Posts Tagged ‘Disasters’

An amazing infographic explains what we’d have done with the 205 million gallons of oil if the Gulf Oil Spill hadn’t happened [Video]

27 Apr
Last year's Gulf Oil Spill released 205 million gallons of oil — such a huge amount, it's hard to get your mind around. To help conceptualize it, Chris Harmon created this amazing animated infographic. More »

2010 will be remembered as the year the Arctic Ocean became a trade route [Environment]

02 Sep
In the 1980s, the Soviet Union built nuclear-powered ice-breakers, hoping to open a shipping route through the Arctic. They needn't have bothered — there's no ice left now in the summer, opening the fabled Northeast Passage to shipping. More »