Category: Impacts

Unforeseen Consequences: Earthquake Disrupts Sealed Drainage Pits, Heightening Risk of Flooding

Earthquakes are natural disasters that can cause significant damage to infrastructure and communities. While most focus is on the immediate effects of an earthquake, such as building collapse, fires, and injuries, there are often secondary effects that can be just as devastating. One such effect that is often overlooked is the impact that earthquakes can

The Formation of Continents and Their Impact on Earth’s Evolution

The continents are the large land masses that make up the Earth’s surface. They are not static, but have moved and shifted over millions of years. Studying the origin of the continents is an important area of Earth science because it helps us understand how our planet has evolved over time. In this article, we