Central Asian region: Nazarbayev.
25 сентября 2012
Photo courtesy of World water crisis must be top UN priority: report A rapidly worsening water shortage threatens to destabilize the planet and should be a top priority for the UN Security Council and world leaders.
12 сентября 2012
Mars rover takes 'cool' detour: NASA The US space agency NASA's Mars rover Curiosity will make a wide detour to explore a geographical hot spot on Mars because "it looks cool".
18 августа 2012
Author of US fracking study had gas industry ties: watchdog A university study that claimed fracking for gas deep beneath the Earth's surface did not cause water contamination was led by a US professor with financial ties to the gas industry.
29 июля 2012
Crossroads near Aktobe Akimat. © PHOTO: Water pipe rapture in the center of Aktobe The main avenue of Aktobe city has been flooded since early morning.
21 апреля 2012
Photo courtesy of Mineral water containing mercury withdrawn from Aktau supermarket German-made mineral water with high content of mercury was discovered in one of the supermarkets of Aktau.
10 апреля 2012
Vice-PM Kairat Kelimbetov. Photo by Danial Okassov© Kazakhstan keeps wasting energy and water Vice-PM Kairat Kelimbetov talked about the objectives of Kazakhstan Agency for Natural Monopolies Regulation at the Agency’s extended meeting.
08 февраля 2012
Kazakhstan wins Asian Championship in water polo Kazakh water polo players won the license for the Olympics Games in London.
29 января 2012
Repair works. Photo courtesy of Elite buildings and Independence Palace in Astana left without water Elite residential buildings and palaces of Astana were left without water because of a pipeline damage.
05 января 2012

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