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World unprepared for next major volcanic eruption, researchers say ‘death tolls could reach millions’

Mental health collaborative tackles fire-related trauma in Sonoma County When a North Bay fire survivor walks into her private practice office, Santa Rosa psychologist Alisa Liguori Stratton never presumes to … Continue reading

10/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Biodiversity for Resilience Against Natural Disasters

Toronto Millennials are killing stereotypes by giving back to their city More than 90 of Toronto’s Millennial and Gen X philanthropists are bucking stereotypes about their generations and collectively pledging … Continue reading

24/01/2018 · Leave a comment

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. Numbers for Hurricanes … Continue reading

16/12/2017 · Leave a comment

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. MBTA’s preparations are essential to … Continue reading

11/11/2017 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

24/10/2017 · Leave a comment

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. Storms keep … Continue reading

03/10/2017 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

15/07/2017 · Leave a comment

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. As a consequence of … Continue reading

06/07/2017 · Leave a comment

Underwater volcano eruptions allow new bacteria to take over seafloor

Put a price on the costs of disasters, says UN risk chief Robert Glasser Calculating the costs of natural disasters is a valuable way for governments to recognize and limit the … Continue reading

01/05/2017 · Leave a comment

When a Spouse Dies, Resilience Can Be Uneven

New study finds Earth heading for catastrophic 5-degree-Celsius warming Scientists say the Earth is warming up fast, and policy makers have been urged to keep that warming to an increase … Continue reading

29/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Once in generation flood has NSW town preparing to evacuate

Once in generation flood has NSW town preparing to evacuate An evacuation order has been issued for residents in the New South Wales central western town of Forbes, as they … Continue reading

25/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Separating Fiction in this Time of Natural Disasters

Separating Fiction in this Time of Natural Disasters There is always fact versus fiction when speaking about the news. Why else would the entertainment industry be so interesting if not … Continue reading

19/09/2016 · Leave a comment

A huge change is coming to global investing and not enough people are paying attention

A huge change is coming to global investing and not enough people are paying attention BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager with almost $5 trillion (£3.7 trillion) in assets, said … Continue reading

11/09/2016 · Leave a comment

The Great Barrier Reef: a catastrophe laid bare. And more…

The Great Barrier Reef: a catastrophe laid bare Australia’s natural wonder is in mortal danger. Bleaching caused by climate change has killed almost a quarter of its coral this year … Continue reading

16/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Homeowners kept in dark about climate change risk to houses, says report. And more…

Insect Resilience and Climate Change Ecosystem tipping points and climate change warning signs are making headlines. Yesterday I read record breaking heat is melting roads in some of India’s busiest … Continue reading

01/06/2016 · Leave a comment

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