Flooding phenomena continue to strike many areas in Greece, causing serious problems in populated areas and farming land as existing levees can no longer restrain the waters of swollen rivers. See the extent of the damage in the video and photo gallery below!
Days of torrential rain have flooded and triggered landslides in many regions of Epirus prefecture in Greece, which have been declared in a state of emergency. See the extent of destruction in the photogallery below!
Desert Breath, located in the Egyptian desert, is a land art project created by D.A.ST. Arteam to show the passage of time through its gradual erosion. The project was completed in 1997 and is still viewable today through satellite images. Learn more in the article that follows!
The most complex public works project in California history - the Bay Bridge's new eastern span - will be finally declared complete in a few weeks. The area's landmark was based on a bold design that had never been tried on that scale and will now pass under the control of state and local authorities after 16 years of construction.
According to a recent state report, California's levee system appears to be vulnerable to earthquakes or other natural disasters. Despite recent remediation efforts, about $40 billion would be required to make the aging levee network comply with current standards.
The historic single-arch bridge of Plaka in Arta county, Greece collapsed after torrential rain that hit the area in the last days. The largest single arch stone bridge in the Balkans and the third in Europe was built during the 18th century, over the waters of Arachthos River by local craftsmen and was a major historical landmark in the area.