NATURE

Floods in China and the heatwave in North America might be linked to jet streams.
Are Jet Streams Behind North America’s Intense Heatwave and Floods in China and Germany?
In recent weeks, certain areas in North America, Europe, and China have been subjected to severe weather. The Western United States and Canada were hit by an intense heatwave that damaged roads and rail infrastructure,...
Water shortages have triggered protests in Iran
Protests in Iran, Security Forces Fire at People, Acute Water Shortages Persist
Iranian protests, triggered by the country’s water crisis, have intensified in recent days, with thousands of people taking to the streets and raising their voices against the Islamist government. The protests began on July 15...
General view of the Bayer Chemical Plant on July 27, 2021 in Leverkusen, Germany. Chempark houses chemical giant Bayer, the company that founded the football team, by employees of the pharmaceutical firm.
German Chemical Plant Explosion Claims 2 Lives, 5 Still Missing and Presumed Dead, Dozens Injured
On Tuesday, July 27, an explosion at the Chempark industrial park, operated by Currenta and located in Leverkusen, Germany, tore through the complex. At least two employees were killed, and dozens of others were injured,...
Wildfires have burned through 1.5 million acres of land in the U.S. this year.
Massive Wildfires Ravage Oregon and California as Heatwave Envelops America
U.S. states of Oregon and California are battling some of the worst wildfires in their history that have, till now, scorched thousands of acres of land. In Oregon, the Bootleg Fire, which began on July...
Iran is currently suffering from one of its most severe droughts in decades.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Lashes Out Against U.S. Middle East Policy, Country Struggling with Power Outages and Drought
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Supreme Leader of Iran, has lashed out at the United States and its policies in the Middle East. Iran is facing one of its most relentless heatwaves in the past fifty years,...
Yakutia wildfires have already burned through 1.5 million hectares of land.
Yakutia in Serbia Melts Under Wildfires, Pollution Concerns Raise Citizens’ Frustrations
“Yakutia is a home of a lot of indigenous siberian people in Russia. It's the biggest region of Russia and it's on fire. the government doesn't do anything about it. The smoke is so high...
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Typhoon In-fa Slams Into Eastern China, Bringing Heavy Rain, Grounding All Flights and Complicating Rescue Efforts
Typhoon In-fa — the third typhoon of the 2021 Pacific typhoon season — is scouring China’s east coast, having arrived just south of Shanghai on Sunday, July 25. The hurricane has caused local authorities to...
Giant Goldfish Destabilize the Ecosystem, Requiring Them to Be Removed by the Thousands
Pet goldfish released into natural bodies of water are causing problems around the world. Their growing population has generated concern in Minnesota, Virginia and Washington states, Australia, Canada, and other areas, according to USA Today. ...
800 Tons of Dead Fish, Parched Crops and Threatened Livestock Have North Americans Scrambling for Solutions
Two recent environmental crises are challenging leaders in Florida and three provinces of Canada to find solutions, while new problems arise and the threat grows more serious. Water contamination brought hundreds of tons of dead...