The Dead Sea is drying up, and gaping sinkholes are appearing in its wake at an alarming rate.
Sediments drawn from the Blue Hole and other sites in Belize suggest that the Mayan civilization may have collapsed twice due to drought.
Experts say human influence has much to do with sinkholes.
A resort building near Disney World fell into a newly formed 40 to 60 foot sinkhole early this morning. Continue reading →
Sinkholes are a growing problem. What exactly are they? ->
Environmental activist Erin Brockovich spoke this weekend to residents in Louisianan who had to evacuate their homes after an alleged industrial failure caused a gigantic sinkhole. ->
Sinkholes are an increasingly deadly risk in Florida, due primarily to the region's geology.
Sinkholes are common features in Florida, but rarely do they kill, as is feared the case for one that swallowed a man in Tampa yesterday.
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