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 » Shark feeding frenzy caught on camera The recycling headache list 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. SA's most lethal mushroom This innocent-looking mushroom is the notorious Death Cap, responsible for 90% of all lethal fungi poisonings. “ Latest comment on Health24 Grant Wisby says... The ANC needs to install more showers in the "free" houses they give out. Doesn't everyone know by now that taking a shower cures aids. Apparently it's true. Well it must be if... What South Africa's youth are dying from ” 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 Soothe your family’s coughs and colds Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Up for grabs » Win with NuSeed Win with MySmartkid Win a Canderel hamper Win a LED 3D smart TV Stand a chance of winning a Samsung UA55H8000 Smart 55 inch Curved LED TV valued at R20 000 from Save Hyper! Medical marijuana » 'I used cannabis oil to cure my cancer' Could your doctor could be high? Dagga in medicine? Medicinal dagga: the dangers can't be ignored There is not sufficient evidence to support the potential medicinal benefit from cannabis use cautions an academic from Stellenbosch University.