Oil--Trish Madison--I believe it was taken in Kuwait. When SadamHussain realized he couldn't have Kuwait he set fires to over 600 Kuwaiti oil wells. It took over 7 months to put out the fires and was one of the largest environmental tragedies according to TIME
Lakagigar seen from Laki • The worst disaster in the history of Iceland started June 8th 1783. It was the largest lava eruption anywhere in the world in historical times. During the 8 months eruption, an enormous lava flow (more than 10 cubic km), extensive ashfalls and sulphuric gases releases killed thousands. But the worst cathastrophe was fluorine gases that poisoned and almost wiped out Iceland's entire livestock and led to a famine that killed 20% of the Island's population.
photos during and after japanese tsunami
This is the picture that struck me the most in the after math of Joplin's tornado. I just can't get over how wood can pierce through cement b/c the force on the tornado is so powerful.
Japan -- this part of Mother Nature scares the shit outta me. Not gonna lie.
SOUP: Bird's Nest. Ingredients: discarded fishing lines that have formed nest-like balls due to tidal and oceanic movement. Additives: other debris collected in its path.