News tagged with flood risk

Climate change shifts timing of European floods

A study conducted by TU Wien and 30 European partners shows that the timing of the floods has shifted across much of Europe, dramatically in some areas. When a major flood event occurs it is often attributed to climate change. ...

dateAug 10, 2017 in Environment
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River areas overrun by invasive plants

Rivers are high-speed corridors for the spread of invasive exotic plants. Increasingly, these plants are pushing out native species and making floods more likely. A study conducted by Deltares, Utrecht University, Radboud ...

dateAug 02, 2017 in Ecology
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Harnessing nature to manage rising flood risk

Worldwide, flood risk will continue to rise as cities grow larger and rainstorms become more intense, making conventional engineering insufficient as the sole approach to flood management.  "Natural and Nature-Based Flood ...

dateMay 25, 2017 in Environment
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