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Always Be Prepared: 4 Ways Communities are Prepping for Severe Weather

Hurricanes, droughts, wildfires, flooding. In the face of increasingly severe and erratic storms and droughts, communities are focused on solutions. From mangroves that protect coasts to cutting-ed…

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How to Feed A Family with No Electricity

As is evidenced by the less than kind weather we have been having lately with Hurricane Sandy, and Hurricane Irene and Lee before that, living with weather related catastrophe is becoming the new norm…

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The Link Between Storms and Procreation

For readers who were in Hurricane Sandy's path, we hope that you were unscathed. And that you took advantage of being cooped up inside by eating all the ice cream in the freezer and, of course, gettin…

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Top 5 Tips To Keep Pets Safe During Hurricane Sandy

As Hurricane Sandy threatens land along the East Coast, it is important to plan for your pets when preparing for the storm. Our friends at the ASPCA and the Humane Society of the United States have pr…

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Hurricane Isaac Is a Wake-Up Call for Coastal Restoration

By Cindy Brown / The Nature Conservancy Cindy Brown is the Gulf Coast Program Director for The Nature Conservancy and a New Orleans native. Our conversation began with the simple message in her …

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Animals Are Flood Victims Too

By Heather Buchman, AccuWeather Meet Janey, a rambunctious, yet sweet, young pit bull mix who was rescued from the flood waters that engulfed Bloomsburg, Pa., last week. Her family's home was a tot…

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Hurricane Comes Between US And Our Stuff

Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire. - Wendell Berry Here comes another natural disaster to assist us in the releasing of our possessions. I believe we …

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Much of the East Coast is gripping for what is likely to be an historic and devastating hurricane. With Sandy expected to impact areas not used to such extreme conditions, tens of millions of people w…

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