Recounts the events of Hurricane Katrina and the devastation it caused in New Orleans, discusses the global efforts to help the victims, and describes the rebuilding efforts.
Describes how nuclear power developed, how it works, and the serious health and environmental problems that ensue when the process malfunctions.
Photographs, maps, time lines, and easy-to-follow text describe the events surrounding the 2010 British Petroleum/Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Describes the 1989 oil spill caused by damage to the Exxon Valdez ship off the coast of Alaska, detailing the events leading up to the spill, how it affected the wildlife and environment of Alaska, and the spill's longterm effect.
Describes the destructive eruption of the Krakatau volcanic island in 1883, detailing the events leading up to the eruption, the devastation it caused, and how the eruption changed the Krakatau environment.
On October 29, 2012, one of the largest, most powerful storms in recent history landed on the coast of New Jersey and proceeded to wreak havoc upon the East Coast of the United States. Readers will discover how Superstorm Sandy formed as a hurricane in...