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How to Stop Floods from Destroying Homes

Over the weekend, the city of Venice tested its seven billion dollar flood protection system, known as the Moses project, for the first time. For centuries, Venice has been a center of art and cultur…

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Sinking Britain

The British Coastlines are threatened by erosion by the North Sea, with the nation debating what they can do to hold back the rising tide in their ever-shrinking island. Tilting geology and rising sea…

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Hurricane Aftermath, Jersey Style

Two days after hurricane Irene blew through New Jersey nine hundred households in my town and some three thousand in the county next door are still without power. Rumors circulate as to why the el…

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Opening with the value of native plants is great. But why show only 3 natives (goldenrod, milkweed,…

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Thanks for the good info! Some cool ideas and I hope they work.

Very good article. I've had dogs all my adult life and have used flea collars initially; then when …