Philippine Floods

Photo | 8 August, 2012

Residents of Malanday town in Marikina City evacuate their homes as the national government raised the alert to critical most specially to low-lying areas in Manila. Though no storm warnings were issued unusual rainfall, even surpassing that of Typhoon Ketsana in 2009, left more than 800,000 of people stranded, homeless, and without power.

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Pirates of the Mediterranean

E-card | 20 April, 2010 at 12:01

The bluefin tuna fishery in the Mediterranean is on the verge of collapse. These three ministers were supposed to safeguard its future. Instead, they've let the fishing industry plunder an irreplaceable treasure. If they don't close the...

Graph showing the mean annual mass balance

Image | 5 February, 2010 at 0:00

Graph showing the mean annual mass balance of a set of reference glaciers from 1980 to 2008. Red indicates a year where glaciers retreated, blue a year they advanced.

Canada's tar sands

Image | 14 May, 2009 at 0:00

Canada's tar sands, located in the province of Alberta, are an oil reserve the size of England

EPR : The European Pressurised Reactor

Image | 10 December, 2008 at 0:00

EPR : The European Pressurised Reactor

How electricity is made.

Image | 27 November, 2008 at 0:00

How electricity is made.

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