Pop Week - In the Oku volcanic plain, 200 miles northwest of Yaounde, Cameroon, lies a body of water known to local villagers as “the Bad Lake.” On the night of Aug 21, 1986, its surface suddenly erupted in a 300-foot-tall toxic spray that sent a lethal mist roiling through the countryside.
Rain Week - Beaches naturally fluctuate between periods of growth and decay, however, the US coasts are vulnerable to erosion due to climate change. Can we save America’s coasts from vanishing under these forces?
Secret Week - Is it ethical to ban people from talking about fracking?
Outlier Week - Manhattan’s last natural forest stands at Inwood Hill Park.