We will review them briefly, to provide not only a classification of general value, but also an appreciation of the nature of the problem and the challenges that face us. Overt Disasters Overt disasters are environmental releases which leave no ambiguity about their sources and their potential harm. Examples are Seveso, Bhopal and Chernobyl. Seveso plays the role of prototype for chemical industrial disasters Homberger et al.
Belize Reef from Glover's Reef Atoll, glimpse of one of the richest marine environments in the Caribbean Smithsonian's Nature's Best Photography Exhibition not a live cam, but oh, so cute! Forensic Entomology definitions, life cycles, and more Insects at Enchanted Learning insect lore for the youngest child Live Monarch Raise your own online butterfly, or track monarch movement globally MicroAngela Electron microscope image gallery, including cells, insects, plankton, and more!
Evolution Becoming Human an interactive documentary that tells the story of our origins Evolution a journey into where we're from and where we're going Evolution by Berkeley's Understanding Evolution Team Evolution Game Start out as a small primate in the forests 50 million years ago.
As you move around the map trying to find food and avoid being eaten, the world changes. You will have to adapt!
Can you survive to the present day? Evolve or Perish Play your way through the last million years with this board game! Print this board and play Where did we all come from?
Detailed and simplified versions to view or print - I love this stuff! Gene Gateway Guides and tutorials to help students and other novice users get started with genes and genetic disorders Genetic Science Learning Center Basics and beyond, genetic disorders, stem cells, biotechniques and more Visible Earth searchable directory of images, visualizations, and animations of the earth Volcanoes Online Plate tectonics, database of volcanoes, games and more Windows to the Universe Space, history, geology and more Cold one picture says it all!
Cosmic Classroom See the world and our Universe in a different light EdHeads interactive virtual knee surgery, weather, simple machines, and the odd machine The Electronic Zoo tons of animal resources some links are outdated, but still full of great stuff!
Evolution evolutionary theory, illustrations, and activities for kids, written by a 7th grader! FEMA for Kids how to be prepared for disasters and prevent disaster damage, learn what causes disasters, play games, read stories, and become a Disaster Action Kid.Global disasters, both natural and man-made, affect health in many ways, as reviewed in this article in the Global Health series.
Primer on Natural Hazard Management in Integrated Regional Development Planning. Table of Contents.
Department of Regional Development and Environment Executive Secretariat for Economic and Social Affairs Organization of American States. Mar 11, · Natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods, typhoons, and hurricanes inflict serious damage and so seem to be bad for the economy.
How do natural disasters affect the economy? 11 Feb find that the firms that suffered more damage to their assets because of the devastating tsunami in Sri Lanka in .
Chapter 39 - Disasters, Natural and Technological DISASTERS AND MAJOR ACCIDENTS. Pier Alberto Bertazzi. Type and Frequency of Disasters. In , the 44th General Assembly of the United Nations launched the decade for the reduction of frequency and impact of natural disasters (Lancet ).
Tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, and volcanoes are natural disasters that destroy lives and property. In alone over million people’s were affected and the costs exceeded $ billion in damages. While this site typically does not provide coverage of natural disasters, occasionally, events are either of global significance, or involve a number of issues that result in some mention here.