NOAA’s GOES-13 satellite captured this visible image of the massive Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 28 at 1302 UTC (9:02 a.m. EDT). Photo from NASA GOES Project
PARIS, France (Sep. 1, 2015) — Climate change will boost the odds up to 14-fold for extremely rare, hard-to-predict tropical cyclones for parts of Australia, the United States, and Dubai by 2100, researchers said on Monday, August 31.
Continue reading Climate ups odds of ‘grey swan’ superstorms Image by Rappler.com
MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 31, 2015) — The Philippines is in danger of experiencing water scarcity in 25 years, according to a new study.
Continue reading Philippines faces ‘high’ level of water shortage in 2040 – study Forensic experts investigate a truck in which refugees were found dead as it stands on freeway autobahn A4 between Parndorf and Neusiedl, Austria, 27 August 2015. Photo by Roland Schlager/EPA
RöSZKE, Hungary (Aug. 31, 2015) — Calls multiplied Sunday, August 30, for Europe finally to get to grips with its ever-deadlier migrant crisis after Austria’s horrific truck tragedy.
Continue reading Calls for action on migrant crisis after Austrian tragedy View before the arrival of Tropical Storm Erika in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 28 August 2015. Photo by Orlando Barria/ EPA
HAVANA, Cuba (Aug. 30, 2015) — Tropical storm Erika broke up as it raked across Cuba on Saturday, August 30, drenching the drought-parched island in heavy rain after killing at least 20 people on the Caribbean island of Dominica.
Continue reading Tropical storm Erika drenches parched Cuba HOME. SOS Children’s Villages Philippines provides home for the orphaned, abandoned, neglected, and abused children. Photos by Pamela Oñate-Cruz
MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 30, 2015) — The number of children without and at risk of losing parental care are increasing across the Philippines.
Continue reading More children in PH at risk of losing parental care