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Haiti quake toll rises to 17

The death toll from the earthquake that struck northwest Haiti over the weekend has risen to 17, with nearly 350 others injured, the interior ministry said Tuesday.

dateOct 10, 2018 in Environment
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Charity urges aid for sinking cities

Governments must provide "major" investment in flood risk reduction to save coastal cities around the world, a charity said Friday, as rising seas and sinking urban areas pose unprecedented threats to millions of homes.

dateOct 05, 2018 in Environment
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When is a sea wall a good idea?

Recent hurricanes like Maria and Sandy have brought crippling winds, torrential rains, and flooding to vulnerable coastal regions, in some cases killing thousands of people. Sea walls and other barriers are often suggested ...

dateSep 14, 2018 in Environment
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