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Natural Disasters

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Humans are the most adaptable species on the planet. We endure fierce blizzards, build communities in the blistering heat of the Sahara, erect societies on mountains. But “Natural Disasters” shows us Mother Nature is ultimately always in control.

Humans are the most adaptable species on the planet. We endure fierce blizzards, build communities in the blistering heat of the Sahara, erect societies on mountains. But “Natural Disasters” shows us Mother Nature is ultimately always in control.
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United States

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Parcast

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Humans are the most adaptable species on the planet. We endure fierce blizzards, build communities in the blistering heat of the Sahara, erect societies on mountains. But “Natural Disasters” shows us Mother Nature is ultimately always in control.

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English


Episodes

Mount Everest Pt. 2: Below Freezing

9/19/2019
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The wind howled. The clouds surrounded the mountain, dropping the temperature down below freezing. The climbers of Mountain Madness and Adventure Consultants were still stranded and exposed on Everest’s peak. What followed was an incredible story of survival… and tragedy.

Duration:00:39:27

Mount Everest Pt. 1: The Blizzard of 1996

9/12/2019
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In 1996, two climbing groups set out to reach the peak of Mount Everest, the highest point on planet Earth. A sudden, unexpected blizzard would leave them stranded on the mountain's summit, where the freezing cold and lack of oxygen slowly killed them off, one by one.

Duration:00:46:08

Krakatoa Pt. 2: The Explosion Heard ‘Round The World

9/5/2019
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After the first eruption of Krakatoa on August 26th, 1883, the citizens of the Sunda Strait may have assumed the worst was over. But they were about to experience a tsunami that would be the first of many over the next 24 hours. On top of this, pyroclastic flows were on their way, ready to burn those running for safety in the hills. With such an extreme level of catastrophe, it seemed that none would survive.

Duration:00:42:59

Krakatoa Pt. 1: West of Java

8/29/2019
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In 1883 between the south-Asian islands of Java and Sumatra, a deadly force was brewing. The volcano Krakatoa had been waiting to erupt for over a thousand years. Dutch colonizers ignored the warning signs, and Islanders had little mobility. It was a recipe for disaster. Soon, the mountain would explode, generating some of the most deadly phenomena ever to terrorize the planet earth. Parcasters - Thank you for listening to our new podcast! Enjoy!

Duration:00:45:28

Welcome to Natural Disasters

8/8/2019
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Tsunamis, volcanoes, tornadoes, earthquakes...these are real-life monsters. We like to think we’re prepared for a catastrophe. But time and time again, Mother Nature proves us wrong. Each week, Parcast's original show, Natural Disasters examines the earth’s biggest catastrophes that took countless lives, destroyed communities, and toppled civilizations. Natural Disasters premieres Thursday August 29th. New episodes available every Thursday on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts....

Duration:00:02:14