Environmental

The Disappearing Aral Sea

Over one hundred ships are mysteriously abandoned in this desert in central Asia. You rub your eyes, but it's not an optical illusion; no...

Abandoned Nuclear Project: Marble Hill, Indiana

Thirty five miles northeast of Louisville, Kentucky on the Indiana side of the Ohio River, a 987-acre property with crumbling structures sits abandoned. The...

The Dome Home of Cape Romano, Florida

Five miles south of Marco Island near Naples, Florida, six igloo-shaped buildings appear to slowly march into the sea. The deteriorating domes of Cape...
Walter Hinick, AP

Casualties of Copper: The Berkeley Pit, Montana

Tales of gold rushes and silver booms are often recounted from a nostalgic perspective, driven by tall tales of adventures into the lawless Wild...

Hottest Inhabited Place on Earth: Dallol, Ethiopia

The Afar Region of Africa, named for the people who call it home, encompasses Djibouti, Eritrea, and the northeast corner of Ethiopia. A notable...

Texas City Disaster: Deadliest Industrial Accident in U.S. History

Across the bay from Galveston in Texas is Texas City, a busy port with convenient access to Houston and the Gulf of Mexico. In...