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Why do some Megastorms kill more people in some countries than others?

How is it that the same megastorm can take so many lives in one country, while just across the border people survive the chaos and devastation? And as the frequency and intensity of hurricanes, typhoons and hugely destructive storms seems … Continue reading

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Dengue fever now threatens 2.5b people and is endemic in 110 countries.

Warmer weather also pleases the mosquitos that spread Dengue fever, a sometimes fatal disease that has recoded a 30x increase in cases in 50 years. Up to 500m people suffer Dengue. Getting it once is bad, but a second infection … Continue reading

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The weather is changing. Are you?

Is drought the new normal? Australia, California, large areas of Africa and Central & South America, India and more are suffering. In Australia, the Millennium Drought was a disaster for the Murray River that rocked food prices around the world. … Continue reading

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