#Natural Disasters

  • Article: Dozens Dead as Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Hong Kong, and China
    Environment

    Dozens Dead as Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Hong Kong, and China

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 17, 2018

    The storm is reportedly this year’s strongest. Read more

  • Article: Helicopter Rescues and Meteor Showers: The Best Environmental Photos of August
    Environment

    Helicopter Rescues and Meteor Showers: The Best Environmental Photos of August

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Aug. 27, 2018

    Floods in Kerala and wild fires in California displaced millions of people. Read more

  • Article: Villagers 'Living Between Life and Death' as Pakistan's Glaciers Melt
    Environment

    Villagers 'Living Between Life and Death' as Pakistan's Glaciers Melt

    Aug. 6, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It seems like we are under constant threat of a natural disaster," said villager Shakoor Baig. Read more

  • Article: Deadly Indonesia Earthquake Leaves 20,000 People Homeless
    Citizenship

    Deadly Indonesia Earthquake Leaves 20,000 People Homeless

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 6, 2018

    The island of Lombok is devastated. Read more

  • Article: Here's Why 100 TV Meteorologists Wore the Same Tie on the Summer Solstice
    Environment

    Here's Why 100 TV Meteorologists Wore the Same Tie on the Summer Solstice

    By Joanna Prisco|June 22, 2018

    If you're seeing stripes, there's a good reason. Read more

  • Article: 'This Is a Wake-Up Call': Cities Face Spikes in Extreme Heat and Floods by 2050
    Environment

    'This Is a Wake-Up Call': Cities Face Spikes in Extreme Heat and Floods by 2050

    June 20, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Action is needed now, according to one urban expert. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Will Destabilize the Planet Without More Funding, UN Expert Says
    Environment

    Climate Change Will Destabilize the Planet Without More Funding, UN Expert Says

    May 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We are talking in millions and billions of dollars when we should be speaking in trillions." Read more

  • Article: Kids in These Conflict Zones May Never Learn to Read and Write
    Education

    Kids in These Conflict Zones May Never Learn to Read and Write

    Jan. 31, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 75% of young people in Niger and 69% in Chad remain illiterate. Read more