Crisis
A crisis (from the Greek κρίσις - krisis; plural: "crises"; adjectival form: "critical") is any event that is, or is expected to lead to, an unstable and dangerous situation affecting an individual, g...
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Health Conditions Worsen As Aid Trickles Into Remote Hait
In this most western tip of Haiti, 300 patients with festering wounds lay silently on beds
Hurricane Matthew: Hundreds Dead In Haiti Storm Disaster
The death toll in Haiti from Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade, soars past 300 as Florida braces for landfall.
For The First Time, Bees Declared Endangered In The U.S.
Seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee, decimated by invasive species and habitat loss, are now federally protected.
African Elephant Population Declines By 30 Percent
A census of African savanna elephants in 15 countries between 2007 and 2014 found the population decreased by 144,000 animals.
Lightning Strike Kills More Than 300 Reindeer In Norway
STOCKHOLM (AP) — More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway. The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie
Artist envisions apocalyptic world after natural disasters
Russian visual artist Evgeny Kazantsev doesn't have a crystal ball, but he predicted the future of the planet with illustrations that could be considered completely surreal, if it wasn’t for the natur...
Lung Cancer Most Common Cancer In China: Air Pollution Taking Its Toll With Estimates Of 7,500 Deaths Per Day
How do we understand China, home to one-fifth of the world’s population, a nation in which conditions and complexities remain half-hidden from our Western gaze? A new report illuminates one aspect of ...
Russian HIV Cases Reach Record High Of More Than A Million
More than a million Russians are now HIV-positive, as rates of infection in the country reach an all-time high. Vadim Pokrovsky, the head of the Russian state Aids centre and an outspoken critic of th...
Hong Kong's Dolphins At Risk Of Disappearing
As Hong Kong seeks to expand its international airport and with a major new bridge project under way, campaigners warn that the dwindling number of much-loved pink dolphins in surrounding waters may d...
Puget Sound Orcas Welcome Sixth Baby Born To Endangered Pods This Year
Conservationists are thrilled. The newborn orca is the sixth baby born to Puget Sound’s three pods since last December, boosting their numbers to 82. Michael Harris, the executive director of the Paci...
Patricia, Strongest Hurricane In History, Nears Mexico Landfall
Over the past day or so, a phenomenal episode of strengthening has pushed Hurricane Patricia into the record books. Now, as the strongest hurricane ever measured—with 200 mph sustained winds—Patricia ...
Could ‘The Day After Tomorrow’ Happen?
A researcher from the University of Southampton has produced a scientific study of the climate scenario featured in the disaster movie ‘The Day After Tomorrow’. In the 2004 film, climate warming cause...
French Riviera Floods Leave 16 Dead And Trail Of Destruction
Local residents describe apocalyptic scenes as violent storms spark flash floods, submerging homes, overturning cars and knocking out electricity. A family of three were reportedly among 16 people kil...
Scientists Find Evidence Of An 800 Foot MEGATSUNAMI Caused By A Collapsing Volcano
Scientists working off west Africa in the Cape Verde Islands (pictured) have found evidence of a megatsunami that dwarfs anything humans have ever seen. They say the sudden collapse of a volcano aroun...
Hundreds Feared Dead After Landslide In Guatemala
Heavy rains have caused a landslide on the outskirts of Guatemala's capital, Guatemala City, killing at least 26 people and injuring 36 more. A hillside about 300ft high collapsed on the residential n...
Unemployment
Unemployment occurs when people are without work and actively seeking work. The unemployment rate is a measure of the prevalence of unemployment and it is calculated as a percentage by dividing the nu...
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Underemployment
Underemployment refers to an employment situation that is insufficient in some important way for the worker, relative to a standard. Examples include holding a part-time job despite desiring full-time...
Environmental disasters
An environmental disaster is a disaster to the natural environment due to human activity, which distinguishes it from the concept of a natural disaster. It is also distinct from intentional acts of wa...
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Natural disaster
A natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include floods, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, and other geologic processes. A natural d...
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Endangered species
An Endangered (EN) species is a species which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List as likely to become extinct. "Endangered" is the second mo...
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International crisis
The term international crisis is widespread term without a single common definition. To some, it involves "a sequence of interactions between the governments of two or more sovereign states in sever...
Crisis management
Crisis management is the process by which an organization deals with a major event that threatens to harm the organization, its stakeholders, or the general public. The study of crisis management ori...
Crisis (dynamical systems)
In applied mathematics, in the theory of dynamical systems, a crisis is the sudden appearance or disappearance of a strange attractor as the parameters of a dynamical system are varied. This global bi...
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The Elephant Sanctuary (Hohenwald)
The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee in Hohenwald, Tennessee is a non-profit organization licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA). Found...
List of tropical cyclones
This is a list of tropical cyclones, subdivided by basin. See the list of tropical cyclone records for individual records set by individual tropical cyclones.
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Bay Checkerspot
The Bay Checkerspot, Euphydryas editha bayensis, is a butterfly endemic to the San Francisco Bay region of the U.S. state of California. It is a federally threatened species, as a subspecies of Euph...
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Health Conditions Worsen As Aid Trickles Into Remote Hait
In this most western tip of Haiti, 300 patients with festering wounds lay silently on beds
Black-browed Albatross
The black-browed albatross (Thalassarche melanophrys), also known as the black-browed mollymawk, is a large seabird of the albatross family Diomedeidae; it is the most widespread and common member of ...
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For The First Time, Bees Declared Endangered In The U.S.
Seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee, decimated by invasive species and habitat loss, are now federally protected.