Articles (Disaster)

(Earth Sciences)

Wildfires are enormous fires that occur in forests and areas with plant cover, and are very difficult to control.

Climate Migration: A Life-Threatening Danger
(Earth Sciences)

Now, an additional reason for migration has emerged: climate change. The problem is that the nature of this disaster has not yet been identified, whether it is a natural phenomenon or a human-made one.

Tonga Volcano Records Highest Plume Ever
(Earth Sciences)

Hunga Tonga is one of a million submarine volcanoes that erupt violently once a millennium; do the emitted gases impact the Earth's climate?

A Make-or-Break Year for Climate Action
(Earth Sciences)

Humans are taking Earth for granted to face the biggest environmental challenge our species has ever encountered; that is global warming.

A Busy Agenda for Mars!
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

We see our Red neighbor glowing in the sky, hoping it would be our safe refuge; this is how decision makers racing to study Mars think.

Interstellar: A Journey into Knowledge
(Science in Arts and Culture)

Although Interstellar is a science-fiction movie, it does not depart from reality entirely; it introduces people to Theoretical Physics.

The Lost Architecture of Ancient Alexandria
(Science in Arts and Culture)

In April, the world watched sadly as Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris burnt for hours. Like millions of people, I felt saddened but also thought of Egypt's lost architectural heritage.

Climate Change and Egypt's Battle
(Earth Sciences)

All countries of the world are concerned with the issue of climate change because all countries will suffer its negative impact.

The Rite of Spring
(Science in Arts and Culture)

Fantasia has held a special place in my heart. I remember watching it as a little kid, and still vividly recall its segments.

The Elements Wrath: Volcanic Eruptions
(Earth Sciences)

One of the most famous volcanic eruptions in history is that of Mount Vesuvius in the year 79. 

The Elements Wrath: Hurricanes
(Earth Sciences)

We have all seen the iconic image of a hurricane from space, a huge swirl of clouds around a small opening.

The Elements Wrath: Droughts and Floods
(Earth Sciences)

Water disasters do not only occur when there is too much rain; they can also occur when there is not enough of it.

Drought Attack
(Earth Sciences)

Water, the source of life, has come under pressure in recent years; many predict that future wars will be fought to gain control over water supplies. 

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