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Two women Tea Laborers plucking Tea leaves in a Tea Garden in Hatton, Sri Lanka.
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The community of Chrystler’s Farm, a tea estate in Nuwara Eliya in the highlands of Sri Lanka, celebrated their initiative to restore the local canal. It is the culmination of a series of community discussions and an anticipatory action exercise.
International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
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Predicting hurricane intensity has lagged behind tracking its path because the forces driving the storm have been difficult and dangerous to measure—until now.
Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative
Scene of the simulation
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From June 7th to 9th, MapAction conducted its largest ever disaster simulation event with approximately 100 staff, volunteers, partners and observers taking part.
MapAction
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Women battle extreme heat as they push to keep playing sports against all odds in Pakistan's sweltering Sindh province.
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Pandemic Preparedness
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The World Health Organization (WHO) took an important step by adopting useful revisions to the existing legally-binding International Health Regulations.
Conversation Media Group, the
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Nepal’s wildfires are increasing in frequency and intensity. Forest scientists say that Nepalis’ changing relationship with forests is also escalating the incidence of forest fire, but that better fire prediction and preparedness could minimize harm.
Nature International journal of science
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As heat waves creep north, they are baking schools that previously did not need air conditioning. Fixing the problem will be neither cheap, nor easy.
Washington Post, the
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According to a 2019 survey, only 8% of Canadian health care facilities acknowledged climate change in their strategic plan or had identified climate risks in specific policies.
The Energy Mix
A firefighter surveys wildfire damage in Queensland, Australia
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At least seven times over the last two millennia, our new research shows bushfire-prone southeast Australia has endured bushfire weather as bad or worse than what was experienced during the devastating Black Summer bushfires.
Conversation Media Group, the
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Heatwaves expose existing inequalities while giving rise to new disparities. Not everyone faces the consequences of heat equally; there is a stark divide depending on the socioeconomic situation.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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