Attack of men on the world of human
Not nature, but man is responsible for the catastrophes that put nature in jeopardy. When nature gets frustrated with the non-caring attitude of the humans, it puts out all its anger and we give it the name of natural disasters but it is actually man-made disasters. However, these are the indirect contribution of us creating the disasters, there are also direct contributions of men to put the world towards destruction and these man-made disasters were ghastly. Today, I am going to tell you about 8 man-made disasters that happened and shook the whole world.
Here Are The Biggest Man-made Disasters Happened That Shook The Whole World:
1. Bhopal Gas Tragedy
How can one forget the nerve chilling accident happened in Bhopal that killed 15,000 people with the addition of 20,000 people after effect of the tragedy. The Union Carbide pesticide plant began to leak poisonous Methyl Isocyanate gas into the atmosphere on December 2, 1984.
2. Kuwait Oil Fire
In 1991, Saddam Hussain ordered to blow up the oil wells in Kuwait. At least 600 wells were ablaze in a row that burned for over seven months. The never-ending fire caused an irreparable environmental damage.
3. London’s Killer Fog
The year 1952 was a tragic time for London. Due to the rapid increase in industrialization, pollution took turned downright savage. Winter became too cold to tolerate and to fight with winter, people burned excessive coal and the smoke of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and soot tuned into a thicket of the black cloud that killed at least 12,000 people in London.
4. Nuclear Power Plant Explosion In Russia
A nuclear power plant in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic had a major collapse on April 26, 1986, and it became the reason for the atmospheric release of radioactive materials. These radioactive materials were hundred times more radioactive than Hiroshima. This accident turned locality into a debris and also a sudden rise of cancer and other health issues started appearing in the population.
5. Dioxin Pollution
This man-made disaster took place in Meda, Italy on July 10th. A reactor in the ICMESA chemical company burst which resulted in a noxious cloud of dioxin (the most harmful chemical) which affected many children with skin disease Chloracne.
6. Love Canal
The ghastly man-made disaster happened in Love Canal, located near the Niagra falls in the year 1940. A strange smell and a seepage leaking into the yards have been spotted that resulted in some unknown diseases. The investigation took place and it was found that there was over 21,000 tons of toxic industrial waste buried below the surface of the town by a local company.
7. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
On March 24, 1989, the notable American Oil Tanker Exxon Valdez rammed into The Bligh Reef and approximately, 11 million gallons of oil spilled across 500 miles that seriously harmed the coastline. A quarter million birds and innumerable wildlife had been killed due to the man-made disaster.
8. Aral Sea Destruction
The Soviet Union diverted the waters from rivers to meet the demands of irrigation projects in the year 1970. The Aral sea which was considered as the fourth largest lakes of all time, abruptly shrunk by 90 percent. It made salt and sandstorms to kill flora and fauna and the detrimental consequences got to see for hundreds of miles across.
These are a few man-made disasters took place that completely shook the whole world. The times when these disasters happened were the darkest times for the human world and the world of flora & fauna.