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The threat of hurricanes is not just storm surges, floods and the ferocious winds encountered as they made landfall.

Threats from the lack of clean water, decomposing bodies and the lack fo food and medical supplies due to problems with accessibility exacerabates (worsens) the already dire situation – especially in very poor countries like Haiti.

Weather & Climate

Infinity blues.

It’s amazing how the weather changes in Mauritius – that’s island life for you!

Yesterday we wanted to go hiking with some friends but it was so wet that we had to stop – simply too slippery for the kids. 172 more words

Island Life

A week after Hurricane Matthew (Oct 2016) hit Haiti, the death toll had climbed to 1,000 people, and United Nations agencies struggled to bring aid to devastated communities…

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Food Resources

What are El Niño and La Niña?

“El Niño and La Niña are complex weather patterns resulting from variations in ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific–officially known as the El Niño-Southern Oscillation… 80 more words

Scoop.it

Layers of the Atmosphere

A mixture of gases that surrounds the Earth is called the atmosphere. The Earth’s atmosphere is divided into four layers. These layers are all extremely important properties that protect us from the Sun’s ultra-violet rays, keeps the Earth warm and cool enough to live, and controls what the weather is like. 201 more words

Weather & Climate

Convincing commoners of catastrophe

You will write a letter to the two individuals you identified in D8 to try to convince them to do their part in your mitigation plan. 452 more words

Individual Impacts Letter

Dear father with a new baby and executive at a petroleum company,

As you may or may not know, there has been a rise in carbon dioxide levels over the many years. 977 more words

Weather & Climate