"Residents survey the damage in a Valparaiso neighborhood on April 13, 2014." Reuters/Eliseo Fernandez
'dead fish floating on the banks of the polluted Fuhe river in Wuhan, Hubei province, on September 3, 2013’
"A boy sits on a ladder next to his flooded house with the water level of the Yamuna River rising after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi, on June 19, 2013." Anindito Mukherjee
A firefighter walks past burning train cars in Lac-Megantic, on July 6, 2013. Mathieu Belanger
'Workers clean the streets of the historical city of Passau, which was flooded by the swollen Danube River and the Inn river (above) on June 6, 2013.' Joerg Koch
'The cloverleaf highway crossing of the A92 and the A3, flooded near the Bavarian city of Deggendorf, on June 5, 2013.' Wolfgang Rattay
'An aerial view shows buildings flooded by water from the River Danube near the Bavarian village of Deggendorf, on June 6, 2013.' Christof Stache
‘Structures of downtown Plymouth, the former capital of Montserrat, almost completely buried beneath ash flows, inside the Monserrat Exclusion Zone, on May 5, 2006.’ (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
'A traditional British phone booth lies half buried in volcanic ash in the deserted town of Plymouth, on March 2, 1998.' (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Feb. 5 2013. Herring, worth billions in exports, are seen floating dead in Kolgrafafjordur, a small fjord on the northern part of Snaefellsnes peninsula, in western Iceland (Brynjar Gauti—AP).
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