Landslides: New early warning systems reduce false alarms

Many slopes in the Campania region of Italy are covered with layers of volcanic soil, the result of repeated eruptions over the course of millennia. As the impacts of climate change worsen, including the occurrence of very ...

Low risk of researchers passing coronavirus to North American bats

The risk is low that scientists could pass coronavirus to North American bats during winter research, according to a new study led by the U.S. Geological Survey. Scientists find the overall risk to be 1 in 1,000 if no protective ...

Community 'voice' should guide expanding African cities

Two new environmental policy briefings, aimed at decision makers working on rapidly expanding urban areas in southern Africa, emphasize that local community voices must be included in the early planning stages to minimize ...

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