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Russian emergency services have collected more than 700 tons of dirty water and fuel and decontaminated an area of 14,600 square meters in clean-up efforts after a major diesel spillage at an Arctic power plant.
Seismic activity near Yellowstone National Park spiked over the weekend, with the US Geological Survey reporting a swarm of eleven earthquakes on Friday alone, the strongest of which measured a magnitude of 3.1.
The colossal space rock that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago collided with Earth at the perfect angle for death and destruction, shrouding the planet in a catastrophic “nuclear winter,” a new study has found.
US sanctions make it “impossible” for regular Iranians to have access to essential drugs during the Covid-19 pandemic, the republic’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said.
Media are comparing US President Donald Trump’s (mis)handling of the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic to high-profile historical disasters, from the Chernobyl nuclear accident to Hurricane Katrina…and even the fall of Rome.
Scientists are warning that the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador is showing early signs of impending catastrophic collapse, after satellite data showed substantial internal damage from ongoing magma activity.
Ghana has become one of the world's largest dumping grounds for electronic waste, creating a deadly industry that has put thousands at risk. RT's Ruptly video agency talked to people living in the epicenter of the catastrophe.
An immense water tower serving over a dozen villages in India catastrophically gave way, instantly crumbling to pieces and releasing thousands of gallons of H2O. Those hoping for rain may have gotten more than they bargained for.
Lloyd’s of London, one of the world’s largest insurance markets, warned that volcanic eruptions could bury 15 major cities in lava and ash in the coming two centuries. As always though, there’s money to be made in catastrophe.