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California: Biggest Storm in Years Kills Four

February 18, 2017, Saturday // 18:13 in Society » Environment | Views: 86

One of California's strongest storms in years - dubbed a "bombogenesis" or "weather bomb" - has hit the state, killing at least four people, and bringing torrential rain and flash floods, the BBC reported.

Zealandia: Is There Eighth Continent under New Zealand?

February 17, 2017, Friday // 10:34 in Society » Environment | Views: 98

You think you know your seven continents - think again, as there's a new contender hoping to join that club, the BBC informs.

Ohrid Lake Water Level Worryingly Low

February 17, 2017, Friday // 10:06 in Society » Environment | Views: 518

Ohrid Lake level has not come back to normal for almost a month now.

Antarctic Sea Ice Shrinks to Smallest Ever Extent

February 15, 2017, Wednesday // 20:21 in Society » Environment | Views: 63

Sea ice around Antarctica has shrunk to the smallest annual extent on record after years of resisting a trend of manmade global warming, preliminary US satellite data has shown.

Lake Ohrid Levels Slightly below Allowed Minimum

February 15, 2017, Wednesday // 11:46 in Society » Environment | Views: 113

Lake Ohrid water levels were one centimeter above the allowed minimum, the Hydro-­Meteorological Bureau informed on Wednesday.

Humans Causing Climate to Change 170 Times Faster than Natural Forces

February 12, 2017, Sunday // 22:39 in Society » Environment | Views: 53

For the first time, researchers have developed a mathematical equation to describe the impact of human activity on the earth, finding people are causing the climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces.

Macedonia Joins Common SEE Early Warning Weather Hazard System

February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 15:58 in Society » Environment | Views: 71

Macedonia will invest EUR 3 million into equipment for swift detection and warning of weather hazards, said Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management Mihail Cvetkov on Tuesday.

Skopje Hosts International Conference on Meteorology

February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 12:46 in Society » Environment | Views: 97

International conference and workshop will be held 7­9 Feb.

Skopje Air Pollution Above Limits

February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 10:39 in Society » Environment | Views: 67

Tuesday morning, the air is polluted only in Skopje. The PM-10 particles measured in other cities were in the limit allowed - 50 micrograms in cube meter.

Snow and Rainfall: Temperatures to Range from 5 to 12 Degrees Centigrade

February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 10:01 in Society » Environment | Views: 64

Macedonia will have a cloudy weather with occasional rain showers.

City of Skopje Introduces Free Public Transport amid High Pollution Levels

February 6, 2017, Monday // 15:17 in Society » Environment | Views: 90

As of Tuesday, the City of Skopje is introducing free public transport in all buses of the public transportation enterprise and privately-owned buses for Skopje citizens until the air pollution levels go down

Skopje Valley Records Highest Rates of Air Pollution

February 6, 2017, Monday // 12:30 in Society » Environment | Views: 112

Skopje Valley on Monday morning has the highest air pollution rates.

Fukushima Radiation Levels at Highest Level since 2011 Meltdown

February 3, 2017, Friday // 19:10 in Society » Environment | Views: 77

Radiation levels inside a damaged reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station are at their highest since the plant suffered a triple meltdown almost six years ago.

Macedonia: Worries about Effect of Melting Snow on Orchards, Vineyards

February 3, 2017, Friday // 15:32 in Society » Environment | Views: 106

As snows begin to melt across Macedonia, the Hydro-Meteorological Bureau warns that the excess water could negatively affect fruits and vineyards.

Electric Cars and Cheap Solar 'Could Halt Fossil Fuel Growth by 2020'

February 2, 2017, Thursday // 12:26 in Society » Environment | Views: 60

Falling costs of electric vehicles and solar panels could halt worldwide growth in demand for oil and coal by 2020, a new report has suggested.