News tagged with erosion

Research team studies geology of wildfires

The most destructive wildfire in Colorado's history began on Sept. 6, 2010. For four days, it burned an area roughly 10 square miles around Fourmile Canyon. It destroyed 168 homes, more than any previous fire in Colorado's ...

dateFeb 26, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Giving seagrass its due

Seagrass meadows play a crucial role in reducing coastal erosion, making their conservation key for combating rising sea levels due to climate change.

dateFeb 21, 2018 in Environment
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The future of climate refugees

As climate change causes sea levels to rise, vulnerable populations in countries like Tuvalu, Bangladesh and Vietnam are threatened with the very real prospect of losing their homes and migrating inland.

dateNov 06, 2017 in Environment
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