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Infoporn: the 40 cities on the edge of disaster

Infoporn: the 40 cities on the edge of disaster


A simple equation reveals how close many cities are to disaster. WIRED presents 40 on the brink…



Climate changes leading to natural disasters

Professor Hans-Werner Koyro from Geissen University Germany has said that climate changes are leading to major disasters such as floods and drought.  Expressing his views at the International Workshop entitled, ‘Sustainable Development and Environment Protection’, organised by the Institute of Sustainable Halophyte Utilisation, University of Karachi with the support of Pakistan Academy of Science and University of Karachi here on Sunday, he said that these environmental changes threatened to cause major food crises for the growing world population.

“In many countries such as Germany and Brazil there is an increasing tendency to use food crops like maize and sugarcane to produce bio-fuel,” the professor…




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