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As sea levels rise, flooding is becoming more common along U.S. coasts, where about 30% of the population lives.
Climate Central
In a new study, the conventional understanding of soil liquefaction is being challenged, significantly reshaping our comprehension of earthquake-related soil deformation.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
As Hurricane Ian’s one-year anniversary approaches, a new Swiss Re analysis illustrates how rapid population growth has dwarfed accompanying efforts to reduce vulnerability to such events.
Swiss Reinsurance Company
Eruption of Mount Etna volcano, 16 February 2020
New study investigated how far fires ignited by hot rock projectiles from a volcanic eruption could spread under certain wind conditions.
GNS Science
Border Roads Organization clear the road to Leh affected by landslide on August 29, 2012 in Manali, India. Landslides are regular phenomenon of this high altitude region.
InSAR paints a dynamic picture of land deformation over time by detecting minuscule ground displacements on a millimeter scale. This is especially useful in South Asia, with its rugged landscapes and rapid development in hills and mountains.
World Bank, the
Yellow building collapsed after an earthquake.
Private, public, and intergovernmental stakeholders ask how can we ensure that good practices, lessons learned, and challenges are captured to improve and prepare for the next inevitable response in Türkiye, or elsewhere in the world?
Connecting Business initiative
Students are shown planting trees in a school in Sylhet, Bangladesh.
Nature-based solutions can help address environmental challenges in cities but community involvement and engagement is crucial to utilize local knowledge and create sustainable solutions.
Stockholm Environment Institute
Flooded street and house in Eastern South Africa
Researchers examine the main environmental short and long-term considerations, both to help inform the humanitarian response and later recovery in Libya. They also reflect on how years of conflict and insecurity in Libya contributed to the disaster.
Conflict and Environment Observatory (CEOBS)

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