Daily Archives: June 28, 2011

Tons of radioactive water leaking from crippled Japanese nuclear power plant

June 28, 2011 – JAPAN – Tons of radioactive water were discovered on Tuesday to have leaked into the ground from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant, the latest in a series of leaks at the plant damaged in a March earthquake … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Environmental Threat | 5 Comments

Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier melting from below twice as fast as perviously thought

June 28, 2011 – ANTARCTICA – Stronger ocean currents beneath West Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier Ice Shelf are eroding the ice from below, speeding the melting of the glacier as a whole, according to a new study in Nature Geoscience. … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Volcano Watch | 15 Comments

Mysterious fires baffle firefighters in South Africa

June 28, 2011 – Pietermaritzburg, South Africa – Mysterious fires that apparently ignite spontaneously have over the past two weeks destroyed the homes and belongings of a family in Hopewell near Thornville. The freakish fires have burned through the Mthembu family’s main … Continue reading

Posted in Unsolved Mystery | 8 Comments

Sinkhole takes huge chunk out of busy Canadian highway

June 28, 2011 – ONTARIO – A section of Highway 148 near Luskville, Ont., is now a canyon 18 meters deep, a victim of Friday’s heavy rains. Remarkably, the family living next to the giant gap owns a construction company … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Extreme Weather Event, Lithosphere collapse & fisssure | 11 Comments