Tons of mud and earth hurtle down the mountainside. A phenomenon so powerful, it can transport huge blocks of stone.
A mudslide is the liquid form of a landslide. Over the past 10 years, mudslides have claimed over 50,000 lives. How can we explain these incredibly powerful phenomena and what are the scientific forces at work?
Cyclones are the most powerful natural disasters on Earth. Why are they becoming more common, widespread and powerful than ever before?More info
Each year, almost 50 volcanic eruptions shake the surface of the earth. Volcanoes have shaped the surface of the planet. and they have the potential to take us into a new geological era.More info
Almost every day, gigantic forest fires spark all over the planet. Tens of metres high, and spreading over distances that can exceed 500 kilometres. Wildfires threaten and destroy millions of people's lives.More info