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“During the past 3 centuries human population has increased tenfold to 6000 million and fourfold in the 20th century

• Cattle population increased to 1400 million (one cow/family) by a factor of 4 during the past century

• There are currently some 20 billion (20,000 million) of farm animals worldwide

• Urbanisation grew more than tenfold in the past century almost half of the people live in cities and megacities

• Industrial output increased 40 times during the past century; energy use 16 times

• Almost 50 % of the land surface has been transformed by human action”

Paul Crutzen

Dutch Nobel prize winning atmospheric chemist***

“Fish catch increased 40 times

• The release of SO2 (110 Tg/year) by coal and oil burning is at least twice the sum of all natural emissions;

over land the increase has been 7 fold, causing acid rain, health effects, poor visibility and climate changes due to sulfate aerosols

• Releases of NO to the atmosphere from fossil fuel and biomass burning is larger than its natural inputs, causing regional high surface ozone levels

• Several climatically important ”greenhouse gases” have substantially increased in the atmosphere, eg.

CO2 by 40 %, CH4 by more than 100 %.”

Paul Crutzen

Dutch Nobel prize winning atmospheric chemist***

“Water use increased 9 fold during the past century to 800 m3 per capita / year;

65 % for irrigation, 25 % industry, ~10 % households

It takes 20, 000 litres of water to grow 1 kilo of coffee

11,000 litres of water to make a quarter pounder

5,000 litres of water to make 1 kilo of cheese

1 kg meat → 16000 litres of water

1 kg grain → 1000 litres of water”

Paul Crutzen

Dutch Nobel prize winning atmospheric chemist

Воєнна доктрина РФ в переліку загроз містить розширення НАТО і нарощування можливостей США та альнсу в цілому..*** У Стратегії Національної безпеки США дії Росії кваліфіковані як агресія що потребує протидії.. *** Росія реформує силові структури: відбувається створення Федеральної служби військ Національної Гвардії на базі Внутрішніх військ МВС, Федеральної міграційної служби та Федеральної служби контролю обігу наркотиків.. *** Глави оборонних відомств країн ЄС погодили новий план оборони і безпеки та домовилися створити новий штаб і спільні сили швидкого реагування.. ***

Sergei Kovalenko, major (ret.), in the recent past - military intelligence officer, analyst: "Modern Islamic terrorist organizations have a complex hierarchical structure. They use sophisticated equipment; have the reliable sources of funding; apply conspiracy methods usually used by the professionals. And if we add to this fanatical devotion to the “matter", then we should agree that this "nut" can be "too strong", even for advanced security services, and Ukraine here – is not an exception”.

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In February 2011 an Iranian opposition again took to the streets. This was partly due to a wave of protests that reached Iran and began in Tunisia and in varying degrees swept nearly all Islam professing countries of North Africa and then – of the Middle East. In Tunisia, it has led to regime change and escape of the 22 years ruling President Ben Ali. In Egypt, it was also the regime's downfall and resignation of more than thirty years in power President Mubarak. Very difficult situation has developed in Algeria, Libya, Jordan, Yemen and Bahrain. Current situation in Iran, as well as its possible development is viewed by the analyst of political and economic information, expert of the Development and Security Association Vladimir Dmitrenko.

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Что происходит на Ближнем Востоке и Магрибе? Насколько велика опасность войны? Кто влияет на египетских военных? Какие геополитические акторы являются главными движущими силами дестабилизации на Ближнем Востоке? Эти и другие вопросы были подняты в ходе беседы директора Центра политического анализа «Стратагема» Юрия Романенко со специалистом по Ближнему Востоку, основателем арабского ежедневника «Вокруг Украины» Рамданом Аурагхом.

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Впервые за много лет российские власти по-настоящему испугались… Газпром сильнее МИДа… Россия – слабеющее государство, сырьевой придаток… На вопросы УНИАН ответил политолог, доктор исторических наук, профессор Валерий Соловей.

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At present there is probably no one businessman, politician or military, who would not understand that sooner or later coming out of global economic crisis, our world will be different. So, too many are concerned of the question: How the crisis will affect the countries, formed on the ruins of the former Soviet Union? What will happen with Russia afterwards: Will it arise or decline? Whether it gets closer to the Western world, or on the contrary - distances from it? – These and other questions are answered by Vladimir Dmitrenko, an expert in the analysis of political and economic information.

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