Natural Disasters
Thursday 19 October, 2017

Soon, floating n-plants that survive tsunami, quakes

In case of a tsunami or earthquake, the imminent danger to a nuclear plant is cooling failure inside the reactor. What if a floating platform can take such nuclear plant deep at seafloor  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Five killed in 8.2 magnitude quake in Chile

Five people have been killed in a massive earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter Scale that hit off Chile’s northern coast Tuesday and triggered tsunami waves  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 6th, 2012

Smaller volcanoes could cool Earth’s surface

Aerosols from relatively small volcanic eruptions can be boosted into the high atmosphere by weather systems such as monsoons, where they can affect global temperatures  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Catastrophic “merging tsunami” doubled Japan devastation

The catastrophic tsunami, which hit the Japan shores in March 2011, was a long- hypothesized ‘merging tsunami’  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 1st, 2011

How animals predict impending earthquake

Chemical changes in groundwater that occur when an earthquake is about to strike could be the cause behind the bizarre behaviour of animals during such calamities  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Japan may ban rice from near n-plant

The Japanese government Thursday said it was considering banning shipments of rice from an area near the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant after samples showed radioactive contamination  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 7th, 2011

Earthquakes take more lives than other natural disasters

A new study has revealed that earthquakes have a bigger impact on health than other natural disasters such as floods and hurricanes  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Japanese tsunami mapped in detail for the first time

Researchers surveyed 2000 kilometers of Japanese coastline, including over 5300 locations  More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 29th, 2011

Hurricane Irene kills 18, impacts millions in US

As Hurricane Irene petered out leaving 18 dead across seven states and impacting millions with strong  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Forecast of eruption at undersea volcano comes true

A team of scientists has discovered a new eruption of Axial Seamount, an undersea volcano situated off the Oregon coast  More...