The hazes in Southeast Asia have become an increasingly frequent occurrence and can spread across many countries, causing serious health and safety concerns. It can be hazardous to even go outside, so often cities will shut down, adding economic costs to the list of consequences.

The hazes in Southeast Asia have become an increasingly frequent occurrence and can spread across many countries, causing serious health and safety concerns. It can be hazardous to even go outside, so often cities will shut down, adding economic costs to the list of consequences.

NASA has published these two images of the Aral Sea, which used to be the fourth biggest lake in the world before the Soviet Union plugged into the rivers that fed it to irrigate massive agricultural areas. The photo on the right was taken in 2000. On the left you can see its current state.

NASA has published these two images of the Aral Sea, which used to be the fourth biggest lake in the world before the Soviet Union plugged into the rivers that fed it to irrigate massive agricultural areas. The photo on the right was taken in 2000. On the left you can see its current state.

Take a walk along bridge specially reserved for animals, Environment News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Take a walk along bridge specially reserved for animals, Environment News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Short Gif Animation of earth.Vitaliy Egorov put together a series of images taken from Sep. 20–21 to create the animation above, which shows the Earth in motion.

Short Gif Animation of earth.Vitaliy Egorov put together a series of images taken from Sep. 20–21 to create the animation above, which shows the Earth in motion.

October 16, 2009 image of Antarctic sea ice captured by the Operation IceBridge airborne campaign.

October 16, 2009 image of Antarctic sea ice captured by the Operation IceBridge airborne campaign.

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