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All-Time Worst Disasters

19Jul 19
People vs. the planet: A new look at a looming crisis

People vs. the planet: A new look at a looming crisis

An exhaustive U.N. report outlines the massive impact human activity has had on the natural world, suggesting that one million plant and animal species could face extinction within decades without major changes. What’s behind the crisis? A number of factors, from clearing of forests for crop production to overfishing to…

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18Jun 19

Massive waves without warning

On September 28, 2018, a series of strong earthquakes shook the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, triggering a surprise tsunami that killed hundreds of people and led to widespread devastation. Scientists…

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Earthquakes, fires, tornadoes, and floods! Hurricanes, plagues, shipwrecks, and oil spills! This series has them all. Disasters are fascinating, awe-inspiring, and scary, all at the same time. Learn the facts about many of the worst disasters in human history. Then get some tips on how to prepare for disasters and stay safe.

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