Read more about the article Man Saved Six From Sinking Boat But Then Got A Cramp And Drowned
Ivan Willian Coelho, 36, poses in undated photo. (@luciane.alves.12979/Newsflash)

Man Saved Six From Sinking Boat But Then Got A Cramp And Drowned

A man has been hailed as a hero after he saved six people when their boat sank in a river but then tragically drowned himself. Ivan Willian Coelho, 36, and six others were travelling by boat on a river near the community of Lontra da Pedreira in a rural part…

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Read more about the article Four-Year-Old Syrian Girl Dies On Stranded Migrant Boat
The 4-year-old girl died of thirst on a boat loaded with migrants that was stuck on the high seas for about 10 days and no country wanted to rescue the migrants, despite repeated calls for help. (Newsflash)

Four-Year-Old Syrian Girl Dies On Stranded Migrant Boat

A four-year-old Syrian girl who left Lebanon for Europe on a fishing boat with 60 other migrants died of thirst after no ship or country came to their aid. Loujin Ahmed Nasif had boarded the boat with her mother and one-year-old sister in their attempt to seek a better life…

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Read more about the article Thousands of Fish Dead On Poisoned River
Picture shows dead fish in the Odra river, undated. There have been a number of dead fish found in the water. (@Gabi_Koz/CEN)

Thousands of Fish Dead On Poisoned River

Environmental experts have warned of a poisoning disaster after thousands of dead fish were found in a Polish river. Shocking images of fish floating on the surface of the Oder River have triggered an investigation into the cause of the wildlife disaster. The Provincial Environmental Protection Inspectorate in the city…

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Read more about the article Tragic Last Snap Of Mountaineer Before Avalanche Swept Him Away
The last selfie of Filippo Bari (27) from Vicenza who is among the victims of the glacier disaster in Marmolada. (Newsflash)

Tragic Last Snap Of Mountaineer Before Avalanche Swept Him Away

A young mountaineer took this grinning selfie and sent it to his family moments before he was killed in an avalanche. The deadly ice, snow and rock slide was triggered by the collapse of a glacier on Marmolada, a mountain in north-eastern Italy, on Sunday, 3rd July. The disaster left…

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Read more about the article Heroic Rescue Dog Who Travelled To Worlds Worst Disaster Zones And Saved 53 Has Cancer
Frida, the rescue dog before retiring on 24th June, 2019. (Newsflash)

Heroic Rescue Dog Who Travelled To Worlds Worst Disaster Zones And Saved 53 Has Cancer

A heroic rescue dog who travelled to some of the world's worst disaster zones and saved an estimated 53 lives has been diagnosed with a tumour after going into retirement. Frida specialised in helping to save the lives of people buried under the rubble of collapsed buildings in earthquakes and…

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Read more about the article Survivor Of Costa Concordia Cruise Ship Disaster Receives GBP 80K In Compo
Costa Concordia, the ship involved in a accident on the Island of Giglio, Italy, on 13th January 2012, the Court of Genoa granted Ernesto Carusotti, one of the EUR 77 thousand in compensation, in December, 2021. (Newsflash)

Survivor Of Costa Concordia Cruise Ship Disaster Receives GBP 80K In Compo

A survivor of the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster in 2012 has received nearly GBP 80,000 in compensation for ‘post-shipwreck stress’. The Costa Concordia cruise ship struck an underwater rock, capsized, and sank off Giglio Island near the coast of Tuscany on 13th January 2012. The Court of Genoa has…

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Read more about the article Disaster Relief Corporal Melts Hearts By Adopting Cat He Saved From La Palma Volcanic Eruption
A kitten rescued from the ashes of La Palma by a member of the Spanish Military Emergency Unit (UME) who gave her mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and later decided to adopt her. (@HomusCanterus82/Newsflash)

Disaster Relief Corporal Melts Hearts By Adopting Cat He Saved From La Palma Volcanic Eruption

A disaster relief worker has adopted the cat whose life he saved after it was knocked unconscious by smoke and ash from the ongoing Cumbre Vieja volcanic eruption. Video footage shows how Corporal Juan Carlos Nunez of the Military Emergencies Unit, a branch of the Spanish Armed Forces, performed mouth-to-mouth…

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Read more about the article NGOs Take Action Against Spain Over Polluted Lagoon On Brink Of Ecological Disaster
The condition of the eutrophication contamination in Mar Menor, that has not improved during the last 5 years from 2016 to the 2021, in Spain. (ANSE/Newsflash)

NGOs Take Action Against Spain Over Polluted Lagoon On Brink Of Ecological Disaster

This footage shows the shocking levels of pollution in the Mar Menor saltwater lagoon in southern Spain that the government has allegedly been ignoring for the past five years. Menor Mar has been turned into a soup of eutrophication with dead fish littering its banks and algae blooms blocking the…

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Read more about the article 1st Squid Brain Map Could Reveal Invisibility Secrets
Close-up of squid head. Live specimen (dorsal view) and a schematic drawing represents three anatomical planes

1st Squid Brain Map Could Reveal Invisibility Secrets

Remarkable research over the last four years to create the first ever 'map' of the squid brain could have far-reaching consequences for technologies ranging from computer vision and soft robotics through to disaster relief and "swarm robotics". Newsflash has interviewed one of the scientists who has been using MRI technology…

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Read more about the article Chernobyl Worker Speaks Up In Wake Of Hit TV Series
Alexander Zahorodnyuk, survivor of Chernobyl during interview

Chernobyl Worker Speaks Up In Wake Of Hit TV Series

This Chernobyl disaster survivor who was forced to work right next to the nuclear reactor during the clean-up has shared his story in the wake of the acclaimed TV show starring Brit actor Jared Harris. Oleksandr Zahorodnyuk, who has see eight of his 30 colleagues die since the Chernobyl disaster…

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