Tag Archives: Environment

03Sep/17

South Korea says North Korea earthquake produced more energy than in the past

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (SEPTEMBER 3, 2017) (REUTERS) – South Korea’s Meteorological agency said on Sunday (September 3) North Korea’s earthquake produced 5 to 6 times more energy compared to fifth nuclear test in September 2016. Continue reading

03Sep/17

North Korea confirms sixth nuclear test

North Korea says its carried out its sixth nuclear test, this time using a newly built hydrogen bomb. The blast is the most powerful to date and caused a significant earthquake. Joel Labi reports Continue reading

29Aug/17

Survivors face uncertain future in wake of Sierra Leone’s mudslide

A little over two weeks after a mudslide and flooding killed at least 500 people in Regent, a town near Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, one survivor takes us through the moment when the disaster happened. The United Nations estimates that 3,000 people have lost their homes. Continue reading

28Aug/17

Houston crippled by catastrophic flood, mass evacuations ordered

HOUSTON, TEXAS, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 27, 2017) (U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE) – Tropical Storm Harvey was set to dump more rain on Houston on Monday (August 28), worsening flooding that has paralyzed the country’s fourth biggest city.
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21Aug/17

U.S. solar eclipse enters ‘totality’ over Oregon

DEPOE BAY, OREGON, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – After weeks of anticipation, the total eclipse making its way across the United States on Monday (August 21) arrived at the sleepy coastal town of Depoe Bay, Oregon, where onlookers could witness the sight of the moon’s shadow passing directly in front of the sun, blotting out all but the halo-like solar corona. Continue reading