Poem. By Nigel Gray. Poem about the causes and impact of the Irish Potato Famine. In this poem a victim of the potato famine discusses how the natural disaster and the elitist culture did to many citizens of Ireland. These peoples lost all of their possessions, left or were made to leave their homes, and contracted diseases that killed them and their children, causing loss of human life.
About half of Florida's 16,000 green turtle nests were destroyed by Hurricane Irma. In this article we learn that while there have been tremendous strides in saving turtles the frequency of natural disasters can counteract the efforts taken. If we lose these precious creatures our existence will be altered as well.
The Dust Bowl was a time of harsh dust storms in the central United States during the 1930s. In this informational text, Jessica McBirney discusses the causes of the Dust Bowl and how Americans were impacted by this period of dust storms. The Dust Bowl was caused by many things but it was the natural effects that eventually caused an area in the west to crumble. First because of over producing on fertile lands and not knowing accurate planting techniques man initiated the demise of this area. When this area experienced significant droughts the land failed to produce. The storms came in creating havoc on the people and their belongings. The drought caused people to starve lose their jobs and be made to flee.
Guatemala’s Volcán de Fuego — Spanish for fire volcano — came alive on Sunday, June 3, billowing gas, fire and ash more than 15,000 feet in the air. The volcano’s most violent eruption since 1974 caus