Urbanisation is the main reason for rising temperatures and water pollution, but receives little attention in discussions about the health of water streams, reefs and oceans.
Australia's coastal settlements are highly exposed to the impacts of climate change. Climate-resilient urban landscapes that can cope with large amounts of water need to become the new normal.
African countries are sure to face more flooding in the future, they need to adapt or risk loosing the progress that's already been made
To lessen the impacts of flash flooding in dry regions like Jordan, we need to educate local authorities on how best to manage their water.
The differences between owners and the growing number of renters, and between rural and urban areas, point to explanations other than affordability for the one-in-two Australians who are underinsured.
Smart roads in Africa could help reduce the impact of flooding and other disasters that affect rural communities.
Ghana needs to deal with the underlying causes of floods and prepare people for them.
Wetlands in Australia are often dry. They may look unassuming but it's a vital part of their vibrant lifecycle.
Yes, giant mosquitoes are a thing. They're specialized to wait out the dry times only to emerge from their eggs when high water provides the perfect larval environment.
Flooding seems to be an inevitable reality for Nigeria. But the risks can be minimised.
AI can definitely help us monitor floods and could perhaps even deliver more accurate early-warning messages in the near future.
As Hurricane Florence is expected to pound the Carolinas with significant flooding, an insurance expert explains how the program designed to help the millions affected recover.
Planning for rivers is one thing, but implementation is another as urbanisation and population growth increases.
When a dam comes down this fall, a team of scientists will be there to track the environmental changes.
In 2017 18.8 million people were displaced by natural disasters, with floods accounting for 8.6 million. Climate change is poised to drive those numbers higher still.
We rely on climate data to help us make important decisions for our future, such as building infrastructure. But what if a region's climate has long been more volatile than we realised?
Managing flood risk is not just 'good planning'; it requires commitment to resilient cities by land developers, politicians and communities. Effective response means learning from mistakes.
Wild animals are hard at work this spring. Here's how their hard labour benefits humans, and why we should be more appreciative.
Australia has always suffered heat and flood, but a detailed seasonal rainfall reconstruction of the last 800 years shows the extremes are intensifying.
Engineering practice assumes that floods are randomly distributed but science suggests they are not. This raises questions about the reliability of flood infrastructure and management strategies.