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San Andreas fault ready to roll with big earthquake, expert says

San Andreas fault ‘locked, loaded and ready to roll’ with big earthquake, expert says

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Southern California’s section of the San Andreas fault is “locked, loaded and ready to roll,” a leading earthquake scientist said Wednesday at the National Earthquake Conference in Long Beach. The San Andreas fault is one of California’s most dangerous, and is the state’s longest fault. Yet for Southern California, the last big earthquake to strike the southern San Andreas was in 1857, when a magnitude 7.9 earthquake ruptured an astonishing 185 miles between Monterey County and the San Gabriel Mountains near Los Angeles…

 

Innovators get chance solve social problems

As Africa, especially the horn of Africa, struggles with drought and its effects, innovators are being called upon to help provide solutions to such perils. The call was made by Resilient Africa Network (RAN) – Horn of Africa Resilience. It is an innovation lab looking for creative ideas that will contribute to building resilience in areas consistently affected by drought such as the Borana Zone in southern Ethiopia…

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