Environmental Science

  • The Panama Canal

    Connects the Alantic and Pacific Oceans.
  • The Great Smog of 52

    Serve air pollution event affected London
  • Castle Bravo

    Castle Bravo is the code name for the first U.S test of a dry fuel hydrogen bomb. Most powerful nuclear device.
  • Minamata Disease

    Really bad mercury. Numbness in the hands and feets. Muscle weakness, hearing and speech problems.
  • Silent Spring

    Inspired widespread public concerns with pesticiles and the pollutions of the environment. Mainly focuses on bireds.
  • The Palomares Incident

    B-52G bomber of the USAF strategic air command collided with a tanken. It also killed seven people.
  • Tragedy of the Commons

    Resource by individuals. Acting indepenednt and eationally according to each others.
  • 1st Earth Day

    Environmental Science protection. John McConell
  • Environmental Protection Agency

    Human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations. Richard Nixon.
  • Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone

    Oceans, Large lakes. Excessive nutrient pollution.
  • Fukushima Daiichi

    Nuclear power plant one of the largest (top 15) nuclear power stations in the world. First nuclear pant to be designed, contructed and run in the conjunction with general electric.
  • Door to Hell

    Natural gas for which has been burning since 1971. In the middle of the Karatum Desert.
  • The Seveso Disaster

    It's a chemical manufactoring plant.
  • Amoco Cadiz

    Very large crude carrier under the Liberian flag, owned by the Amoco. In Brittany, France.
  • The three mile island nuclear explosion

    This is the worst accident U.S commercial nuclear power plant history. Released small amounts of radioactive gases and iodine. It was a nuclear meltdown.
  • The love canal

    Located in Niagara Falls, New York. Two rivers combined.
  • The Bhopal Disaster

    500,000 people were exposed gas and chemicals. Worlds worst industrial disaster.
  • The Chernobyl Nuclear Explosion

    Nuclear accident USS12 and Europe
  • Pacific Gyre Garbage Patch

    Lots of plastics, chemical sludges and other trash items have been trapped in the North Pacific Ocean.
  • The shrinking of the aral sea

    Four largest lakes.
  • The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    Happened on Long beach, Califorina. 260,000-750,000 barrels of crude oil. Largest ever in the U.S water until 2010.
  • The Kuwait Oil Fires

    Caused by Iraqi military forces setting fire to more than 600 oil wells. Fire went on for almost a year.
  • Baia Mare Cyanide Spill

    Gold Minning
  • The Al-mishraq Fire

    Sulfur dioxide, burned for almost a month. 21,000. Most people were taken to the hospital.
  • E-waste in Guiyu, China

    Electronic waste. 60,000 workers in Guiyu.
  • Jilln Chemical Plant Explosions

    Over an hour it killed six, injured dozens and the others got evacuated. It was a toxis slick in the Songhua river.
  • Sidoarjo Mud Flow

    Erupting mud volcano. It leaks 180,000m mud per day.
  • An inconvenient truth

    Educate the teachers about global citizens.
  • TVA Kingston Fossil Plant Coal Fly Ash Slurry Spill

    1.1 Billion U.S gallons of coal fly ash slurry was released. Covered up to 300 arcs of the land.
  • The three gorges dam

    Dam that spans the Yangtze River in China. Worlds largest power Station.
  • Deep water horizon BP oil spill

    Gulf of Mexico. 1.84 million gallons of oil.