Damaged banana plantation, Montevista township, Compostela Valley, on December 8, 2012.
AP Photo/Bullit Marquez Typhoon Bopha
Debris made up toppled trees and crops in the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha in the southern Philippines, on December 7, 2012.
Coconut trees knocked down by Typhoon Bopha in the coastal town of Boston, Davao Oriental in southern Philippines, on December 10, 2012
Erik De Castro: Typhoon Bopha
Russian Communist party supporters wearing naval uniforms of the beginning of the last century attend a rally in central St. Petersburg on November 7, 2012, marking the 95th anniversary of the October 1917 Bolshevik Revolution. (Olga Maltseva/AFP/Getty)
Aerial photo of storm-damaged Fun Town Pier amusement park, on the New Jersey shore. (USFWS/Greg Thompson) Source
Firefighters respond at the scene where the facade of a four-story building on 14th Street and 8th Avenue collapsed onto the sidewalk in New York, on October 29, 2012. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo)
waves from the Atlantic Ocean in Ocean City, Maryland, on October 28, 2012. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)
London 2012 Olympics photographer: Murad Sezer