Japan Quake & Tsunami Timeline

Video Report: Timeline of Japanese quake and tsunami March 12, 2011A massive deadly earthquake impacted Japan Friday which then triggered a devastating tsunami. Here is a look at the timeline of events.

Mystery Over Of Dead Anchovies

Californian fishermen and harbor chiefs were puzzled after millions of dead anchovies were found floating in a marina just south of Los Angeles on Tuesday. Experts said the fish, found at a harbor in Redondo Beach, may have died from

Torrential Rain Floods Queensland

Video Report: Australia’s cyclone-ravaged state of Queensland was hit by torrential rain and flooding again this week. A forty-two year old woman died when she was swept from her car by raging floodwaters.

Kilauea Eruption Spectacular Video

Video Report: Scientists say the Pu’u O’o crater floor collapsed and an eruption occurred along the middle of Kilauea Volcano’s east rift zone on Saturday. Lava erupted up to 65 feet high. Freelance videographer Mick Kalber shot this amazing aerial

Parts Of Christchurch Abandoned

New Zealand’s prime minister says parts of Christchurch were so badly damaged in last month’s deadly earthquake that areas of the city will have to be abandoned. John Key says 10,000 homes face demolition after the 6.3-magnitude tremor which is

290 Wildfires Scorch Texas

COLLEGE STATION (March 7, 2011)—Extreme fire weather conditions are possible Tuesday in most of the western half of Texas, especially south of Interstate 40 and west of Interstate 35 from San Antonio to Del Rio, the Texas Forest Service said

Singapore Opens Renewables Plant

Finnish firm Neste Oil opened the world’s biggest renewable diesel plant in Singapore on Tuesday, taking advantage of massive palm oil production in nearby Malaysia and Indonesia. Clean diesel produced from the 550 million-euro ($769 million) plant using feedstocks such

Germany Sticks With Biofuels

The German government said after crisis talks on Tuesday it was sticking with a newly introduced petrol with a 10-percent biofuel content despite major problems since its introduction last month. “We need to reduce our dependency on oil,” Environment Minister

Security Cam Catches Tornado

Video Report: The owner of Meche’s Family Drug Store in Rayne, sent us this video from his security cameras. An EF2 tornado ripped through town on Saturday, killing a young mother and injuring 12 more.

Toxic Waste Dumped In Ghana

There is more to the story on the disposal of toxic waste from Nigeria at Essipong, near Sekondi, than meets the eye. According to the state-run Daily Graphic, a ship, named Spirit River, en route from Nigeria to Trinidad, carrying

Kilauea Erupts As Crater Collapses

US geologists are monitoring one of the world’s most active volcanoes, located in Hawaii, after a crater collapse sent lava spewing 24 metres into the air. A fountain of fire was reported at Kilauea, on the Big Island of Hawaii,

Protestors Murdered In Paradise

For tourists the Philippine island of Palawan seems like paradise, but for environment activists it feels more akin to a battlefield. Murders and threats on what is promoted as the Southeast Asian nation’s last ecological frontier are emblematic of a

2 Ft. Of Snow Hits New England

MONTPELIER, Vt. – A fierce winter storm was blanketing northern New England and upstate New York with up to 30 inches of snow Monday, while western Connecticut was deluged with so much rain that parts of homes and cars floated

6.6 Quake Hits Solomons No Tsunami

HONIARA (AFP) – A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit off the Solomon Islands on Monday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but no destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was expected. The USGS said the quake occurred at 0009 GMT, about 133 kilometres (83

Bacterial Bloom Shuts Bali Beach

Denpasar. Authorities in Bali have advised against swimming off Kuta Beach, one of the resort island’s most popular tourist sites, due to a reported bacterial bloom in the water. The government-run Ngurah Rai Fish Quarantine Laboratory announced on Thursday that

Christchurch A New Living Hell

Tears flowing down his cheeks, burly Canterbury mechanic Keith Mackie was trying to explain that life’s basic necessities have been forgotten. He was among 300 people at a community meeting in eastern Christchurch yesterday.