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News and information about extreme weather, animal mass die-offs and devastating geological phenomena around the world.

The US just witnessed its 12 wettest months in 125 years, and the floods keep coming

Flooding swamped parts of the Southeast over the weekend, with as much as a foot of rain falling in western North Carolina. At the same time, the...

Melbourne and Auckland ready to blow! Volcano alert in Australia and New Zealand as expert warns both megapoles could be hit by massive underground eruption sending torrent of lava through the streets

A LEADING expert has warned a deadly underground volcanic eruption could strike urban Australia at any moment causing torrents of lava to flow through the streets. The catastrophic...

The biggest animal disease outbreak of all time is going out-of-control right now!

A deadly pig virus, the “pig Ebola,” is spreading uncontrollably across huge swathes of the world in what’s become the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced.

Corrupted Brazil poisons world’s food industry

Brazil, one of the largest food producers around the world, has approved over 1,000 new pesticide products in recent years. In order to bolster agriculture and deregulate the environment,...

All these unprecedented fires in recent years bring focus on how all that smoke actually harm our wildfire firefighter warriors

When Timothy Ingalsbee thinks back on his days in the 1980s and '90s fighting wildfires in the Pacific Northwest, he remembers the adventure of jumping out of a helicopter into the wilderness,...

It’s biblical! Worst locust plague in 60 years invades Sardinia, Italy – More than 2,500 hectares of crops destroyed

Millions of locusts have invaded the Italian island of Sardinia, seriously affecting farmers' livestock and crop production in the worst insect invasion in more than 60 years. The biblical plague...

Plants are going extinct at a pace that has never been seen before!

Twice as many plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years than amphibians, mammals, and birds combined. The first comprehensive report of global plant extinctions suggest...

Newly discovered Pacific hydrothermal vent off Oregon shares key characteristics for studying how life might evolve on other ocean worlds

A newly discovered abnormal hydrothermal vent discovered 120 kilometers (75 miles) off the west coast of America could help researchers find life on oceanic worlds beyond our own.

Rare snowstorm in June covers Kashmir as severe heatwave hits northern India – 100 sheep killed by lightning

The upper reaches of Kashmir on Wednesday received rare snowfall and heavy rain leading to flooding in some areas even as plains of North India are reeling under an intense heat wave. 

India mega heatwave kills ‘dozens’ of people as temperatures hit 50C, melting roads

Dozens of people are reported to have died in a heatwave across India that has seen temperatures reaching more than 50°C (122°F). This has culminated with Delhi, a city of 26 million,...

2019 Gulf Of Mexico “Dead Zone” is the second biggest on record and the area’s largest in 30 years

Every spring, the Gulf of Mexico sees a major die-off of marine life where the Mississippi River meets the Atlantic Ocean. But this year, it’s different – bigger,...

Some Ohio farmers won’t plant crops at all

The constant rains this spring are leaving some Ohio farmers wondering whether they'll be able to plant any crops this year. Just one-third of Ohio's corn crop had...

First meat-eating plant in North America discovered in Canada around a pond dubbed ‘The Little Bog of Horror’

Even if plants are going extinct at rates faster than amphibians, mammals and birds combined, maybe you've noticed, but plants outnumber us! If they ever get a taste for eating animals, we...

Seals help scientists to solve the mystery of Antarctica’s giant holes

Sometimes, a giant hole suddenly opens up in Antarctica’s sea ice during wintertime but, until now, scientists didn’t know why. To try and explain this mysterious phenomenon, researchers...

Rare M4.0 earthquake hits near Cleveland, Ohio in Lake Erie – Almost 6,000 people report feeling the quake

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake hit near the Ohio coast in Lake Erie around 10:50 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2019. The tremors were felt as far away as Cranberry...

Scientists warn Russian Bolshaya Udina volcano could erupt at any time and cause destruction on scale of Pompeii

A slumbering titan in Russia's Far East could soon awaken. Scientists warn that a long-dormant volcano is showing new signs of activity, and an eruption could spell disaster...

Underwater magma chambers breathing, expanding and contracting due to TIDES trigger earthquakes

As the tides swoosh across the planet, the weight of the oceans on the seafloor changes. Seismologists were unsurprised these shifts would be associated with underwater earthquakes.

Alarming rise of lightning deaths in Odisha – 10 in last two days – 1,256 killed in 3 years – But nobody knows why…

Concerns are now being expressed over alarming rise in the number of lightning deaths in Odisha. In the past two days, at least ten persons have been...

Glacier National Park glaciers are actually growing – officials quietly remove its ‘Gone by 2020’ signs

Glaciers appear to be growing, not melting in recent years at Glacier National Park. Officials at Glacier National Park (GNP) have begun quietly removing and altering signs and government...

People eat or breathe more than 50,000 tiny plastic particles every year and the health impacts of ingesting microplastic are unknown!

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year. But health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing are still unknown. Just look at animals...

Rare haboob engulfs Lubbock, Texas – Giant wall of sand and zero visibility

On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at approximately 6 p.m., Lubbock, Texas, was hit by a wall of dust, also known as a haboob, that had been generated by...

Dangerous depths: German waters teeming with WWII munitions triggers spontaneous ignitions of amber-like phosphorous, fish deformations and human health threat

More than 50 million bombs, shells, detonators and cartridges from World War II are rusting away on the floor of the North and Baltic Seas or are washing up on beaches.

There are still 10 Chernobyl-style reactors operating in Russia – How do we know they are safe?

That reactor, a design called the RBMK-1000, was discovered to be fundamentally flawed after the Chernobyl accident. And yet there are still 10 of the same type of...

This radar image doesn’t show the next super storm in SoCal, it’s a huge swarm of ladybugs

A California ladybug swarm was so big it showed up on a radar as a 80-mile-long bloom. The San Diego branch of the National Weather Service tweeted that a large...

Radiation levels 6,000 times higher in giant clams than in open ocean near Runit Dome — a concrete-capped nuclear waste site known by locals as “The Tomb”

A few weeks ago, I was reporting that the Runit Dome had some cracks in the concrete from where the nuclear waste stored in it was most probably leaking into the open...

New report warns there’s a “high likelihood of human civilization coming to an end” over the next three decades

A new report has warned there's an existential risk to humanity from the climate crisis within the coming decades. And a "high likelihood of human civilization coming to...

The wildfires in Alberta, Canada are so huge that their smoke has reached Europe

There are currently 21 wildfires burning in Alberta. Seven of them are burning "out of control." Smoke billowing from the destructive fires - Chuckegg Creek Wildfire (692,000 acres) and...

First ever dinosaur herd discovered in Australia revealed in opal-encrusted bones and skeleton

In the Australian outback, paleontologists have identified a new species of iguanodontian dinosaur. While a new dinosaur is a weekly announcement somewhere in the world, this is the...

North Korea’s 2017 nuclear test that caused a M6.3 earthquake was 10 times larger than any of its previous tests

In September 2017, North Korea detonated a nuclear device beneath Mount Mantap. It was the country’s largest underground nuclear test and it literally lifted the mountain up about 3.5 meters (11.5...

11 of 11 coastal Antarctic stations show ZERO warming over past decades… But instead Antarctic COOLING

Over the past few years, climate alarmists have increasingly been resorting to weather-ambulance chasing, which has necessitated the trotting of the globe in the search of weather anomalies to behold as proof...

This map tells you if you’ll survive an Atomic Bomb

The current food and politic instabilility around the world sounds like a cocktail even Dr Strangelove would find too strong... So, if you’ve got Cold War 2 anxiety...

Largest eruption in years of Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico sends ash column 37,000 feet (11.3 km) a.s.l.

Mexico’s Popocatépetl continued its explosive uptick in style today, June 03, by firing an ash column to approximately 37,000 feet (11.3 km) a.s.l. This is the volcano’s largest...

Unseasonal and extreme hailstorm buries Puglia, southern Italy in 6 inches of ice

Snowploughs hit the streets of southern Puglia on Sunday in Italy's latest case of extreme weather. Parts of the province of Lecce were turned white by an unseasonal...

It’s the wettest planting season American farmers can remember – And the flood season isn’t coming close to an end with Colorado’s snowpack being 437% of normal

There has never been a spring planting season like this one. Rivers topped their banks. Levees were breached. Fields filled with water and mud. And it kept raining.

The world’s rivers are contaminated with dangerous levels of antibiotics – Some 300 times above safe limit

Hundreds of sites in rivers around the world from the Thames to the Tigris are awash with dangerously high levels of antibiotics, the largest global study on the subject has found.

Mysterious mass die-off of gray whales along the US West Coast declared an unusual mortality event – NOAA opens investigations

At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year. The number is so high the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration declared it...

Megafire grows to 568,000 acres in Alberta, Canada, shrouding in smoke Calgary, Edmonton and turning sunsets RED in the US

One week ago, I wrote an article about the Chuckegg Creek Fire in Northern Alberta near the town of High Level going out of control. At that time it had already burned...

Massive baseball-sized hail pounds Lake Winola, Pennsylvania

One of the most frightening sights from Tuesday's storms was hail the size of baseballs splashing into Lake Winola in Wyoming County. It was hard for Ian Roberts...

US flooding crisis: Two new levee breaches along the swollen Arkansas and Mississippi rivers prompt evacuations in Dardanelle, Arkansas, and Quincy, Missouri

Two new levee breaches along the swollen Arkansas and Mississippi rivers have prompted evacuations in Dardanelle, Arkansas, and Quincy, Missouri. A levee along the swollen Arkansas River breached...

This newly discovered tectonic boundary between East and West Antarctica affects how the world’s largest ice shelf melts

Researchers working on the ROSETTA-Ice Project have discovered an ancient rock formation underneath Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf, the world’s largest sheet of ice. Using the IcePod system, the team collected images...