Natural Disasters
Young adults with PTSD may have a higher risk of stroke in middle age  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Young adults who develop PTSD after a traumatic event (e.g., gun violence, sexual assault, military combat or natural disaster) may... more
Nature-based solutions can help protect us from climate-related natural hazards  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Solutions found in nature should be our first line of defense against the increasing number of climate change-related natural disasters, say experts. more
Nature-based solutions should be first line of defense against weather- and climate-related natural hazards  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Solutions found in nature should be our first line of defence against the increasing number of climate change-related natural disasters,... more
Monitoring hurricanes for better life-saving, property-preserving decisions  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
When a natural disaster strikes, first responders step in to reduce harm and save lives. They risk their lives in highly unpredictable environments—often without clear knowledge of the dangers they are facing or where... more
New study shows coral reef fish do not mind 3-D-printed corals  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Natural disasters such as hurricanes often leave devastation in their wake. Residents living in affected areas are sometimes displaced or require temporary shelter while their homes—or... more
Scientists identify strong genetic markers for PTSD  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the most commonly occurring and seriously debilitating disorder that happens when a person gets exposed to traumatic events, including sexual assault, combat, and natural disaster. more
Costs of natural disasters are increasing at the high end  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
While the economic cost of natural disasters has not increased much on average, averages can be deceptive. The costs of major disasters like hurricanes Katrina, Maria and Dorian... more
Costs of natural disasters are increasing at the high end  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
While the economic cost of natural disasters has not increased much on average, averages can be deceptive. The costs of major disasters like hurricanes Katrina, Maria and Dorian... more
Defense Innovation Unit launches new satellite imagery prize challenge  SPACE NEWS · 4 weeks
Competitors have to develop computer vision algorithms to automate the process of assessing building damage after natural disasters.... more
Hurricane resilience in the bahamas: Ecosystem  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new study provides information on how to invest in natural coastal ecosystems that the Bahamian government, community leaders and development banks are applying in post-disaster recovery and future storm preparation in the Bahamas. more
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