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 KingDavid Maake says... Drive through junk will make you obese with lightning speed. eat well....exercise...don't over-eat, don't eat late in the night...stop the culture of eating and sleeping... SA has a big fat problem - academic ” 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 Is your baby dehydrated? How to tell. Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Too Tired? » 20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day Why you're exhausted Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step! Kick the habit » Cancer doesn't make smokers to quit Non-smokers don't use e-cigs Hookah contains benzene How South Africans quit smoking We asked ex-smokers to share their secrets to successfully quitting smoking. Find out how they managed to kick the habit.