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'Secretary General made great diplomatic efforts to to persuade the G8 leaders need to recognize the central role of the United Nations and its Commission on Climate Change as the main forum for negotiations on climate change '- said in a statement Press Service of the un. Participants in the summit pledged to seriously consider the decisions taken by the European Union, Canada and Japan which include a reduction of at least half of global emissions by 2050. However, there is no universal indicator was not adopted. un Secretary-General notes that the specific obligations for each country should be determined by 2009. 2014 Winter Olympic Games In mid-summer, it became known that the Russian resort city of Sochi Olympic Winter Games will be held in 2014, said the head of the International Olympic Committee, Jacques Rogge. Sochi won the final victory over South Korean Phenchhanom by a margin of four votes.

Winter Olympics Games will be held in Russia for the first time. Trash island in the Pacific Ocean weighs three and a half million tons of mass of the giant trash 'Island', located in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of North America, consisting mainly of plastic, topped in October 2007, three and a half million tons, said the Coast of California commission. 'Island' is growing rapidly from about 1950 through the features of the North Pacific current systems, whose center, where and gets all the rubbish, relatively stationary. Scientists estimate that at present 'Island' by 80 per cent consists of plastic, its area – more than a million square kilometers. Badly decomposed in the nature of plastic causes great harm to the oceanic flora and fauna. Day shipwrecks main theme of environmental autumn and winter 2007, Russia became the 'Day of shipwrecks. " Storm on Nov. 11 has caused an unprecedented emergency incident Black and Azov Seas – one day sank five ships, including three cargo ship with sulfur and a tanker with fuel oil, four vessel ran aground. Wind speed in the Kerch Strait that connects the Black and Azov seas, reaching during this historic storm, 32 meters per second, and the excitement of the sea – six or seven points. To date, officials report that the clearing of the Kerch Strait are over, but we all understand that the consequences this disaster will be eliminated only after many years.