By combining demography data with permafrost maps, researchers provide a first count of the population on permafrost and predict its imminent decline.
Behind Uganda’s lavish beauty, climate change has taken its toll: Death, destroyed properties, and displaced communities increase as above-normal rainfall floods the country.
As India grapples with devastating monsoon floods, a new review supports greater investment in nonstructural solutions.
Zimbabwe’s groundwater is disappearing fast, leaving rural communities without water for household and agricultural use.
Water levels in Africa’s largest lake have risen over a meter since last fall and continue to increase as land use changes and heavy rains enhance the flow.
Search for your address in this new database and get an easy to understand indicator of the potential for flooding now and over the next several decades as climate change alters our environment.
Modeling of mysteriously fluctuating water levels in the Great Lakes has helped to optimize the prices of shipping insurance contracts along with investments in dredging navigation channels.
The Syrian refugee crisis has had far-reaching consequences for geologic risk in neighboring Lebanon, providing insights into the interplay between forced displacement and natural disasters.
Scientists traveled to Kerala, a state in India recently devastated by severe monsoon rains. They found a vulnerable population that will soon face fresh landslide risks as a new monsoon approaches.
A different modeling approach fills large gaps in the U.S. government’s flood risk estimates, revealing previously overlooked at-risk areas often surrounding small flood-prone streams.