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One-third of forests aren’t growing back after wildfire

The La Tuna Canyon fire burns over Burbank, California, U.S. (Image: Reuters)

A cluster of particularly destructive natural disasters in 2017 has pockmarked the nation with devastation. 455 more words

New study links natural disaster with revolutions

Boston-area transit spends $101M in weather resilience investments

Every region has its transportation challenges; in the Northeast, a major challenge comes in the form of weather.  456 more words

How To Help Rebuild Florida's Reefs Post Hurricane Irma

Pollution linked to 9 million deaths worldwide in 2015, study says

The fatal effects of pollution are seen across our planet.

In 2015, nearly one in six deaths, an estimated nine million worldwide, was related to pollution in some form — air, water, soil, chemical or occupational pollution, according to a new report published Thursday in The Lancet. 311 more words

How To Prepare for The Next Megastorm? Protect Wetlands, Mangroves and Reefs

How To Prepare for The Next Megastorm? Protect Wetlands, Mangroves and Reefs

We weren’t ready. Not for Maria, not for Harvey and Irma, not for Katrina before them. 333 more words

Resilience: What is ecological anthropology?

Theresa May to spend aid money on insurance against disasters in Africa

Theresa May is planning to spend tens of millions of pounds of aid funding on buying premiums with British insurance companies to help cover the costs of natural disasters in African countries, such as severe drought. 183 more words

Impermissible Exchange

The door refused to open. It said, “Five cents, please.” –Philip K. Dick (1969)

For some, Jean Baudrillard writes in postmodern twaddle. I recommend reading him first as heady science fiction that suddenly rewards that suspension of disbelief. 1,400 more words

Ecological Resilience

How urban planning can contribute to resilience and disaster risk reduction

Adult education – a tool for risk resilience in Serbia?

The Republic of Serbia has been faced with visible impacts of climate change in recent years. 159 more words