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The resilience of cities against extreme weather

The frequency and severity of the latest extreme weather events in Europe has raised an alarm urging both local authorities and scientists to act. Part of the solution to counter the devastating effects of floods on human ...

dateOct 05, 2016 in Environment
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Heatwaves in the ocean—a risk to ecosystems?

Marine ecosystems are responsible for about half of global annual primary production and more than one billion people rely on fish as their primary protein source. Latest studies show that enormous warm water bubbles in the ...

dateSep 19, 2016 in Environment
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