An animation of six months of 2010 New Zealand earthquake data. Blue circles represent seismic activity recordings. Each event leaves behind a small red dot to show the overall pattern. The animation ends a few days after the 7.1 quake that hit Christchurch on September 4.
This infographic was done after the earthquake in Haiti to explain how earthquakes happen and why they occur more often in some places than others.via npd.snd.org
This is a satellite picture of the devastating path of the Indus that has rendered 4 million homeless and affected 20 million. This NY Times imagery gives a bird’s eye view of the extent of the calamity. Putting the pieces of this devastation back would be a herculean task for any government. Especially a government that is seen to be ineffective and living at the mercy of Kayani and his cahoots in the Army. The Taliban have added to the woes of the people by proclaiming a war against foreign aid workers and ministers in the government.via southasianidea.wordpress.com
Tornados form when two large air masses of varying temperature and humidity collide, with warm air in the lower layers and cold air in the upper layers.via en.rian.ru
An infographic detailing the benefits of eating locally on the environment, in a community, and on a personal level.via www.flickr.com
Natural disasters can often be the biggest threat to a country's infrastructure as recent earthquakes around the world have shown. However over the weekend, several southern states in the US where struck by violent storms and tornadoes that have devastated the region and killed up to 12 people.