Sometimes disasters strike in the strangest of ways. To get a sense of just how strange, take a look at the odd and impressive photographs that accompany this short article on sinkholes. Who’d have thought such a thing could happen—right outside our front doors?
Scientists don’t understand exactly how rogue waves form, but they predict these types of waves will only get bigger.
Imagine barely escaping a shark attack with your life and going on to become an advocate for protecting sharks. It happens more often than you’d think!
Visit this site to see stunning photographs, watch informative videos, and read all about natural disasters, including avalanches, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, tsunamis, volcanoes, and wildfires.
Read or skim the article for details about the eruption and its fallout.
Explore the different tabs on the page to learn about tornadoes and tornado safety.
Explore this site to find out how to prepare for all kinds of disasters, from drought to winter storms.
Learn about why this vaccine is so important for children in Africa.
Read about their experiences as they plead for the rescue of those still trapped in Afghanistan.
See images of before, during, and after the storm.
Read about what monsoons are, where they occur, and what you can do to stay safe during the season.
Fly along NASA satellites, go backwards and forwards in time, and so much more using these climate change interactive features available from NASA.
Learn about how a variation on a game of “fetch” can save lives.
Clean-up volunteers and scientists question what can be done to address the increase in disposable masks and gloves littering land and oceans.
Watch the short video and skim the article and images to find out more about what it took to get a giant container unstuck in Egypt’s Suez Canal.
This year’s winter season has been particularly brutal for many Americans. Watch the short video and read the article that follows about best practices for surviving the cold.
Most nursing homes haven’t been admitting visitors during the pandemic. Dogs have become a welcomed distraction to lift elderly peoples’ spirits while they remain isolated.
Skim through these questions and answers about the new COVID vaccine.
Juliane Koepcke recounts surviving a plane crash and eleven days alone in the Peruvian jungle decades earlier.
Ricardo Pimentel opened his home to about 300 dogs who, otherwise, may not have survived Hurricane Delta last month.