There are the good wildfires, and there are the bad. Unfortunately, the latter often overwhelm the beneficial ones. We’ll go on with stories from San Diego in a minute—it’s a … [Read full article]
That’s the claim, anyway, and most certainly, the images are astoundingly clear and detailed, if a bit oddly hued. The image, released by the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) … [Read full article]
The tropical tourist paradise of Thailand is currently suffering through enormously costly floods, resulting from a “weak” La Niña monsoon season. Following September’s extremely heavy rains — five feet of rain for the month — the monsoon season continues virtually unabated into this month, where it also coincided, last weekend, with the highest tides of the month. It is estimated that 10 % of the nation’s rice crop has been destroyed, so far, costing nearly 4 billion USD, and growing. This will have certain impact on global food prices (driving them higher) and on food security for tens of millions of people.
NASA recently released a time-lapse video of the BP oil spill using excellent satellite images. View it below. Been wanting to see a time-lapse video of the burning Deepwater Horizon … [Read full article]