A fresh giant crater has appeared in Siberia’s Novokuznetsk Region. Measuring 20 meters in diameter and up to 30 meters in depth, the hole is unnerving the local population, who fear the next one might swallow their homes. 599 more words
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The Dead Sea is disappearing at an alarming rate, leaving behind thousands of sinkholes that are chipping away at the coastlines vibrant and touristy atmosphere. 906 more words
A mysterious sinkhole spewing fire and incredible heat has appeared in a Chinese hillside.
Geologists and media have flocked to the desolate mountain on the outskirts of Urumqi, in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in north-western China, since it appeared a few weeks ago. 694 more words
For millennia, the salty, mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea have drawn visitors and health pilgrims to its shores. But in recent years, gaping chasms have been opening up without warning along its banks, posing a threat to such visitors and tourism in general. 1,158 more words
Climate change, with less rainfall each year, is blamed, as well as human error and government mismanagement
Nazar Sarani’s village in southeast Iran was once an island. 906 more words