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How to Raise Climate-Resilient Kids

  Mangrove forests protect coastlines. ‘Synthetic mangroves’ could do the same for cities. Humans have lots of reasons to thank mangroves. These swampy, stilt-rooted trees store massive amounts of carbon … Continue reading

26/02/2020 · Leave a comment

The Hero’s Journey to Resilience and Thriving in the Context of Disaster

  Disaster & Resilience International Summit (DR 2020) The Disaster & Resilience International Summit is a trilingual (French, English, Spanish) event to be hold in Montreal (Canada) from June 16 … Continue reading

24/02/2020 · Leave a comment

Australia bushfires ignite calls for indigenous fire practices

Is an Aboriginal tale of an ancient volcano the oldest story ever told? Long ago, four giant beings arrived in southeast Australia. Three strode out to other parts of the … Continue reading

14/02/2020 · Leave a comment

Massive wildfires are permanently altering Australia’s landscape, scientists say

  Huge dust storms in Australia hit central New South Wales Damaging winds produced by thunderstorms across central New South Wales have whipped up dust storms that turned daytime into … Continue reading

21/01/2020 · Leave a comment

As Bushfires Rage, Australia Faces Another Challenge: Protecting National Mental Health

Earthquake Destroys Famous Natural Landmark In Puerto Rico A picturesque Puerto Rican landmark, Punta Ventana, has collapsed following a magnitude 5.79 earthquake. The earthquake struck today at 6:32 a.m. local … Continue reading

12/01/2020 · Leave a comment

NASA Satellites Animate World Path of Smoke From Australia Bushfires

Sea levels in Bangladesh could rise twice as much as predicted Bangladesh and parts of India could be hit by sea level rise almost twice as high as previously thought … Continue reading

11/01/2020 · Leave a comment

Venice floods cause mayor to declare a state of emergency

Australians ordered to flee flames as fires rage in east and west Australian officials on Wednesday ordered residents and tourists to get out of the way of fast-approaching flames as … Continue reading

14/11/2019 · Leave a comment

Australia Is Battling Some of the Most Dangerous Wildfires It’s Ever Seen

Aircraft fight Sydney blaze as Australians reel from bushfires Fires raged across a swathe of Australia’s east coast on Tuesday, destroying some homes and shrouding Sydney in smoke from a … Continue reading

13/11/2019 · Leave a comment