U.S. Heat Wave Another: Disaster For Eastern U.S.

On July 2, 2012 the people in the eastern United States of America from Indiana to New Jersey still have no electricity to cool themselves during the very hot summer. This is a great disaster. First there were violent storms that knock down power, damaged cars and buildings and killed at least 13 people and … Continue reading “U.S. Heat Wave Another: Disaster For Eastern U.S.”

New Mexico’s Largest Forest Wildfire – Photos

A huge wildfire has burnt more than 170,000 acres of New Mexico. This is the largest fire in New Mexico history. The wildfire had already burnt  265 square miles of the Gila National Forest. It burnt buildings, houses and trees. The wildfire may spread to the area where a big nuclear power plant, Los Alamos … Continue reading “New Mexico’s Largest Forest Wildfire – Photos”

‘100 Places to Go Before They Disappear’, A Book By Gaute Hogh

Gaute Hogh wrote a book  named, ‘100 Places to Go Before They Disappear’. The book was about the effect of global warming that can make some places disappear. Global warming makes the earth hotter and hotter and sea level rises up because of ice melting at the North Pole and South Pole. In Zahara de la … Continue reading “‘100 Places to Go Before They Disappear’, A Book By Gaute Hogh”

Anti-Nuclear Protests In Tokyo And Seoul-Photos

I think that nuclear power is very dangerous. Nuclear power is very dangerous because if there is an accident at the power plant, it can cause nuclear radiation like what is now happening in the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Nuclear radiation is dangerous because the effect can be something like the effect of a … Continue reading “Anti-Nuclear Protests In Tokyo And Seoul-Photos”

Aftermath Of Japan’s Earthquake And Tsunami In Photos

Reports said that more than 10,000 people died after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and a huge tsunami hit Japan on March 11, 2011. I am very sad to see the aftermath photos of the disaster. It must be very hard for the victims. Most of them lost almost everything including their families and friends. I … Continue reading “Aftermath Of Japan’s Earthquake And Tsunami In Photos”

Trees And Mudslides

Mudslide happens when too much water turn the earth into mud and push the mud down a hillside. Mudslide is a disaster. Mudslide can destroy lots and lots of houses as in Bolivia. On 6 December 2008, lots of people died because of landslides and mudslides in Bukit Antarabangsa, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Mudslide always happens when … Continue reading “Trees And Mudslides”

Violent Demonstrations In Egypt – Photos

””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””’ Egyptians are angry of the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. So they held demonstrations. Demonstrations is a way to fight for something important. But they are supposed to stop doing bad things and violence during the demonstrations because it can destroy our world. Violence can turn into a war. This is a disaster. It is like … Continue reading “Violent Demonstrations In Egypt – Photos”

An Ecological Disaster In Hungary

  On Monday, a gigantic sludge reservoir burst its banks at an alumina plant in Ajka, Hungary caused a bad red sludge flood.   Ajka is a town 100 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Budapest, the capital of Hungary. By Tuesday, it was reported that about 35.3 million cubic feet of sludge had poured from … Continue reading “An Ecological Disaster In Hungary”

Flood Caused Garbage Islands In China’s Yangtze River-Pictures

There are garbage islands in China’s Yangtze River after the terrible flood. In some part, the garbage were so thick that people can stand on it. Flood caused the garbage islands by carrying garbage from one place to another and dump them into the river. The flood damaged buildings and trees. The debris from the … Continue reading “Flood Caused Garbage Islands In China’s Yangtze River-Pictures”

China Flooding Kills 701 In Worst Toll In A Decade-Photos

There is a bad flood in China now. It is a disaster. 701 people were killed by the flood and 347 are missing. Three quarter of China’s provinces were hit by the flood. 25 rivers have reached record-high water level. Heavy rain on the hillsides caused lots of landslides. Lots and lots of houses and … Continue reading “China Flooding Kills 701 In Worst Toll In A Decade-Photos”