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China's War on Nature Intensifies

Taking too long to melt!

Military planes bombard ice-jammed waterways in north China


Ice-jammed waterways in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region are  bombarded by Chinese military planes, March 20, 2012. 175 more words

Environment

Extreme rains claim lives, displace thousands in Kenya

Floods in Kenya kill a dozen people, displace 40,000

Extreme rain events in Kenya have unleashed severe flooding, washing away bridges and destroying roads. At least a dozen people have lost their lives, and more than 40,000 others made homeless, said the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS). 268 more words

Global Disasters

Thanksgiving: 63 million Americans on planes, trains and automobiles

How Thanksgiving Day Turned into an Environmental Disaster

About 63 million Americans  are expected to travel long distances during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend producing millions of tons of deadly air pollutants. 596 more words

Global Disasters

Nuclear Tests and Climate Change

I love a doubting Thomas. I feed off people who doubt me and anything I say. Call it masochistic but I get a real kick out of people who just shoot off at the mouth and imply I don’t know what I’m doing or what I’m talking about. 1,537 more words

Floods

Michigan: A 2010 Disaster Area

Weather Severely Affected Michigan Fruit Production This Year

Michigan, USA. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) declared 47 counties, including the entire West Michigan, as “primary natural disaster areas” this week. 156 more words

2010 Disasters

Massive Coral Die-Off

Massive deep-sea coral die-off found near BP oil disaster source in GOM

Large colonies of bottom-dwelling coral were found covered in a black substance, most probably crude oil, at a depth of about 1,400m (4,600 feet) near the damaged Macondo wellhead, NOAA scientists said. 133 more words

BP Oil Disaster

TOMAS Could Unleash Deadly Flooding in Haiti

TOMAS TARGETS HAITI

Tropical Storm Tomas Barreling Toward Haiti Threatening 1.5 Million with Deadly Flooding

Tomas with maximum sustained winds of about 90km per hour seems to be headed directly toward Haiti, striking the country on Friday. 203 more words

Environment