Thilafushi--- man made trash island in the Maldives. photo by Alison Teal -The Other Side of the Postcard: Photos Highlight Massive Island of Plastic Trash in the Maldives-- that is not a cloud - that is smoke in background.
One of the worst environmental disaster. Exxon Valdez oil spill March 11 million gallons of crude oil spilled killing seabirds, 4000 sea otters, 250 bald eagles, and more then 20 whales, according to the conservation group WWF
Fukushima Radiation Exceeds Chernobyl Evacuation Levels Across Japan, they were very concerned about the population being exposed by the radiation. Even if you were far away you could be harmed with effect that would not take place until years.