Asia and Africa most vulnerable to disasters and their effects

The Natural Hazards Vulnerability Index from risk analysts Verisk Maplecroft has Identified that countries and mega-cities across Asia are highly exposed to natural hazards ranging from cyclones to earthquakes, but people in sub-Saharan Africa are more vulnerable. Nearly 1.4 billion…

To Burn or Not to Burn?

Australia has a long and continuing history of burning in its forests to reduce fuels and maintain biodiversity. However, the debate over prescribed burning targets has been an ongoing one for almost as long as the practice has been conducted.…

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