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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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Emergency Heat for Winter Storms

The weather stations have been in frequent frenzy this winter, warning communities across the nation of the next big winter storm. It may seem counter-intuitive, but climate change may cause increasin…

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A Smarter Way to Rebuild After Hurricanes

Seven short weeks ago, after days of storm warnings and evacuation orders, Hurricane Sandy slammed into the United States. The entire eastern seaboard, from Florida to Maine, was affected, as tropical…

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10 States Most at Risk Of Disaster

History is punctuated with disasters. Vesuvius, the China floods, the San Francisco earthquake, the Indian Ocean tsunami, and countless other catastrophes dot the timeline with damage, loss and destru…

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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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Amazing Sheep Rescue in Iceland Snowstorm (Photos)

After a severe storm in northern Iceland, dozens of animals were left trapped in the snow. One farmer, Elín Baldvinsdóttir, found her sheep huddled together under 7-10 feet (2-3 meters) of snow! Searc…

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Storms Leave Behind Wildlife, Pollution and Debris

As Hurricane Irene whipped through my Northeast town, leaving my home flooded and without power, I wondered what else such a massive storm would leave behind. Within just a few days, it became evident…

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Understanding The Energy Of Killer Tornadoes

This has already been a bad year for natural disasters in the United States. For over a month, tornadoes, hail, and rain storms have caused massive damage across the country. Killer tornadoes have …

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