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A common weed harbors important clues about how to create drought resistant crops in a world beset by climate change.
A doctor goes about in an infectious diseases ward set up in New Delhi, India at the height of COVID-19
With climate change influencing more than 1,000 transmission pathways and climate hazards increasingly globally, the world will need to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving climate change to reduce disease risks.
This image shows dead trees that were destroyed by a forest fire and are now covered with frost and rain.
A new study uses data from the ECOSTRESS instrument aboard the space station to better understand why some parts of a wildfire burn more intensely than others.
Long-term disaster mitigation plans and net-zero ambitions are running up against the realities of human impatience and reimbursement limits from insurers in Lytton, Canada, a village burned in 2021.
A man treks the banks of a lake high up Nepal near Mt. Everest
The WeACT project explored the potential of the latest remote sensing and dam-break flood modelling technologies to develop a web-based glacial lake outburst flood hazard assessment that could improve community flood preparedness and resilience in Nepal.
After years of massive wildfires, it’s become evident that these blazes do more than burn their surroundings — they’re also influencing weather.
A man lies down on Clifton beach in Karachi, Pakistan
In the rush to build some of Pakistan’s most expensive real estate, our investigation reveals that ecosystems and livelihoods are being demolished, and the risk of disaster being heightened.
Residents cross a flooded highway in Kashmir
Eight years after the devastating 2014 floods, residents of Srinagar fear a repeat despite a much-touted plan to reduce damage.
Data shows that while the programme reduced poverty and empowered women, it must make changes that will meaningfully benefit workers amid climate change.
The walls of Bagerhat's sixty dome mosque are smudged white by the saline air
Archaeological sites such as those in the Mosque City of Bagerhat on the coast of the country are particularly vulnerable to climate change.