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A New Twist on Storm Prediction

Tornadoes can wreak havoc within minutes. Now, two Canadian researchers have a detection technique that could help save lives.
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Spray On Some Earthquake Protection

Sprayable concrete isn't just a gimmick – the innovation could help keep thousands of B.C. school children safe if "the big one" hits.
Emergency responder surveys scene after Hurricane Katrina

This Is Only a Test… Until the Day It Isn’t

Disasters like Hurricane Harvey remind us of the need for emergency communication. Can the internet play a key role in saving lives?
Nepal Ground Displacement Map

What Causes Earthquakes?

The Earth's violent movement can cause mass destruction and death. Here's a look at the history of our understanding of earthquakes.
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How Going Green Can Fight Floods

Green roofs aren't just about paying lip service to environmentalism; they can also be a key line of defence when natural disasters strike.

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