Home > Lifestyle > EnviroHealth > Hazards and disasters Hazards and disasters All sections in Environmental Health » 21st Century Life » FAQs » Animals » Climate and pollution » Hazards and disasters » EnviroHealth News » Green Tips Eyes-in-the-sky spy on crimes against nature Satellite imaging coupled with beefed-up computing power and crowdsourced information has come of age as a vital tool for policing environmental destruction and war crimes. Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Blood Lions: Bred for the Bullet movie trailer The amazing mountains on Pluto MSF nurse tells of the horriffic devastation she saw as the first earthquake hit Nepal Anne Kluijtmans, an MSF nurse from Holland, was on holiday in Nepal when the earthquake struck on Saturday 25 April. Here she tells of the devastation she saw first hand. US sailors suing Japanese company over radiation American sailors who were 'blanketed' with radiation when they were carrying out a humanitarian mission at Fukushima in 2011 are suing a Japanese company for $1 billion. Fracking disrupts our hormones A new study shows that the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, aka fracking, can disrupt the body's reproductive hormones, causing infertility, cancer and birth defects. Don't get struck by lightning Lightning is an underrated natural hazard. Thunderstorms are frequent over large parts of the country, especially in summer, and death and injury from lightning not uncommon. Typhoon facts you should know A massive typhoon in the Philippines is thought to have killed over 10 000 people, making it one of the worst typhoons on record. Here are some interesting typhoon facts. “ Latest comment on Health24 Henry Van Der Vaartenburp says... Included should also be the myths of "organic" and how it's just a fabricated marketing term to get people to pay more for products that have no added benefit. Food myths you should stop believing ” Tornado victims: trapped under rubble Rescuers are still looking for dozens of missing schoolchildren in Oklahoma City. Just how long can someone survive under rubble after something like a severe tornado? In the path of a volcano Here's more about what you should do if you are in the vicinity of a volcano that is erupting. Can you outrun a veldfire? When do you fight fire, when do you hide from it - and when do you just run? load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Migraines – more than just a headache Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready The health benefits of donating blood Live healthier » Novel health supplement now available in SA stores Omega Caro-E, a locally developed and patented fish oil supplement is now available in South Africa. » Reduce bladder leakages by clenching Stirling Gravitas, gold medallist at life, explains how to beat those bladder leakages!