Atmospheric rivers over California’s wildfire burn scars raise fears of deadly mudslides – this is what cascading climate disasters look like

Mudslides start with destabilized land, often from wildfires, and then rain drives the cascading disaster.

Amir AghaKouchak, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine • conversation
Jan. 10, 2023 ~8 min

William Wordsworth and the Romantics anticipated today's idea of a nature-positive life

The idea that human activity threatens nature, and that it is important to protect wild places, dates back to the dawn of the Industrial Revolution.

Jonathan Bate, Foundation Professor of Environmental Humanities, Arizona State University • conversation
Jan. 4, 2023 ~9 min


How tracking technology is transforming our understanding of animal behaviour

Scientists use biologging devices to track animal behaviour – here are four times where it has improved our understanding of nature.

Louise Gentle, Principal Lecturer in Wildlife Conservation, Nottingham Trent University • conversation
Jan. 4, 2023 ~8 min

Can machine learning predict the next big disaster?

Researchers may have a way to forecast hard-to-predict events like earthquakes and pandemics with less data.

Brown University • futurity
Jan. 3, 2023 ~7 min

Five human technologies inspired by nature – from velcro to racing cars

Humans often look to nature for the solutions to complex problems – here are five times where biological processes have inspired innovation.

Amin Al-Habaibeh, Professor of Intelligent Engineering Systems, Nottingham Trent University • conversation
Dec. 30, 2022 ~7 min

Homes that survived the Marshall Fire 1 year ago harbored another disaster inside – here’s what we’ve learned about this insidious urban wildfire risk

Noxious smells and blowing ash initially made the homes unlivable. But even after their homes were cleaned, some residents still reported health effects months later.

Michael Hannigan, Professor, University of Colorado Boulder • conversation
Dec. 26, 2022 ~10 min

Homes that survived the Marshall Fire harbored another disaster inside – here’s what we’ve learned about this insidious urban wildfire risk

When the Marshall Fire swept through the Boulder suburbs, scientists began studying the health effects. What they’re learning could help homeowners in the future.

Michael Hannigan, Professor, University of Colorado Boulder • conversation
Dec. 26, 2022 ~10 min

Homes that survived the Marshall Fire 1 year ago today faced another disaster inside – here’s what we’ve learned about an insidious urban wildfire risk

When the Marshall Fire swept through the Boulder suburbs, scientists began studying the health effects. What they’re learning could help homeowners in the future.

Michael Hannigan, Professor, University of Colorado Boulder • conversation
Dec. 26, 2022 ~10 min


Homes that survived the Boulder County fire 1 year ago hid another disaster inside – here’s what we’ve learned about this urban wildfire health risk

When the Marshall Fire swept through the Boulder suburbs, scientists began studying the health effects. What they’re learning could help homeowners in the future.

Michael Hannigan, Professor, University of Colorado Boulder • conversation
Dec. 26, 2022 ~10 min

Homes that survived the Boulder County fire 1 year ago hid another disaster inside – here’s what we’ve learned about this insidious urban wildfire health risk

When the Marshall Fire swept through the Boulder suburbs, scientists began studying the health effects. What they’re learning could help homeowners in the future.

Michael Hannigan, Professor, University of Colorado Boulder • conversation
Dec. 26, 2022 ~10 min

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