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Global Disasters/ Significant Events – May 28, 2013

Posted by feww on May 28, 2013

More than 500 people killed in Iraq amid mounting violence

At least 511 people have been killed and more than 1,350 wounded so far this month, making May the deadliest month in a year.

In April, more than 460 people were killed and about 1,300 others wounded.


6,000 evacuated as fast-moving wildfire rips through Santa Barbara County

A fast-moving brush fire continued to consume hillsides in Santa Barbara County, Calif., blackening more than 1,200 acres and threatening 50 structures.

The “White Fire” broke out Monday in Los Padres National Forest near the White Rock Camp Area in Red Rock Canyon, forcing the authorities evacuate 50 families from nearby homes, and about 6,000 campgoers from the Paradise Road area.

No injuries were reported, as of posting, and the fire was only 5 percent contained. The cause of the fire is being investigated.

Further south, a large blaze in San Diego County consumed about 1,000 acres, and was about 40 percent contained by late Monday.


1,019 Days Left 

Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.

  • SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,019 Days Left to ‘Worst Day’ in the brief Human  History
  • The countdown began on May 15, 2011 …


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How men laid waste the sky as well as the earth

Posted by feww on May 28, 2013

“Thank God men cannot as yet fly and lay waste the sky as well as the earth!” —Henry David Thoreau

Global Flight Paths

Global flight paths
Visualizations of flight paths crossing the globe. Source: Michael Markieta/ via BBC

  • More than 58,000 flight paths currently cross the globe.
  • Frankfurt International is the world’s busiest airport with 235 direct flight destinations
  • The busiest airports by continent are Atlanta, Beijing, Cairo, Frankfurt, Sao Paulo and Sydney. [Data from BBC]

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Red Alert at Copahue Volcano: Argentina and Chile Order Evacuation

Posted by feww on May 28, 2013

Chile and Argentina order evacuation of 3,000 people living near Copahue

Argentine and Chilean authorities have issued a red alert, fearing that the volcano could erupt imminently.

The mandatory evacuation order covers all residents living within a 25-km radius of Copahue.

The 2,965m tall volcano began spewing volcanic gasses Friday amid heightened seismic activity, with volcanic tremors occurring at an average rate of about 450 per hour.

Copahue volcano sits in the Biobio region of Chile, straddling the border with Argentina’s Neuquen province.

This photo released by the Government of Neuquen, Monday, May 27, 2013, shows a plume of ash and smoke rise from the Copahue volcano, as seen from Caviahue, in the Argentine province of Neuquen, Friday, May 24, 2013.  (AP Photo/Government of Neuquen, Tony Huglich)

[NOTE: The most probable outcome over the next 96 hours or so can be deduced from the photo.]

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