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The social side of Sandy

When dis­aster strikes, we rely on our social net­works for sup­port. During hur­ri­cane Sandy, neigh­bors helped neigh­bors by sharing elec­trical power with those who’d lost it or removing tree limbs […]

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Ecosystems serve up a healthy portion of prevention

A few months ago incoming fac­ulty member Brian Hel­muth saw a camel on the side of a river in the East Hammar Marsh in Basra, Iraq. “At first I thought, […]

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When you can’t cut, estimate your losses

Hur­ri­cane Sandy has laid bare the frailty of an urban infra­struc­ture not accus­tomed to large-​​​​scale nat­ural dis­as­ters. As others have recently explained, cli­mate change mod­eling sug­gests that the fre­quency of […]