Tag: environmental disaster

Russia: Passengers or not, ‘disaster-threatening’ aircraft will be shot down

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019 19:35

The Russian defense ministry wants to confirm its authority to shoot down planes that violate the country’s airspace and threaten a major disaster or loss of life, including hijacked airliners. ... Read More

Scores of people trapped by sludge, 200 missing after Brazilian dam collapse

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 22:10

Brazilian firefighters are searching for over 200 people missing after a dam at an iron ore mine collapsed. Scores of people were trapped by the river of sludge released when ... Read More

Is the Caribbean prepared for a cruise ship environmental disaster?

editor editor- March 1, 2012 07:49

In the last six weeks, two cruise ships from the same company, Costa Cruises, have experienced very serious incidents which could have resulted in potentially disastrous damage to the marine ... Read More