From its tempestuous, turbulent atmosphere to its consistently moving and shifting tectonic plates, the Earth can be a very dangerous place to live. Devastation can take on many guises; hurricanes lashing southern United States, blistering fires sweeping Australia’s bushland, earthquakes crumbling cities in one bold seismic move, sink holes swallowing homes into darkness and walls of water hurtling toward island continents with such speed and ferocity leaving no chance of escape. From first-hand accounts from the people that live there, 72 Dangerous Places to Live is a fascinating discovery of the world’s riskiest places to live.
Life is downright dangerous near an old asbestos mine in Australia, in a toxic village in Peru and along the world's most polluted river in Indonesia.
Resolute adventurers brave bizarrely frequent lightning strikes in Venezuela, the mountainous Death Road in Bolivia and the perils of Mt. Everest.
Despite the risks, intrepid souls live in a radiation zone in Japan and work on the slopes of a sulfur-spewing volcano in Java.
Learn how locals survive earthquakes and tsunamis in Japan, a furnace-hot desert in Ethiopia and a cataclysmic rise in sea level in Bangladesh.Watch Now:Amazon
Discover what it's like to live in the United States' Tornado Alley, Australia's bushfire-prone wilderness and Antarctica's brutal cold.Watch Now:Amazon
Explore how locals live in the shadow of deadly avalanches in the Canadian Rockies, oppressive smog of Beijing and lethal mountain-quakes in Nepal.